Typhoon Sendong - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Typhoon Sendong


Cagayan de Oro hosts Southeast Asia’s first Global Bubble Parade

Jun 03, 2016 - 6:36 PM

The parade is an international movement of passionate individuals who spread the belief that happiness is the journey not the destination by holding peaceful local parades of soap bubbles

SHARED HAPPINESS. Xavier Ecoville kids bask in happiness after the Global Bubble Parade on May 29. Photo by Jan Michael Amper

Sendong survivor is incoming freshman of UP Diliman

May 04, 2015 - 6:43 PM

Rene Jr vows to not let challenges get in the way of his dreams

Rene Jr (left) together with high school friends. He is happy to have passed the UP College Admission Test. Photo by Oliver Inodeo

When it rains

Sep 23, 2014 - 5:42 PM

The rain ceased being romantic and wind chimes in turn fluttered an angry battlecry I cannot sit here and wait

Protecting Mt. Kalatungan from top to bottom

Jul 13, 2014 - 10:14 PM

Lessons from the synergy and collaboration among the upland communities of Indigenous People in Talakag Bukidnon

UNSEEN SPIRITS. Mt. Kalatungan is known by the indigenous people as the dwelling place of invisible entities that guide and provide for them. All photos by Hope Angela Sanico

Japanese gov't funds P170-M housing project in CDO

Mar 15, 2014 - 1:50 PM

The city government of Cagayan de Oro has identified a 15 hectare land where 1 200 new housing units will be built for victims of Typhoon Sendong

Yolanda 5th major global storm to hit PH since 2007

Nov 09, 2013 - 12:25 AM

Of 13 major storms worldwide since 2007 5 made landfall in the Philippines

Deadliest typhoons in the PH

Nov 08, 2013 - 3:54 PM

Some government authorities say climate change is increasing the ferocity and frequency of the typhoons

Cagayan de Oro misspent P11M of PNoy’s PDAF – COA

Jul 03, 2013 - 6:16 PM

Under Mayor Vicente Emano the city government used the President s pork barrel to construct a water system without the approval of the budget agency

CDO: Will Moreno prove surveys wrong?

May 14, 2013 - 4:51 PM

Despite April 2013 survey results indicating the contrary Moreno is expected to get elected as mayor of CDO

Relief services are for…registered voters

Jan 30, 2013 - 6:01 PM

In the aftermath of Sendong an organization was providing tents for evacuees in Cagayan de Oro The city government stopped people from availing

One of the tents provided by Shelterbox to Cagayan de Oro resident who lost their homes to ‘Sendong.’ Photo by Athena Marie Yu

A year after Sendong: Lessons from the past

Dec 15, 2012 - 10:15 PM

During disasters preparedness is the best defense against loss of lives

The falling sky: A Rappler short story

Jun 16, 2012 - 10:27 AM

Six months after typhoon Sendong laid waste to Iligan visual artist Kiri Lluch Dalena lets a fallen tree tell the story of a storm that stole a city

Kiri Dalena's video installation at the opening of Finale Gallery's "Washed Out," 7 Jun 2012. Photo by John Javellana.

Recall move vs CDO mayor rolls

Feb 17, 2012 - 10:44 AM

Emano s camp lambasts recall bid as engaging in partisan politics

RECALL. A local group in Cagayan de Oro City wants Mayor Vicente Emano held accountable for the death and destruction brought by Typhoon Sendong in December 2011 by having him removed from office.

Mindanao needs water program

Feb 16, 2012 - 5:25 PM

Watershed river basin programs should address flooding concerns

WATER PROGRAM. Mindanao leaders want to hasten efforts to integrate the region's watershed and river basin programs, amid increasing concerns on recurring threats of flooding similar to what happened in December 2011 in Northern Mindanao.

'Investigate factors that led to deaths from Sendong'

Jan 04, 2012 - 1:58 PM

If Senator Aquilino Koko Pimentel will have his way the Senate will launch yet another investigation this time into why so many died following typhoon Sendong

On Sendong and Other Tragedies

Dec 31, 2011 - 2:56 PM

Whenever I hear of avoidable tragedies natural disasters repeated political upheavals and foiled hostage crisis rescues I can t help but feel like it s the same news on a different day

Maria Ressa vlogs: Red Cross visits Iligan City

Dec 29, 2011 - 2:29 PM

In this series of video logs Vlogs Maria Ressa joins the Philippine Red Cross as it visits evacuation centers in flood hit Iligan City over a week after typhoon Sendong

Maria Ressa