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Palace on Tacloban: Wala kaming sinisisi

MANILA, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Monday denied blaming local officials for the devastation wrought by super typhoon “Yolanda” to Tacloban City but emphasized the need for coordination between the local government unit and national government. Cabinet...
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DepEd eyes tent schools for ‘Pablo’ survivors

MANILA, Dec 13 (Mabuhay) -– The Department of Education (DepEd) is planning to set up tents that will serve as temporary schools for students in the typhoon-battered provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental. DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro said as of the department’s...
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902 dead, 934 missing due to ‘Pablo’

MANILA, Dec 13 (Mabuhay) -– The death toll from Typhoon Pablo has climbed to 902, with the figure expected to rise further as 934 remain missing, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Thursday. The NDRRMC said 567 of the bodies have been...
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Philippine military working with Indonesian authorities in search for missing typhoon victims at sea

MANILA, Dec 12 (Mabuhay) – The Philippine military has coordinated with the Indonesian authorities for assistance in the ongoing maritime search and rescue operations following the devastation brought about by Typhoon Pablo in Mindanao. Philippine Navy’s Capt. Robert...
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Aquino leads conferment of 15th Quality Award in Malacanang; appeals to private donors to assist typhoon victims

MANILA, Dec 12 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III led the conferment Wednesday of the 15th Philippine Quality Award (PQA) given to several organizations and appealed to the awardees to help those in need after the devastation wrought by Typhoon Pablo in Mindanao....
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FilAms Urged to Help Typhoon Victims in Mindanao

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today called on Filipino-Americans to lend a helping hand to victims of Typhoon Pablo in Mindanao even as it thanked the United States Government for providing an additional $3 million in humanitarian assistance. In an urgent appeal,...
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Pacquiao vows help for Typhoon Pablo victims

LAS VEGAS, Dec 7 (Mabuhay) — Manny Pacquiao has pledged support for the victims of Typhoon Pablo has left a quarter million homeless and killed over 470 people. “I am aware of what is going on, and my prayers are with the people of the Philippines,” Pacquiao...
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Canada gives P10M for ‘Pablo’ relief

MANILA, Dec 7 (Mabuhay) — The Canadian government is giving Cad$ 250,000 (10 million pesos) to help victims of typhoon Pablo (international codename Bopha) in the Southern Philippines. In a statement, Canada’s Minister for International Cooperation Julian Fantino said...
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PH Thanks Washington for Assistance to Typhoon Victims

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today expressed its appreciation to the United States for its prompt response in support of disaster relief efforts in typhoon-ravaged areas in Mindanao. “Our people are grateful for the assistance extended by the United States to help us...
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Death toll from ‘Pablo’ continues to rise, breaches 140

MANILA, Dec 5 (Mabuhay) — The death toll from typhoon “Pablo” continued to rise, passing 140 Wednesday afternoon as reports from various disaster response agencies began filtering in. Officials earlier said they feared the toll would rise further in the day as...