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MANILA A visit and a prayer over the mass grave of the victims of last year's super typhoon ''Yolanda'' will be one of the highlights of Pope Francis' visit in Palo, Leyte, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines said. A report by CBCP News said the Pope, after his lunch with typhoon survivors at the Archbishop's Residence in Palo, will head to the Palo Cathedral to meet with the priests, religious, and laity who also survived Yolanda's onslaught. Comment?
"We are now approaching full restoration of cell sites impacted by Typhoon Ruby and in fact, we may restore a good number of our sites in Eastern Samar within the day," Globe Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto said. On Tuesday, Globe said it has restored its mobile coverage in Borongan, Eastern Samar, one of the areas hardest hit by Typhoon Ruby. Comment?
A man walks under a fallen electric post in Tacloban City on Sunday after typhoon Ruby made landfall 160 kilometers away in Dolores, Samar. Photo by Marlon Tano, AFP MANILA Several transmission lines and other facilities of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines were affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Ruby. Comment?
TACLOBAN City, nearby towns and some parts of Samar Island will experience a 12-hour power shutdown on Saturday due to ongoing rehabilitation of typhoon-damaged towers. In an advisory issued Thursday, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines said the transfer of wires from temporary to permanent towers will also affect some parts of the region. Comment?
On top of the P73-billion foreign aid donated to communities hit by super-typhoon "Yolanda," the Philippines has acquired P126.18 billion worth of loans from international financial institutions to augment the massive rehabilitation efforts, bringing the total assistance to P199.48 billion. A few days after the nation marked the first anniversary of the onslaught of the super typhoon, Presidential Communications Operations Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. divulged the official amount of relief loans and donations obtained by the disaster-stricken nation, half of which have already been spent in the Yolanda corridor. Comment?
... 8, 2013. Relatives light candles at a mass grave for Typhoon Haiyan victims outside San Joaquin church in Palo, Philippines. Thousands of people remain living in tents and crowded bunkhouses. Relatives of Typhoon Haiyan victims visit a mass grave in ... Comment?
One year ago, Leo Udtohan experienced Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded. The storm devastated portions the Philippines and parts of Southeastern Asia. Comment?
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