super typhoons in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on super typhoons in the Philippines


Bambuhay: How bamboo weaving helped jumpstart a community's recovery from Yolanda

Dec 25, 2016 - 3:12 PM

Super Typhoon Yolanda destroyed the bamboo used by traditional weavers in Busuanga Caritas Philippines launches a livelihood program to revive the local bamboo weaving industry

Super Typhoon Lawin makes landfall in Cagayan

Oct 19, 2016 - 11:46 PM

After making landfall Lawin Haima will cross Ilocos Norte and Apayao

Satellite image as of October 19, 11 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA

6 areas under signal no. 5 ahead of Lawin's landfall

Oct 19, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Cagayan Isabela Kalinga Apayao northern Abra and Ilocos Norte are closest to the eye of Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

Satellite image as of October 19, 7:30 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA

Ilocos Norte braces for Super Typhoon Lawin

Oct 19, 2016 - 7:35 PM

The super typhoon is expected to cross Ilocos Norte and Apayao after it makes landfall in the Cagayan Isabela area

Super Typhoon Lawin 'may be catastrophic'

Oct 19, 2016 - 6:05 PM

Ano po ang mararanasan po nila areas under signal number 5 ? Delubyo po Hindi nalalayo sa pinsala ng Yolanda warns PAGASA forecaster Aldczar Aurelio

Satellite image as of October 19, 5 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA

Super Typhoon Lawin: Signal no. 5 in Cagayan, Isabela

Oct 19, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Lawin Haima strengthens into a super typhoon and threatens to bring destruction

Soldiers to the rescue: Yolanda kids get free school supplies

Jun 03, 2015 - 7:00 AM

I was not certain if I could have a bag and notebook but I go to school because I want to study says a 10 year old who got gel from the Army in Leyte

ON MISSION. Members of the Army's 19th Infantry Battalion distribute free bags and school supplies to children at the Daro Elementary School in Jaro, Leyte. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Conversations with disaster experts

Nov 15, 2013 - 8:19 AM

How do we minimize the loss of lives and damage when ferocious typhoons come our way?

Cop who estimated 10,000 Haiyan death toll relieved

Nov 15, 2013 - 12:13 AM

Chief Supt Elmer Soria was relieved due to stress the same excuse President Benigno Aquino III used to explain to CNN the high death toll estimate

ALL AFFECTED. Super Typhoon Yolanda affected even local government officials, making clearing and relief operations all the more difficult. Photo by EPA/Francis Malasig

Mar Roxas to CNN: No response fast enough

Nov 14, 2013 - 2:08 PM

Roxas seeks to address criticism that the government response was ineffective and inefficient

DPWH working to open roads to Eastern Samar

Nov 11, 2013 - 9:09 PM

Secretary Rogelio Singson says the DPWH is focused on restoring road access to the Borangan and Guiuan so aid workers can access the typhoon battered areas

FLATTENED. Reports say that 100% of the structures in Guiuan, Eastern Samar are damaged. All photos - credit: AFP Central Command from their Facebook page:

President's 'pork,' savings to fund Yolanda relief efforts

Nov 10, 2013 - 1:59 AM

The President promises to tap into the same fund that he has also committed for the Zamboanga and Central Visayas rehabilitation

ANARCHY. People started entering stores and homes just to get food, appliances, or anything they could get hold of to survive the day. Photo by EPA/Francis Malasig