DOH, DSWD, other agencies intensify assistance to evacuees arriving from Tacloban

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on DOH, DSWD, other agencies intensify assistance to evacuees arriving from Tacloban 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Nov. 21 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) intensified on Thursday the extension of government assistance to typhoon "Yolanda" survivors arriving at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City from Tacloban City, Leyte.

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Senate approves PCOO’s 2014 budget of P1.181-B

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on Senate approves PCOO’s 2014 budget of P1.181-B 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Nov. 21 (PNA) — The Senate approved on Thursday the Presidential Communications and Operations Office (PCOO) 2014 budget proposal of P1.181 billion.

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US commitment to help PHL in 'Yolanda' tragedy remains

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on US commitment to help PHL in 'Yolanda' tragedy remains 

MANILA, Nov. 21 — US acting deputy chief of mission Tina Malone on Thursday said the American commitment to help the Philippines get over the humanitarian crisis brought by super typhoon "Yolanda" remains.

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Ranking DND official thanks multi-national force helping PHL in 'Yolanda' relief efforts

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on Ranking DND official thanks multi-national force helping PHL in 'Yolanda' relief efforts 

MANILA, Nov. 21 — Department of National Defense (DND) undersecretary for legal and legislative affairs and strategic concerns Pio Lorenzo Batino on Thursday expressed his thanks and appreciations to the multi-national force helping the Philippines in its ongoing relief operations for the victims of super typhoon "Yolanda".

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Processing center for ‘Yolanda’ evacuees will remain in Villamor Airbase

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on Processing center for ‘Yolanda’ evacuees will remain in Villamor Airbase 

MANILA, Nov. 21 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Thursday that the processing center for Eastern Visayas internally displaced persons (IDPs) arriving in Metro Manila will continue to operate at the Villamor Airbase. DSWD personnel and partner volunteers continue to process and serve them.

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Globe restores cellular service in remote Biliran town; generates P 4 million for ‘Yolanda’ victims

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on Globe restores cellular service in remote Biliran town; generates P 4 million for ‘Yolanda’ victims 

MANILA, Nov. 22 — Globe Telecom said it has restored its cellular services in a remote town in Biliran which was one of the many towns in the Visayas region badly affected by typhoon “Yolanda”.

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LPA to bring rains over Southern Palawan, Visayas, Mindanao

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on LPA to bring rains over Southern Palawan, Visayas, Mindanao 

MANILA, Nov. 22 — The weather disturbance spotted off Zamboanga City on Friday morning has a small chance to intensify into a cyclone, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical ServicesAdministration (PAGASA).

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Smart extends free text bundles to ‘Yolanda’ victims

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on Smart extends free text bundles to ‘Yolanda’ victims 

MANILA, Nov. 22 — Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) on Friday said it has extended the free Short Message Service (SMS) bundle to its subscribers in areas affected by typhoon “Yolanda” until November 24.

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Globe extends free SMS for affected subscribers in Visayas areas

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on Globe extends free SMS for affected subscribers in Visayas areas 

MANILA, Nov. 22 — Globe Telecom has extended its offer of 25 free SMS per day for five days that may be used for local and international messages. This will be available to all Globe and TM subscribers in the provinces of Leyte, Samar, Cebu, Aklan, Antique, and Capiz from November 20 to 24, 2013.

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Partial, official 'Yolanda' death toll now at 4,015 — NDRRMC

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on Partial, official 'Yolanda' death toll now at 4,015 — NDRRMC 

MANILA, Nov. 22 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced on Friday that the partial and official death toll for super typhoon "Yolanda" now stood at 4,015.

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