November 29, 2013 12:17 pm· Comments Off on Eastern Samars Guiuan town prioritizes livelihood as efforts shift to rehabilitation
GUIUAN, Eastern Samar, Nov 29 — The municipality of Guiuan in Eastern Samar is prioritizing the provision of alternative livelihood to displaced residents as it reels off from the devastation caused by super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).
November 29, 2013 12:17 pm· Comments Off on No illness reported in Guiuan town's 5 evacuation centers
GUIUAN, Eastern Samar, Nov. 29 — Guiuan Sangguniang Bayan secretary Rectito Melquiades is pleased to report that no sickness of any kind was reported in the evacuation camps operated by the municipality.
November 29, 2013 12:17 pm· Comments Off on Yolanda death toll now at 5,598, damage rises to P27.84B –NDRRMC
MANILA, Nov. 29 — The death toll from super typhoon "Yolanda" (Haiyan) rose to almost 5,600 while the cost of damage also went up to P27.839 billion, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Friday.
November 29, 2013 12:17 pm· Comments Off on 6 distressed OFWs home from Jordan
MANILA, Nov. 29 — Six troubled overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) arrived home from Jordan late Thursday night thru the assistance of the Philippine government.
November 29, 2013 12:17 pm· Comments Off on Smart Bro concert in Davao gathers support for 'Yolanda' survivors
MANILA, Nov. 29 — Friends Rachel, Mharyiah, Jonah, Demz and April knew they had to see their ultimate idol Rico Blanco when he went to Davao for a concert last November 23.
November 29, 2013 12:17 pm· Comments Off on Pasay tones down 150th anniversary activities to save funds for Yolanda relief
MANILA, Nov. 29 — To show solidarity with the victims of super typhoon Yolanda, the city government of Pasay announced on Friday that it is toning or scaling down some events and cancelling some activities to mark the citys 150th Foundation Anniversary and instead use the funds to be saved for relief efforts particularly for those staying at the Pasay-run tent city in Villamor Air Base Elementary School.
November 29, 2013 12:17 pm· Comments Off on Relief operations intensified in Western Visayas
TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 29 — With the arrival of more international relief aid organizations in Western Visayas, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has increased its relief operations efforts reaching the remote barangays affected by Supertyphoon "Yolanda" in the region.
November 29, 2013 12:17 pm· Comments Off on DOH goes full throttle for typhoon Yolanda victims
MANILA, Nov. 29 — The Department of Health (DOH) today reported that approximately P 1.4 billion will be needed to repair health facilities damaged by typhoon Yolanda to prevent spread of diseases, including maintenance medications for hypertension, heart diseases, and diabetes.
November 29, 2013 12:17 pm· Comments Off on Court operation in some areas in Panay island now normal
MANILA, Nov. 29 — The operation of courts in some areas in Panay island devastated by super typhoon "Yolanda" last November 8 is now normal.
November 29, 2013 12:17 pm· Comments Off on PDEA: 10 regional forensic laboratories now operational
MANILA, Nov. 29 — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr., announced on Friday that the agency has inaugurated 10 forensic laboratories in different regional offices from February to November 2013 and is planning to open two more before the year ends.