disaster rehabilitation - updates

Rappler's latest stories on disaster rehabilitation


[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Sana'y hindi maging Zamboanga ang Marawi

Oct 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Dalawang isyu ang matingkad sa karanasan ng Pilipinas sa mga disaster at giyera: kakapusan sa kahusayan at kasalatan sa integridad

NDRRMC to ask P78-B more from Congress for recovery efforts

Mar 14, 2017 - 5:21 PM

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council only about P5 8 billion is left of the NDRRMC fund which is not enough to fund recovery needs

LIST: Power outages due to Tropical Depression Auring

Jan 09, 2017 - 8:43 AM

The NGCP says that the loss of power in areas hit by the tropical depression may be caused by its affected transmission facilities or distribution facilities of local distribution utilities or electric cooperatives

AFTER AURING. Power lines on a street in Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte are down. Photo by Perry Paul Lamanilao

P7.4-M worth of housing aid to Cagayan typhoon victims still undistributed

Jul 29, 2016 - 2:20 PM

It is unclear why the previous administration made the housing aid purchases more than two years after Typhoon Vinta Krosa hit Cagayan

Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Disaster rehabilitation through proper relocation and housing

Jul 17, 2015 - 12:35 PM

International housing aid group distributes 25 houses to 25 families in Tacloban City

INVESTMENT. Habitat for Humanity CEO Ayco says housing for Yolanda survivors is more of an investment than mere charity. The NGO received funding from energy company AES to build 25 houses for 25 families in Tacloban. Photo by Jed Cortes/Rappler.

New Zealand: Where art aids disaster recovery

Mar 31, 2015 - 6:32 PM

Art can remind our politicians and the private sector that rehabilitation doesn t deal only with progress reports figures and flowcharts It must be centered on beating hearts and thinking minds

ARTSY PARKING LOTS. Street art lights up public spaces. Photo by Andrew Robles

Q and A: UNDP Regional director on Yolanda rehab

Nov 11, 2014 - 3:46 PM

From our point of view we ve done a lot But compared to the total size of the destruction what we did is really a small part Yolanda rehabilitation requires the effort of everybody else says UNDP regional director Haoliang Xu

UNDP regional director Haoliang Xu

TIMELINE: The good and bad news #AfterYolanda

Nov 01, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Targets have been met and missed; promises failed and fulfilled We look back at a year of rehabilitation and rebuilding efforts after Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

PICKING UP PIECES. Residents of Hernani, Eastern Samar begin the long road of rebuilding their community after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Poverty, disasters, and the children in between

Oct 25, 2014 - 4:06 PM

This new normal means that we have to integrate development and humanitarian work ensuring that children and their communities are prepared for whatever comes their way no matter how rich or poor they are

Listening helps heal Yolanda survivors

May 17, 2014 - 11:27 PM

In a disaster struck community a simple conversation can heal emotional wounds

BREAKING DOWN. A 10-year-old girl suddenly breaks into tears as her mother narrates how they huddled together near a mango tree when Typhoon Yolanda struck. Photo by World Vision

Napoles or Yolanda? Lacson should choose his priority

May 13, 2014 - 1:02 PM

Dealing with matters beyond his mandate is a distraction to his main mission

After Yolanda: A tale of 2 Taclobans

May 10, 2014 - 10:27 AM

There is a Tacloban with a face of redevelopment and change But there is another Tacloban: one of mundane poverty made exceptional by Yolanda

In Numbers: 6 months after Yolanda

May 08, 2014 - 7:00 AM

What progress has been made half a year after Super Typhoon Yolanda hit the country?

SURVIVORS. Up to 130,000 Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors still live in tents as of April 2014, the government says. File photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

What's stalling Tacloban's rehab efforts?

May 07, 2014 - 1:28 PM

With the country s typhoon season inching closer and closer Yolanda survivors are vulnerable to another potential disaster


Looking back: Guinsaugon landslide

Feb 17, 2014 - 11:25 AM

Even before Yolanda happened the Guinsaugon disaster had already identified problems related to disaster preparedness and recovery

Haiyan cash pledges: PH gets only 20%

Jan 17, 2014 - 12:23 PM

To help rebuild the Philippines a UN official appeals for more aid from countries that tend to forget

EXPERT CARE. A Canadian medic checks on a child in an evacuation center outside of Roxas City, Capiz. Photo from the Canadian Embassy in Manila.

Aquino visits ComVal, Zambo, Leyte

Dec 22, 2013 - 4:02 PM

Three days before Christmas President Aquino visits areas previously stricken by disaster and conflict to check on the progress of rehabilitation

Rappler Newscast | December 2, 2013

Dec 02, 2013 - 9:29 PM

Ruffy Biazon resigns as Customs chief Aquino to new disaster rehabilitation czar Ping Lacson: take care of funds Petilla unsure of bright Visayas Christmas

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

Soldiers donate P7-M for victims of Pablo

Jan 04, 2013 - 3:57 PM

The Philippine Army is doing this as a gesture to sympathize and to show its support to its soldiers who have given a lot more for this country says the Army spokesperson