PBSP, Metrobank turn over P1.3-M building to Zambo school

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on PBSP, Metrobank turn over P1.3-M building to Zambo school 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 21 -– The Philippine Business for Social Project (PBSP) in partnership with the Metrobank have completed the construction of a P1.3-million one-storey two-classroom building for an east coast barangay of this city.

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UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos visits Capiz

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos visits Capiz 

By Virgilio L. Orquiola

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 21 (PNA)-The United Nations top official has visited the typhoon ravaged province of Capiz on Wednesday morning.

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SOLCOM deploys more vessels to ease sea transport, traffic flow of relief goods

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on SOLCOM deploys more vessels to ease sea transport, traffic flow of relief goods 

By Michelle Cedeno

CAMP GUILLERMO NAKAR, Lucena City Nov. 21 (PNA) -– The Southern Luzon Command (SOLCOM) through its Naval Forces deployed on Thursday transport vessels to ease traffic congestion on sea travels from Matnog port in Sorsogon to Allen port in Northern Samar.

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DA-Philrice's run for rice to benefit Yolanda victims

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on DA-Philrice's run for rice to benefit Yolanda victims 

SCIENCE CITY OF MUNOZ, Nueva Ecija, Nov. 21 –An advocacy run that aims to increase awareness on eating healthier forms of rice will be held at the UP Diliman Academic Oval, on Nov. 24 to help the victims of super typhoon Yolanda.

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Baguio mayor justifies P16 M for city hall employees cash incentive bonus

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on Baguio mayor justifies P16 M for city hall employees cash incentive bonus 

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 21 — City mayor Mauricio G. Domogan on Thursday assured the more than 1,000 employees of Baguio that he will substantiate the justification for the release of P16 million from the city coffers for their cash incentive bonus during the Christmas season.

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Multi-sectors partner with SOLCOM for relief operations in Leyte, Samar

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on Multi-sectors partner with SOLCOM for relief operations in Leyte, Samar 

By Michelle Cedeno

CAMP GUILLERMO NAKAR, Lucena City Nov. 21 (PNA) -– Various government agencies, private business entities, non-government organizations (NGOs) and local government units (LGUs) here team up with the Southern Luzon Command (SOLCOM) for the relief operations and humanitarian missions to Tacloban City, Leyte and Samar.

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More than 1,000 join fun run in Mariveles for Yolanda victims

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on More than 1,000 join fun run in Mariveles for Yolanda victims 

By Ernie B. Esconde

MARIVELES, Bataan, Nov. 21 (PNA) — Town mayor Jesse Concepcion could have celebrated his 59th birthday and 31st wedding anniversary with a bang partying with friends and constituents but he chose not to.

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60,307 families in eastern Samar priority for relief assistance – DSWD Bicol

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on 60,307 families in eastern Samar priority for relief assistance – DSWD Bicol 

By Mike de la Rama

LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 22 (PNA) –- Eleven municipalities and one city in eastern Samar with a total of 60,307 dislocated families after the devastation brought by "Yolanda" have been given top priority for relief assistance by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Bicol regional field office.

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P200-M Bicol Medical Center expansion project to start in January

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on P200-M Bicol Medical Center expansion project to start in January 

NAGA CITY, Nov. 22 –- The national government, through the Department of Health (DOH), will start the construction of the P200-million Bicol Medical Center (BMC) expansion project in January next year.

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Salceda proposes cash transfers rather than in-kind assistance for 'Yolanda' victims

November 22, 2013 10:31 am· Comments Off on Salceda proposes cash transfers rather than in-kind assistance for 'Yolanda' victims 

By Mike de la Rama

LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 22 (PNA) — Albay Governor Joey S. Salceda, concurrently Bicol Regional Development Council chairman, is proposing to give cash transfers to the internally displaced families in Samar and Leyte provinces rather than in-kind assistance.

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