COMMENTARY: Witnessing Yolanda's shadows
I wanted to write about what I witnessed and experienced in Tacloban immediately upon arrival but thoughts and feelings were so warped I could not decide how to start.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Fears Pneumonia on the Increase, as Thousands of Children Remain in...
Dr. Miguel Dorotan, leader one of two medical teams who were the first to reach Dulag, 30km south of Tacloban in the Philippines, confirmed today the increasing concern of respiratory diseases or pneumonia among children in evacuation centres.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Medair Expands Shelter Relief Programme in the Philippines
Typhoon Haiyan damaged or destroyed 9,004 houses in Dulag municipality, a rural region south of Tacloban city on Leyte Island that was at the centre of the storm's path.
Rising Above: The Remarkable Fighting Spirit of the Philippines
Dulag is a city in ruins. Four of every five houses are damaged; people drowned when the sea surged through the town; livestock, crops, livelihoods - all destroyed in an instant.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Dublin / Peterborough: Help on the way after typhoon
Last week, Sylvia Fox of Dublin was still waiting to hear news of several relatives who live in or were visiting the Philippines when Typhoon Haiyan, also called Typhoon Yolanda, made landfall in easternmost islands on Nov. 8. With thousands confirmed dead and others still missing, it was hard knowing that she had relatives who were living near or ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
International Medical Corps Scales up Emergency Medical Services...
November 26, 2013 - Los Angeles In partnership with the Philippine Department of Health and humanitarian partners on the ground, International Medical Corps is providing medical services through ten mobile medical units in some of the hardest-hit areas following Typhoon Haiyan.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
A Dream Unrealized
Over the internet in 2009, I met met my future Domestic Partner and Fiance, Napolino from Leyte, Philippines.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Grieving father rebuilds in typhoon-smashed Philippines
Every nail Florentino Homeris hammers down takes him one step closer to rebuilding his typhoon-wrecked house, and one step further from life with the daughter he lost.
Sun.star essay: A painful trip
A YOUNG woman who comes from Pinabacdao, Samar working here in Cebu traveled miles in a boat ride, then a bus, then walked for hours with some few others to Ormoc City via Southern Leyte, to the massively damaged Tacloban City, then on to the San Juanico Bridge to cross to Samar a day after the first landfall in the country of super typhoon ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Philippine prisoners return after typhoon mass escape
Nearly half of the detainees who escaped from a flooded jail at the height of Super Typhoon Haiyan have returned, many after helping their families deal with the storm's aftermath.
The Philipine Reporter
Menonites pledge $200K for typhoon victims
The difficult task of ensuring aid falls into the hands of the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, rests on the efforts of the fleet of local and international humanitarian workers on the ground.
Shelter Relief Underway for Typhoon-Displaced Families in Hard-Hit Dulag, Philippines
Medair's emergency response team has begun distributing shelter materials to families whose homes were damaged beyond repair by Typhoon Haiyan.
Dubai-based singer Glen Perry reminds peeps to keep typhoon victims in mind
Countries around the world may have been mobilising aid for typhoon-hit central Philippines since last week but this has to be increased 50 to 100 times more, a Dubai-based singer-philanthropist told Gulf News.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Shell, McDonald's donate to Yolanda relief efforts
Royal Dutch Shell and McDonald's are the latest multinational companies that have extended aid to the central Philippines, which was battered by super typhoon "Yolanda" .
Wed Nov 20, 2013
From warriors to delivery boys - soldiers serve as workhorses of Yolanda relief efforts
Since day one of the relief operations for the destitute people of Leyte and Western Samar stricken by super typhoon Yolanda, government efforts to bring vital aid to the affected areas had steadily increased both in pace and volume.
Relief goods, sacks of rice found in Leyte warehouses
Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and Communications Secretary Ricky Carandang discovered the relief goods and sacks of rice stocked in the towns of Tanauan, Jabier, Dulag and Mayorga.
Bad Astronomy Blog
A Look Back at Haiyan and the Devastation it Left Behind
An animation of satellite images show the Philippine city of Tacloban before and after Super Typhoon swept through.
I am an Australian Resident, work in Egypt as an expat in Mining.I have a Philippino wife and live in a Burangay called Calubian in the Dulag area approximately 40 km south of Tacloban.
First of many child centres for the Philippines
Vulnerable children in the Philippines will soon have access to safe havens with the first of several child friendly spaces scheduled to open tomorrow.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Philippine typhoon deaths reach 4,011
More than 4,000 have ben killed as a result of the typhoon that blew across parts of Philippines.