Eastern Visayas unemployment rate slightly dips in 2015

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Eastern Visayas unemployment rate slightly dips in 2015 

TACLOBAN CITY, Feb. 22 –- Unemployment rate in Eastern Visayas has dropped to 5.3 percent in 2015 from 5.6 percent a year ago, indicating a recovery of local business sectors after the destructive 2013 typhoon, an official of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.

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Red Cross steps up aid delivery for ‘Nona’ victims in Northern Samar

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Red Cross steps up aid delivery for ‘Nona’ victims in Northern Samar 

ISABEL, Leyte, Dec. 20 – Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Chairman Richard J. Gordon has vowed to help typhoon "Nona" victims the way they helped super typhoon "Yolanda" victims.

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DSWD extends P42-M worth of aid to typhoon ‘Nona’ victims

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD extends P42-M worth of aid to typhoon ‘Nona’ victims 

MANILA, Dec. 16 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that P42,237,310 worth of relief assistance had been provided as of Wednesday morning to local government units (LGUs) in Regions IV-A (Calabarzon), V (Bicol), and VIII (Eastern Visayas) for distribution to families affected by typhoon "Nona."

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(Feature)How Red Cross remains a major force in Yolanda recovery

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature)How Red Cross remains a major force in Yolanda recovery 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 7 – The Red Cross has already built 66, 011 houses for the victims of typhoon "Yolanda", the world’s strongest typhoon to hit land on Nov. 8, 2013.

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DOST provides 2 emergency tents to Cauayan City

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOST provides 2 emergency tents to Cauayan City 

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, Dec. 1 — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently turned over two units of emergency tents to the city government of Cauayan.

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(News Feature) How DSWD’s SLP helps typhoon 'Yolanda' survivors in E. Visayas stand up againby Leilani S. Junio

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on (News Feature) How DSWD’s SLP helps typhoon 'Yolanda' survivors in E. Visayas stand up againby Leilani S. Junio 

MANILA, Nov. 16 — Two years after super typhoon "Yolanda" devastated Eastern Visayas and several other areas of Central Philippines, survivors of the catastrophe continue to demonstrate resiliency and have become agents of development in their communities.

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20 farmers groups in Solsona avail of gov’t soft loan

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on 20 farmers groups in Solsona avail of gov’t soft loan 

Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Nov 19 —The municipal government of Solsona shelled out a total of Php 300,000 from its development fund to benefit at least 20 farmers’ organizations here in need of start up capital this planting season.

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Gov asks for additional budget for agri in Pangasinan

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gov asks for additional budget for agri in Pangasinan 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Oct. 27 — Considering the Php 3 billion worth of damages exacted by typhoon "Lando" to the province, particularly to the agricultural sector, Governor Amado Espino Jr. requested realignment of next year's budget to provide additional funds to help farmers recoup their losses.

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DA says Region 1 crop damages from 'Lando' may rise to P500M

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA says Region 1 crop damages from 'Lando' may rise to P500M 

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 22 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) bared that the whole Region 1 has initially sustained crop damages in the amount of P280 million but this could go as high as P500 million once all reports of damages from their fields come in.

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DOST says typhoon ‘Lando’ dumped more rains for 3 days in Nueva Vizcaya

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOST says typhoon ‘Lando’ dumped more rains for 3 days in Nueva Vizcaya 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Oct. 22 — Typhoon ‘Lando’ has dumped more rains in the province during the past three consecutive days which brought in flash floods in flood-prone barangays.

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