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Int'l conference adopts Tacloban Declaration

Jun 06, 2014 - 8:57 PM

The document is a new framework for disaster risk reduction and management that draws from the best practices developed and lessons learned after Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

STILL WAITING. Yolanda survivors count on the government for help even as rehabilitation efforts suffer from too much bureaucracy. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

'Horrible' Tacloban tent fire hounds int'l conference

Jun 05, 2014 - 9:21 PM

But a European Union commissioner says We have to also place the recovery effort here in this context of the enormity of the problem that Yolanda caused

TENT TRAGEDY. John Mark Ocenar (left), 7, is treated in a hospital before he dies due to cardiac arrest, says Tacloban Mayor Alfred Romualdez. Photo courtesy of Tacloban City government