Remedios Petilla - updates

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Leyte town mayor backs Roxas' Senate bid: 'He was always there to help'

Apr 23, 2019 - 5:45 PM

Palo town Mayor Remedios Petilla credits ex-DILG chief Mar Roxas for helping her town rebuild after Super Typhoon Yolanda

ALLIES. Otso Diretso senatorial candidate Mar Roxas meets with Palo, Leyte Mayor Remedios Petilla on April 23, 2019. Photo from Roxas' media staff

Yolanda bunkhouse residents: 'Give us cash'

Nov 05, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Palo Mayor Remedios Petilla tells Rappler the government cannot give cash to bunkhouse residents to be fair to everyone

BITTERSWEET. Luzviminda Secuya, 60, says they're thankful about the bunkhouse but they have to sacrifice, too. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Houses for Yolanda survivors: 'Super beautiful' but...

Nov 04, 2014 - 4:57 PM

A Buddhist group funds a new village for Yolanda survivors as the government taps the private sector in rehabilitation efforts

Bunkhouses both blessing, curse for Yolanda survivors

Nov 04, 2014 - 6:55 AM

Saying each bunkhouse is very temporary Palo Mayor Remedios Petilla tells Rappler more than 400 bunkhouse residents will soon move to permanent houses

KEEPING IT CLEAN. Joel Tapado, 9, fetches 7 pails of water to keep the bunkhouse bathroom clean. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Bunkhouses help less than 1% of Haiyan's homeless

Feb 18, 2014 - 5:38 PM

The DSWD says 1 455 homeless families have moved into bunkhouses built for typhoon survivors

'Stop exodus of jobs after Haiyan'

Feb 16, 2014 - 1:40 PM

To build back better means more than sturdier buildings It also points to a vibrant economy says Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr

Gov't hit for delayed Haiyan shelters

Feb 16, 2014 - 7:38 AM

The government has moved only 20 of homeless Yolanda survivors to bunkhouses Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr says

Leyte mayors prepare mass graves to protect the living

Nov 15, 2013 - 8:13 PM

Palo Mayor Remedios Petilla says they waited for 3 days but were not provided with body bags