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'Our ability to withstand adversity should not preclude us from demanding accountability,' says Alanah Torralba, the head of a German foundation's climate justice projects in the Philippines and Indonesia
It was a slow and painful healing process, but we would not have it any other way
These families, from the villages of Pinamitinan and Malobago in the municipality of Marabut, Samar, are still in makeshift shelters in 'no-build zones'
'While it is imperative to remain steadfast in holding government officials accountable, it is equally important to demand justice from those who brought about the climate emergency the entire world is facing today'
Under the NHA Permanent Resettlement Program for Calamity Victims, beneficiaries will be provided with developed lots and decent shelters at no cost
Five years after Super Typhoon Yolanda, we can see stories of recovery through the lens of survivors
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
To remember Yolanda with environmental hazards like sky lanterns is 'an act of mindlessness towards nature,' say the Eco Warriors
In Tacloban, the worst-hit city, residents paint gravestones, lay flowers, and light candles at a cemetery in memory of the typhoon dead
Some may have forgotten the monstrous Yolanda, the failure of the government, and the unscrupulous corruption of public officials. But we have not.
On the 5th anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda, we remember the countless people whose lives were changed forever
Almost half of the 205,128 permanent housing units needed in Yolanda-stricken areas have been built, says Malacañang
For those who survived the storm, the intervening years have been filled with painful steps forward, but also, a determination to not give up despite overwhelming challenges
Mahar Lagmay, who heads UP's Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards project, says the media should also report on other forms of losses during disasters. Media organizations do.
Yolanda survivor Joana Sustento says the arrival of Rainbow Warrior to her city will give Yolanda survivors a chance to share their stories to the world and help in the fight against climate change
'The message of the Rainbow Warrior's visit here in the Philippines is to highlight the issue of climate justice,' says Naderev Saño, executive director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia
Tropical storm Vinta kills at least 200. It's an unusually high number that has not been seen since the calamitous Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), when the government doubled down on disaster preparedness.
This speech, delivered in November at the 2017 World Bosai Forum in Japan, is made timely by the rising death toll from Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin)
Environmental planners discuss what went wrong in the post-Yolanda rehabilitation which can be avoided in the rebuilding of war-torn Marawi City
On the 4th anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), survivors remember what they went through and how it changed them
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The government says it continues to learn lessons from the tragedy as it works to fast-track rehabilitation of Yolanda-affected areas
The non-working holiday is to allow Tacloban residents to commemorate Super Typhoon Yolanda after 4 years
In the clamor for mental health support during natural calamities, most of the attention is focused on the victims, but those who provide relief response also need help
A book that honors Filipino aid workers who pioneered technological innovations in disaster response in the aftermath of Yolanda will be launched on November 9 at De La Salle University
JC Tayag Builders is accused of constructing substandard houses for survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)
Out of 78,291 houses completed, only 26,256 are occupied; the NHA still needs to build around 119,000 homes to reach its target
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President Duterte also promises those responsible for 'subhuman housing' will be prosecuted, says his spokesman
Victims of natural disasters are vulnerable to trauma, as well as mental problems such as stress disorders, depression and general anxiety
Former Daanbantayan, Cebu mayor Augusto Corro initially disqualified residents of a 'no-build zone' from receiving financial aid, but it is later found that their area is not considered a danger zone
The House panel will invite former officials of the National Housing Authority to explain what happened in the province of Eastern Samar
A House committee looks into the progress – or lack thereof – of housing projects for Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan survivors
From love teams to current events these are the hashtags that connected Filipinos online in the past decade
The task force headed by Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr is designed to improve coordination between government agencies implementing Yolanda projects
In a time when people are increasingly exposed to the factors of disaster and climate change I believe that usable maps can help people make a difference
DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero says it is crucial to bring preparation down to the community and family levels
Leyte province has had its share of natural disasters over the years
Erich Gonzales billboard suitor says he is the CEO of the mysterious Guanxiqian Group
President Duterte has criticized the past government for the slow rehab of Eastern Visayas What happens when he tells agencies he is getting impatient?
Part of the Tacloban Astrodome which provided refuge to residents during the onslaught of Haiyan in 2013 will be turned into a museum in Leyte s capital
More than 100 000 students stand to benefit from the program funded by the 2016 budget of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund
The military general will oversee Yolanda recovery efforts the community based war on drugs and the campaign for federalism among local governments
M V Amazing Grace can complement government forces in providing immediate relief assistance during emergency and crisis situations says President Rodrigo Duterte
Barangays Margen and Don Carlos Revilla in Ormoc City are the latest recipients of new classrooms built under this year s PH US military exercises
On May 13 the humanitarian group will stage the 4th Million Volunteer Run across the country completing its extensive network of one million volunteers
Local officials with the help of non governmental organizations turn Marabut town s biggest cave into an emergency shelter in times of disaster
Break Free 2017 a series of peaceful community mobilizations across the Philippines contributing to global actions against fossil fuels culminate in Yolanda hit Leyte
Learning from its experience during Super Typhoon Yolanda the town of Sto Nino now wants its residents prepared for the next big disaster
The decision to award free housing to 205 000 beneficiaries is reached in a National Housing Authority board meeting chaired by President Rodrigo Duterte