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The NAIA Consortium is out. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says there are two other potential proponents for the upgrade project.
The task force has another year to demolish illegal structures and improve drainage systems in the world-famous island
The 5-month battle in 2017 left Marawi City's central district in ruins. Three years on, it is still a rubble and remains off-limits to residents.
'Yes, we are resilient, but we cannot forever rely on resilience,' says Muti-Mapandi, who was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer one year after she began living as an evacuee
(UPDATED) Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says that the inmates were suspect cases after showing influenza-like symptoms
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says that swab tests are now being conducted at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center. There are no positive COVID-19 cases in the provincial jail yet.
President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration comes over a month since the eruption of Taal Volcano started on January 12
Records show that the Batangas provincial government received over P33 million in cash donations from January 15 to February 5
Meanwhile, voters' registration in the municipality of Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas, will resume the following week, starting on Monday, February 10
Residents involved in cleanup operations in their areas can sell the ash they collect to the provincial government. The ash will be used to make hollow blocks.
Watch the hearing live on Rappler on Thursday, January 30
Some mayors propose that all residents of a threatened town be evacuated to just one designated town for easy tracking. But can receiving towns absorb entire populations?
Some 2,000 police troops earlier sent to help secure and assist evacuees are heading back to the national headquarters in Manila, even with Taal Volcano still restive
President Rodrigo Duterte says local government officials and police assigned to the area are capable of enforcing response plans
Spicing things up, XU uses the 'Tala' dance challenge as a way to promote the university’s donation drive for those affected by the ongoing Taal Volcano eruption
As survivors themselves, the group Women for Progress Movement in Albay gives back by donating their freshly harvested sweet potatoes to Taal Volcano eruption evacuees
The song is composed by Vehnee Saturno
Their houses need repair, they don't have jobs, they've lost their livelihood
Two areas in Ibaan town in Batangas are being eyed as temporary shelters for residents affected by the Taal Volcano eruption
But once the volcano shows signs of imminent explosion, residents say they'll pack their belongings and will be ready to evacuate again
Jetmatic pumps will be placed in several evacuation camps such as Batangas Sports Complex, West Bauan, Central School, Bauan Batangas, Lemery, Agoncillo, and San Nicolas
At least 132 animals are rescued by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals amid the Taal Volcano eruption
The Batangas provincial government plans to give assistance to affected residents and buy their livestock
’Yung barangay dito…kahit hindi kami tiga-rito, tinanggap nila kami ng buong-buo,' says Cherryl Lazara, an evacuee who sought refuge in San Luis, Sto Tomas, Batangas
The eyed relocation site has 1,200 units, a school building, and a gymnasium
'Concededly, this could take years, but this duty is ours in the present, and we will not relent,' says Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta
Mayor Joy Salvame says some evacuees have expressed their desire to resettle in Ibaan, which is a safe zone
'In a situation like this, even if we're resilient, we will need the help of our countrymen because recovery can't happen quickly. It will take time,' says Leonardo Ebajo, Philippine Red Cross Director for Disaster Management Service
An unutilized housing project in Ibaan, Batangas, intended for police and military personnel is being considered as a relocation site for those affected by the Taal Volcano eruption
Together with its partners and affiliates, and broadcast journalist Karen Davila, SM aided over 350 displaced families in Calaca, Batangas
Commission on Elections Commissioner Rowena Guanzon says the poll body's en banc approved the assistance during a meeting on January 22
De La Salle Philippines and AF Payments device a way commuters to donate P5 with every tap using their Beep cards
The Department of Health reiterates that only breast milk and not infant formula milk may be donated for babies in disaster-hit areas
Seeing the need to do their part to help those affected, many organizations championing the zero-waste lifestyle are helping Taal eruption survivors by leading eco-friendly donation drives
Donors may request for free passage by emailing Cavitex customer service
Proposals – so far, from senators – range from cash aid to moratorium on loan payments
Anakalusugan Representative Michael Defensor says state universities and colleges might be in a better position to accommodate provisional shelters 'because they have more land, structures, and facilities'
Vice President Leni Robredo also gives evacuees a bowl of porridge and pan de sal aside from the food packs, hygiene kits, sleeping mattresses, and blankets she donated
Vehicles bringing aid for people affected by the Taal Volcano eruption may stop at inspection sites to claim free single exit passes
Several members of the House committee on rules also donate P500,000 to districts in Batangas affected by the volcanic eruption
'Hindi naman inakalain na puputok so baka magkaroon tayo ng supplemental budget sa Congress, but anyway, everybody is eager to help,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells Batangas residents
Emergency cash transfers and livelihood assistance are among the forms of aid that the Department of Social Welfare and Development would provide in the long term
Social Welfare Assistant Secretary Anton Hernandez says it's past the crucial period, so those who want to help can do so in the rehabilitation of affected communities
Governor Dodo Mandanas says the grant or soft loan is 'relative to projects which are directed towards strengthening our development strategies'
'Let us treat the survivors with dignity,' says the Citizens' Disaster Response Center after photos of evacuees wearing donated school and work uniforms make the rounds on social media
The proposal covers workers in banks, hotels, and restaurants, and other similar establishments in Tagaytay City; and journalists covering the Taal Volcano eruption
The actress made chicken arroz caldo and lechon paksiw for 1,000 people
(5th UPDATE) Here's how companies are supporting relief efforts for communities affected by the ongoing eruption of Taal Volcano
A number of Filipinos focus their attention on making sense of information and updates on social media to aid and guide relief efforts
Lack of coordination with local government units results in surplus of relief goods in some evacuation centers and a shortage in others