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The Edgardos

Dec 21, 2015 - 4:00 PM

This is Tacloban two years after Yolanda and the story of two brothers Edgardo II and Edgardo Jr who lived and laughed by the sea until the day the sky fell

New classrooms, new hope for Yolanda survivors

Jun 17, 2015 - 7:01 PM

Help doesn’t need to be done with the money It can be done in many different ways

RENEWED HOPE. Students of Lipata Lamputong Elementary School will now be able to use the classrooms reconstructed through the collaboration of Embracing the World and the Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation. Photo by Santosh Miyazawa

Yolanda mass grave: From playground to 'holy ground'

Nov 02, 2014 - 2:50 PM

On All Saints Day Yolanda survivors visit a mass grave that holds their dearest memories Their parish priest says this holy ground used to be a playground

'IT'S TERRIBLE.' Eduardo Maraya, 69, cries whenever he recalls how Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) 'washed out' the future. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Yolanda a year after: Only 2% of needed houses to be built by Nov 8

Oct 28, 2014 - 12:43 PM

Nearly a year after Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan 400 families still live in tents in Tacloban City while hundreds stay in temporary houses Mayor Alfred Romualdez says

PH lists 'zero' Haiyan aid from 9 donor-countries

Mar 21, 2014 - 9:37 AM

The FAITH hub can track foreign aid coursed through government agencies only but some donor countries have informed government the site is not updated

EXPERT CARE. A Canadian medic checks on a child in an evacuation center outside of Roxas City, Capiz. Photo from the Canadian Embassy in Manila.

Don't be hypocrites, Tagle tells Catholics on Ash Wednesday

Mar 05, 2014 - 3:05 PM

At the start of the 40 day penitential season Cardinal Tagle asks Catholics to become poor for others

PH to world: Fulfill Haiyan pledges

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:59 PM

Nearly 4 months after the super typhoon the Philippines gets only a fifth of the money that the world promised

MORE POWERS? Rehabilitation Czar Panfilo Lacson says his lack of powers in his new job makes the task harder. Photo by Robert Viñas/Malacañang Photo Bureau

TV networks, telcos to manage Yolanda donations

Jan 27, 2014 - 11:59 AM

Want to donate to Yolanda survivors through the newly established multi donor fund? Here s how

Strength in loss: A Yolanda survivor’s tale

Dec 17, 2013 - 8:00 AM

I realized that life is so fleeting I wish I was able to tell my mother how much I love her

LAST MOMENTS. Days before typhoon Yolanda hit Tacloban in Leyte, Kathleen Geremias (2nd from right) was smiling with her friends. Photo submitted by Janessa Tek-ing

Haiyan survivors flee for survival

Nov 15, 2013 - 10:06 PM

Days after with little to no aid coming in some victims of typhoon Yolanda are choosing to leave their homes They think it’s a better chance to survive

Voting in the eye of the storm

May 13, 2013 - 6:57 PM

They survived typhoon Pablo but now they are caught in another storm: politics Rappler tells their story on Isla Poo