Balik Probinsya - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Balik Probinsya


Eastern Visayas coronavirus cases spike to over 300

Jun 18, 2020 - 11:38 AM

The region confirms 69 new cases – the highest number of fresh cases recorded in Eastern Visayas in a single day

FRONTLINERS. Health workers speak outside the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center. Photo from EVRMC's Facebook page

22 Leyte health workers test positive for coronavirus

Jun 16, 2020 - 11:55 PM

From only two coronavirus cases in April, Leyte province now has 195 cases

HEALTH WORKERS. Health workers speak outside the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center. Photo from EVRMC's Facebook page

[OPINION] Can Balik-Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa help stranded Filipinos?

Jun 12, 2020 - 9:00 AM

'Michelle Silvertino's body, which was buried in a shallow grave, was one of the many casualties, not of COVID-19, but of the pandemic that is our government'

Bong Go's Balik Probinsya trips suspended

Jun 11, 2020 - 3:10 PM

The senator's pet project hits a roadblock as the government decides to prioritize the return of stranded OFWs, students, tourists, and workers

Disorganized repatriation program puts E. Visayas rural healthcare at risk

Jun 09, 2020 - 12:14 PM

(UPDATED) The 'Balik Probinsya' and 'Hatid Probinsya' programs are sending coronavirus-positive patients to their home provinces, where healthcare systems are fragile

RURAL HEALTH. Workers in Ormoc wear PPEs at newly-built isolation facilities. Photo from City Government of Ormoc Facebook page

[OPINYON] Pahayag ng mga maralita sa 'Balik Probinsya' program

May 29, 2020 - 11:16 AM

'Ang Balik Probinsya Program ay dapat na boluntaryo. Hindi dapat pilitin ang sinumang umuwi sa mga probinsya.'

[OPINION] Balik-Probinsya: Are we learning the wrong lessons from the pandemic?

May 09, 2020 - 4:30 PM

'The literature on what a post-lockdown world would look like is growing. Balik-Probinsya need not be our dystopian contribution.'

Malampaya-funded NHA projects failed – COA

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:22 PM

Auditors claim that the objectives of the Community Initiative Approach Program and the Balik Probinsya Program weren t satisfactorily met

Balik-probinsya: DSWD transpo assistance for Yolanda survivors

Jan 21, 2014 - 9:50 PM

DSWD offers transportation assistance for Yolanda survivors who wish to return to their hometowns

GOING HOME. DSWD is now offering transportation assistance for Yolanda survivors who want to return to their respective hometowns. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler