Nation, News

PH government eyes P40.9-B post-calamity rehab budget

1 Dec , 2013  

MANILA — President Benigno S. Aquino III and his Cabinet ironed out government programs aimed at immediately rehabilitating typhoon-affected areas in Eastern Visayas, a Palace official said on Saturday. In a statement Saturday, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said the government priority areas are the localities within the 50-kilometer zone from the […]

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Disaster, Nation, News

Salceda urges foreign donors to start giving cash relief to the Philippines

25 Nov , 2013  

LEGAZPI CITY — Albay Gov. Joey Salceda has urged foreign donors to start giving cash relief to the Philippines or donate to the World Food Programme, an agency with proven expertise in addressing protracted humanitarian crises, to help expedite positive impacts and improve aid effectiveness. Salceda, co-chair of the United Nations (UN) Green Climate Fund, […]

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