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Rebuilding in typhoon-hit PH poses huge challenges
The trail of devastation and suffering left by Typhoon "Yolanda" in the eastern Philippines means that considerable resources and time will be required for rebuilding the stricken island-communities, disaster officials said Wednesday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
More tents airlifted for homeless victims of 'Yolanda' in Eastern Visayas -DSWD
The Department of Social Welfare and Development said Monday that about 1,000 tents were airlifted over the weekend for homeless "Yolanda" victims in Tacloban and Ormoc cities in Leyte and Guiuan in Eastern Samar.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Thousands feared dead in Philippine typhoon
Survivors move past the damages caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.
Mayor: Balangiga also hardly hit by Yolanda
Twenty-two days after Typhoon Yolanda struck central Philippines, Balangiga Mayor Viscuso de Lira felt his municipality was neglected by the government, and pointed to unfair media reporting for it.
Wall Street Journal
Struggling Town Allows Looting After Typhoon
GUIUAN, Philippines-In the critical hours after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into this seaside town, local leaders devised an unorthodox plan for managing the chaos.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
DSWD, Red Cross continue relief operations
EFFORTS to prepare relief goods for survivors of typhoon Yolanda will last at least until the end of December, even as government and private groups move on to rebuilding shelter and other infrastructure.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Marine Corps Times
Marines wind down efforts in Philippines
Filipino survivors of Typhoon Haiyan arrive at Villamor Air Base in Manila after being evacuated from Guiuan by a KC-130 with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 on Nov. 18. Marines have begun leaving the Philippines after deploying there to assist with relief efforts following deadly Typhoon Haiyan.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Haiyan/Yolanda: MSF reaching remote areas still in need of aid
Despite increasing amounts of humanitarian aid reaching typhoon-hit areas of the Philippines, MSF teams are still finding villages and towns that have not yet received any aid.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
How baptism party in Jebel Ali turned into 'Yolanda' fundraiser
DUBAI Filipinos all over the world continue to find ways to help out kababayans who have lost everything when super typhoon Yolanda struck central Visayas in the Philippines on November 8. In Jebel Ali, the Pajunar family requested guests attending the baptism of their child to donate cash or bring relief goods for typhoon survivors in the ... (more)
Stars and Stripes
Grateful Filipino troops serve up local cuisine for US Marines
Marine Cpl. Kaycee Morales, 22, of Las Cruces, N.M., left, and Navy Hospital Corpsman 3 Israel Nolen, 20 of El Paso, Texas, work to crack open coconuts during typhoon relief operations in The Philippines on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
Power in Calbayog back by December
Samar I Electric Corporation Inc. said Thursday that electricity in this city may be back on the third week of December.
Authorities detain two men suspected of trafficking 16-year-old girl in typhoon-hit Philippines
Filipino children stand along the main eastern Samar coast road with signs to make passing aid trucks stop in the village of Mercedes near the coastal town of Guiuan.
The Washington Post
Devastated landscape caused by Typhoon Haiyan is seen from a U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey aircraft delivering aid to isolated areas while passing over Guiuan, central Philippines.
Armless Fil-Am pilot to help disabled typhoon victims
MESA, Arizona Armless Filipino-American pilot and motivational speaker Jessica Cox's family in the Philippines was not spared from super typhoon Yolanda's fury.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Wall Street Journal
After Typhoon, Forecasters Look to Technology
GUIUAN, Philippines-The Philippines had access to some of the best technology available to predict the route of Typhoon Haiyan , including Doppler radar systems and satellite images provided by storm-monitoring agencies in the U.S. and Japan.
Wall Street Journal
Philippines Banks Struggle to Meet Storm Needs
GUIUAN, Philippines-Armed with a Bible, nine weapon-wielding guards, and a Goldilocks polvorA3n-a powdery shortbread popular in the Philippines-Jorge "Don Don" Agnes Jr. sat at attention at his desk, ready to open his bank for the first time since supertyphoon Haiyan leveled this town almost three weeks ago.
Magic City Morning Star
Navy Chaplains Support Philippines Relief Efforts
GUIUAN, Republic of the Philippines -- Chaplain Lt. Brian Kirschenbaum, of Carrier Air Wing Five, assisted aircrews in the Guiuan area with the loading and unloading of supplies and interacted with local citizens who were in need of food and shelter.
Stars and Stripes
Slow, rain-soaked progress made at US military's second Haiyan aid spot
Much of the focus for Typhoon Haiyan aid has centered on Tacloban, the largest city ravaged by the massive storm, but the U.S. military set up another relief hub in Guiuan after witnessing the devastation in the isolated fishing and farming town.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Globe restores service in 85 pct of its network in Visayas
MANILA, Philippines - Globe Telecom said it has restored 85% of its network in areas badly hit by super typhoon "Yolanda."
By Air, Land And Sea, Food Assistance Reaches Outlying Areas...
TACLOBAN, Philippines As assessments of the devastation wreaked by Super-Typhoon Haiyan highlight the immediate need to provide food assistance to all affected communities, the United Nations World Food Programme is extending its reach with airlifts, ferry services and trucks.