Ted Esguerra - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ted Esguerra


WATCH: Balangay team sails from Sulu to China to retrace maritime heritage

May 12, 2017 - 12:04 PM

The mission of the Balangay team is both symbolic and purposeful – rekindle a passion for the seas and our maritime heritage

MAIDEN VOYAGE. The Sultan Sin Sulu balangay on its first sea trial. Photo by Fung Yu

#AGOS ALERT: Volunteers needed to help fight Mt Apo blaze

Mar 30, 2016 - 9:50 AM

Manpower water and food for responders and communication equipment are needed

Image courtesy Nico Villarete/Rappler

Rescuers help deliver baby boy in flooded Cabanatuan

Oct 19, 2015 - 10:06 AM

UPDATED At the height of Typhoon Lando a stranded mother gives birth to a baby boy on the floor of a rescue truck

VOLUNTEER. Dr Ted Esguerra poses with his "help banner" and his emergency bag, which he brings everywhere.

Stars, advocates demand #JusticeforPamana

Aug 21, 2015 - 11:18 PM

Actress Anne Curtis and other personalities add their voices to the growing clamor to protect the remaining pairs of Philippine eagle in the wild

The 'Big One': Are people ready?

Jul 30, 2015 - 10:00 AM

If the 7 2 magnitude earthquake does occur Metro Manila could run out of food and water for a week

Some of the contents of Gloria Rayos' emergency bag, which is ready at home in case of an earthquake. All photos by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Filipinos help Nepalese in time of need

May 08, 2015 - 2:52 PM

A team of Filipinos is in Nepal to provide much needed assistance and food to the survivors of a devastating earthquake The Filipino disaster experts say it is their humble way of repaying the kindness extended by Nepal to the Philippines

FIRST AID. Dr Ted Esguerra checks on the health conditions of villagers from Ichowk Village in Nepal.

Filipino responders to assist Nepal quake survivors

May 02, 2015 - 6:54 PM

The team flies to Nepal on Sunday May 3 to conduct water purification medical missions and minor surgery interventions

HELP. A group of men carry a person on a stretcher after a powerful earthquake caused serious damage in Kathmandu, Nepal, 25 April 2015. File photo by Narendra Shrestha/EPA

Doctor in Manila helps deliver baby ‘Ruby’ in E. Samar

Dec 07, 2014 - 12:49 AM

‘The hope in the middle of the storm’ is how the doctor in Manila calls the baby he helped deliver through a phone call to an evacuation center in Lawaan Eastern Samar

EXPRESS DELIVERY. Usec. Alexander Pama facilitated and extended assistance via phone to a young mother who is giving birth in Lawaan, Eastern Samar in the midst of Typhoon Ruby. Photo from PIA-NCR

Champions for disaster responders: Anyone?

Nov 28, 2014 - 11:43 AM

Disaster first responders are calling on legislators and advocates to respond to their needs

DISASTER RESPONDERS. Allan Racaza of a suburban village in Quezon City shares the risks a first responder like him faces. He worries about the welfare of his men – more than 20 first responders for a village vulnerable to floods and fires that affect about 100,000 people - who serve without benefits. Photo by Rappler

#YolandaPH: Next 24 hours critical for response

Nov 09, 2013 - 8:35 PM

What steps should be taken by the government and responders in the next 24 hours?

RESCUE. Philippine troops begin to retrieve bodies strewn in areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, which was feared to have killed more than 100 people. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Covering my first disaster

Aug 14, 2012 - 2:33 PM

At the end of the day maybe the most important lesson I take away is that in deepest of darkness in every disaster there are faces many of them

The ready set: Dr Ted Esguerra

Feb 22, 2012 - 7:37 PM

Doc Ted is doctor and soldier and maybe poet maybe saint

Dr Ted Esguerra of the Philippine Coast Guard during hazardous materials training, 21 Feb 2012. Photo by Adrian Portugal.