Duterte recalls ‘Yolanda’ wrath: I was bleeding inside my heart

Duterte recalls 'Yolanda' wrath: I was bleeding inside my heart

Known for his expletive-laden speeches, President Rodrigo Duterte veered away from hurling invectives as he remembered the wrath of  supertyphoon “Yolanda” during his visit in Tacloban City on Friday.

The post Duterte recalls ‘Yolanda’ wrath: I was bleeding inside my heart appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Red tape unduly delays ‘Yolanda’ housing project

Red tape unduly delays ‘Yolanda’ housing project

During his trip to Tacloban City, Leyte province, in January, President Duterte warned officials of the National Housing Authority (NHA) and other government agencies involved in the relocation of families displaced by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” four years ago that he would make them carry crosses in front of the storm victims if they failed to finish the housing project by the end of March.

The post Red tape unduly delays ‘Yolanda’ housing project appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Only 13% of ‘Yolanda’ housing occupied, 38% built

yolanda housing

Four years after supertyphoon “Yolanda” (“Haiyan”) hit the Philippines, particularly in the Visayas region where it made landfall, the government has built only less than half of the housing demand for those devastated by the monster storm, and has rehomed only a little more than a tenth of the families.

The post Only 13% of ‘Yolanda’ housing occupied, 38% built appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Raps eyed vs ‘Yolanda’ housing contractor over substandard materials

housing

Perjury and even possible syndicated estafa charges may be filed by lawmakers against a contractor of housing projects for victims of typhoon “Yolanda” in Eastern Samar, after an inspection last week showed the steel ba

The post Raps eyed vs ‘Yolanda’ housing contractor over substandard materials appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

NHA taps local gov’ts to build shelters for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

NHA taps local gov’ts to build shelters for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

The National Housing Authority (NHA) has allowed local governments to build houses for survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) to address the unmet shelter needs of families who lost their homes to the catastrophe four years ago.

The post NHA taps local gov’ts to build shelters for ‘Yolanda’ survivors appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Bill passed to remember ‘Yolanda’ victims, honor volunteers in typhoon rehab efforts

yolanda

The House of Representatives has approved a bill making Nov. 8 of every year a special nonworking holiday in Eastern Visayas region to remember the thousands of lives lost and the devastation when Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan), the world’s strongest typhoon to hit land, pummeled the region.

The post Bill passed to remember ‘Yolanda’ victims, honor volunteers in typhoon rehab efforts appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

NBI nabs 2 accused of pocketing P6-M worth of ‘Yolanda’ aid

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested two persons who allegedly pocketed P6-million worth of foreign donations for victims of super typhoon Yolanda in 2013.

The post NBI nabs 2 accused of pocketing P6-M worth of ‘Yolanda’ aid appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Duterte creates inter-agency task force to monitor ‘Yolanda’ rehab

Duterte creates inter-agency task force to monitor ‘Yolanda’ rehab

President Rodrigo Duterte has created an inter-agency task force to monitor the government’s rehabilitation efforts in areas hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

The post Duterte creates inter-agency task force to monitor ‘Yolanda’ rehab appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

NDRRMC chief vows swift rehab efforts in Marawi City

NDRRMC chief vows swift rehab efforts in Marawi City

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Thursday vowed for a faster rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City compared to the recovery efforts after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” devastated Visayas.

The post NDRRMC chief vows swift rehab efforts in Marawi City appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more