Cateel - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Cateel


Nearly 16,000 evacuate as Vinta hits Davao Oriental

Dec 22, 2017 - 6:39 AM

In Cateel town, where the severe tropical storm made landfall on Friday, over 1,000 people seek shelter in evacuation centers

Over 17,000 Typhoon Pablo family-survivors now have new homes

Aug 03, 2015 - 4:32 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Provincial Government of Davao Oriental assure they will complete and turn over the remaining 2 000 houses before the year ends

In this Rappler file photo, a man carries construction supplies across a road in the middle of Cateel, Davao Oriental, in the aftermath of typhoon Pablo (Bopha), December 10, 2012. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

Aquino surprised Pablo-hit areas still without power

Feb 24, 2014 - 4:51 PM

President Benigno Aquino III demands answers from his Cabinet as to why 57 of villages hit by Typhoon Pablo in December 2012 remain without power

BACK AGAIN. President Benigno Aquino III is set to return to areas hit by Typhoon Yolanda. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Palace denies 'canceling' Aquino's Davao Oriental trip

Dec 08, 2013 - 7:23 PM

In the first place the Palace says the President had no scheduled trip to the province

Aquino cancels Davao Oriental trip, turnover of houses postponed

Dec 05, 2013 - 1:06 PM

With the postponement the typhoon survivors said they have no choice but to wait

Elbert of Aragon after Typhoon Pablo

Mar 26, 2013 - 4:55 PM

Elbert Reyes of Aragon in Cateel Davao Oriental returns to his fields planting for a future after Typhoon Pablo

Elbert Reyes, 13 Mar 2013. Photo by Geloy Concepcion.

Anomalies mar DSWD rehab efforts

Feb 16, 2013 - 3:43 PM

Administrative and criminal complaints are filed at the Office of the Ombudsman against DSWD Region 11 officials for forgery of documents among others

Australia to give P126-M more in aid for typhoon Pablo

Feb 04, 2013 - 5:54 PM

Australia responds to renewed calls for aid for victims of typhoon Pablo

Education in crisis

Feb 01, 2013 - 8:54 PM

In spite of the nothingness that surrounds us there is still hope

REBUILDING. After the storm, there is little choice left but to move on. Photo by J. Estey

No place like home

Jan 22, 2013 - 7:06 PM

Cateel residents ravaged by Typhoon Pablo tries to get back on its feet

Chalk signs written on plywood walls. Photo by John Javellana

After Pablo

Jan 12, 2013 - 2:48 PM

After everything the story is about a world that has fallen apart The center will not hold on its own not now and not for a very long time

LIFELESS. A village in Bangaga, Davao Oriental. Photo by John Javellana

2012 in photos: Tragedy, triumph, and ridiculously photogenic people

Jan 06, 2013 - 8:34 PM

Start2013Right and look back at the photographs that captured the crazy year that was 2012

Tales from a disaster

Dec 26, 2012 - 5:51 PM

Two weeks after Pablo victims in Davao Oriental remain patient and resilient

Hospitals, clinics in 'Pablo' areas now functioning - DOH

Dec 24, 2012 - 6:28 PM

Generators are now able to run 24 hours in Cateel s hospital

'Pablo,' Christmas and celebrating life

Dec 24, 2012 - 8:24 AM

Despite being left with almost nothing residents of Cateel and Baganga in Davao Oriental will celebrate Christmas through prayers and thanksgiving

After 'Pablo:' Water and sanitation a rising concern

Dec 22, 2012 - 8:15 PM

In the wake of the disaster and current state of water and sanitation outbreak of diseases is closely being monitored

24,500 Pablo-affected families homeless for Christmas

Dec 22, 2012 - 8:04 PM

Ongoing efforts to distribute emergency shelter are still insufficient as over 24 000 families remain homeless

The bitterest storm

Dec 21, 2012 - 10:55 AM

This is a story that begins with a storm This is written in the hope that there is another story one that does not end with a spinning wind

Help 'Pablo' victims in Cateel

Dec 14, 2012 - 5:58 PM

After having seen the effects of Pablo in Davao Oriental’s coastal towns I don’t know what’s left I am distraught but I remain hopeful

Reopened road 'major breakthrough' for 'Pablo' relief efforts

Dec 13, 2012 - 4:08 PM

Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Mar Roxas says the reopening of the Compostela Cateel road expedites the delivery of relief goods and aid to thousands of Pablo victims

OBLITERATED TOWN. A resident rides his ramshackle bike through the debris in Cateel. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

Cateel, a week after Pablo

Dec 11, 2012 - 9:44 PM

Many residents survived after taking refuge in restrooms

OBLITERATED TOWN. A resident rides his ramshackle bike through the debris in Cateel. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

The prophet of San Rafael

Dec 11, 2012 - 6:38 AM

Farmers are worried It is land preparation season and there is little money to make the long trip out of Cateel to the city for agricultural supplies

Dante Diansay outside his home in San Rafael, Cateel. Photo by John Javellana, 9 Dec 2012.

'Pablo' survivors loot shops

Dec 08, 2012 - 11:31 AM

The food distribution took so long that citizens broke into any building left standing in search of something to eat

ANOTHER 'PABLO' TRAGEDY. Google Maps image of Cateel, Davao Oriental

Except for 3 coastal towns, Davao Oriental normalizing

Dec 05, 2012 - 5:10 PM

Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas is focusing on 3 coastal towns in Davao Oriental after the rest of the province is reportedly stabilizing

RESCUE EFFORTS. Rescuers prepare their equipments at their quarters in Davao City, in southern island of Mindanao for Typhoon Bopha. Photo by AFP.

'Pablo' kills 23 in Davao Oriental town

Dec 04, 2012 - 11:40 PM

Davao Oriental Gov Corazon Malanyaon confirmed the fatalities and said another 3 towns are isolated

ANOTHER 'PABLO' TRAGEDY. Google Maps image of Cateel, Davao Oriental