rebuilding - updates

Rappler's latest stories on rebuilding


Iloilo Movers conduct citizen journalism training for Yolanda survivors

Jun 19, 2016 - 7:56 AM

Through the training community facilitators from Iloilo s Yolanda hit areas get a better understanding on the work of media and learn that they too can be channels of information as citizen journalists

Younger Iran aims to gain experience in tune-up vs Gilas Pilipinas

Jun 06, 2016 - 3:28 AM

Iran is in a transition phase to a new set of younger players for its national team

IRAN VS GILAS. Iran will be playing a tune-up game versus Gilas Pilipinas ahead of the FIBA Olympic Qualifier. Seen in photo are (from L-R) Arsalan Kazemi, Oshin Sahakian, and head coach Dirk Bauermann. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Vienna’s ‘working class’ builds classrooms in Yolanda-hit Ormoc

Mar 27, 2015 - 6:25 PM

‘These are not money from rich people but from ordinary people who made sacrifices so that they can share a little amount for the project ’ says the Johanniter International Assistance

REBUILT. Barangay San Juan Elementary School in Ormoc City, whose students had to hold classes in tenths months after Super Typhoon Yolanda, gets two new classrooms, while other rooms have been renovated. Photo by Dale G. Israel/Rappler

Thousands still homeless a year after Bohol quake

Oct 15, 2014 - 12:24 PM

A year since the deadly earthquake thousands of Boholanons are still waiting for the promise of new homes

Q&A: Yolanda recovery: 'We need to see action and results'

Jul 28, 2014 - 3:34 PM

Representative Ferdinand Martin Romualdez: Our people have been suffering for 9 long months now while the debris has been cleared Yolanda’s pervasive impact on their lives remains

SLOW RECOVERY. Leyte Representative Ferdinand Martin Romualdez says bureaucracy and lack of resources remain the stumbling blocks on the road to recovery particularly in the areas of shelter, livelihood, and financial assistance from the national government

Of heritage and cultural materials

May 12, 2014 - 4:57 PM

What does it take to rebuild one of the country s most prized heritage sites?

Tacloban's dilemma: Salvage ships or dismantle houses?

Apr 12, 2014 - 7:30 AM

The ships can t be removed until the newly built houses of informal settlers are dismantled To begin with the shores are no build zones

Yolanda recovery: Crossing borders through civic action

Mar 13, 2014 - 3:57 PM

This conference highlights the emergency relief activities in the disaster hit areas and discussed the future reconstruction activities in the Philippines

Gov't to improve foreign aid tracking site

Mar 10, 2014 - 6:45 PM

The updated version aims not just to track aid received by the government but also to show where the money from multilateral organizations goes

FEU Tamaraws look to rebuild and exceed expectations

Feb 14, 2014 - 6:22 AM

As the FEU Tamaraws move forward head coach Nash Racela lays the ground work for a long term basketball program

STEP UP. Mac Belo is among the Tamaraws that coach Nash Racela hopes will step up come Season 77. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

5K run in Delaware for young Haiyan survivors

Jan 15, 2014 - 6:02 PM

Run walk for Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

Singson: I will resign if bunkhouses are overpriced

Jan 06, 2014 - 1:57 PM

The public works secretary says politics may be involved in reports of overpricing but admits some bunkhouses may be substandard

REBUILDING TACLOBAN. The Department of Public Works and Highways is working to complete 222 bunkhouses for Yolanda victims and denies reports of overpricing. Photo by Rappler

Yolanda survivors determined to hope

Dec 07, 2013 - 12:47 PM

Survivors in Leyte rebuild homes using fallen trees and try to revive their livelihoods

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

Antique families rebuild homes with salvaged materials

Dec 07, 2013 - 9:00 AM

While awaiting donations of honest to goodness construction materials families immediately need tents Once families are sheltered elders can look for jobs

Ropes hold shelters together in battered Iloilo town

Dec 01, 2013 - 11:15 AM

Residents wish to build real homes They are hoping the National Housing Authority and UN Habitat will soon come to Ajuy Iloilo

STILL UNREPAIRED. The house of Arnel Ancuna in Ajuy, northern Iloilo, is still unrepaired 19 days after Yolanda, because Arnel takes on jobs repairing their neighbors' houses to earn a living. Shown in the photo is his son Lloyd Ancuna, 5 years old. Emmanuel Lerona of Typhoon Yolanda Story Hub Visayas

Rappler Newscast | November 25, 2013

Nov 25, 2013 - 8:51 PM

Pacquiao beats Rios in unanimous decision Gov t starts work on rebuilding typhoon hit areas Iran agrees to temporarily freeze its nuclear program

Slog begins to rebuild PH's typhoon wastelands

Nov 24, 2013 - 10:58 AM

An over arching theme of the reconstruction effort is trying to ensure communities are less vulnerable to future storms

Rappler Newscast | November 22, 2013

Nov 22, 2013 - 9:51 PM

Philippines prepares to rebuild after Haiyan Palace: No culture of impunity under Aquino Rios’ trainer says Pacquiao has slowed down

No more self-pity: Salceda suggests 5 steps to rebuilding

Nov 19, 2013 - 4:44 PM

In the aftermath of Yolanda how do we build a new Waray Nation? Suggestions from an economist turned governor of a most disaster prepared province

NEW WARAY NATION. Albay Governor Joey Salceda says focus now should be on rebuilding typhoon-hit areas. Photo by Rappler/KD Suarez

Zambo aid: Daycares, haircuts, counseling

Oct 25, 2013 - 3:48 PM

The government has started providing other forms of aid and relief to the victims of the Zamboanga conflict including cash for work schemes and health cares for children and pregnant women

AFTERMATH. Sheila Arnado at the Enriquez Sports Complex. 25 Sep 2013 Photo by Paolo Villaluna

IN PHOTOS: A month after Pablo

Jan 06, 2013 - 9:41 AM

A month after Typhoon Pablo struck the Philippines scenes of rebuilding abound in the hardest hit communities