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Remember the Marawi evacuees who tied the knot? They're pregnant!

May 26, 2018 - 4:13 PM

Jomar Saumay and wife Norinsha are among 40 Marawi families who continue to live in tents in Pantar town a year after the siege. They are making plans to find a better home after the baby comes out in June.

PREGNANT! Marawi tent dwellers Jomar Saumay and wife Norinsha are 8 months pregnant and expecting in June. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

14,000 Yolanda survivors still living near deadly sea

Nov 06, 2014 - 8:35 AM

Tacloban Mayor Alfred Romualdez tells Rappler he can t move thousands of Yolanda Haiyan survivors out of danger zones yet

GRIM REMINDER. This grounded ship reminds passersby about Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) that killed residents in this danger zone. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Yolanda a year after: Only 2% of needed houses to be built by Nov 8

Oct 28, 2014 - 12:43 PM

Nearly a year after Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan 400 families still live in tents in Tacloban City while hundreds stay in temporary houses Mayor Alfred Romualdez says

Lacson seeks powers to probe Yolanda rehab corruption

Aug 08, 2014 - 6:39 PM

After thinking of resigning Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson requests his legal team to craft for the President an order that will define and clarify his role in rehabilitation efforts

OVERSIGHT FUNCTION. Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson joins a raid July 9, 2014, on a warehouse in General Trias, Cavite, that is allegedly involved in building substandard houses for Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors in Tacloban City. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Lacson mulls quitting after Yolanda rehab plan

Aug 04, 2014 - 12:45 PM

Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson says he and his staff after all can t implement the P170 7 billion Yolanda rehabilitation plan they prepared

 'MAIN TASK.' Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson (right) says his 'main task' – to submit a rehabilitation plan to President Benigno Aquino III (left) – is over. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Yolanda rehab plan: Gov't to relocate 940,000 survivors

Aug 02, 2014 - 8:00 AM

The government also plans to assist a million homeowners whose houses got damaged due to Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

Philippines finalizes P171-B Yolanda rehab plan

Aug 01, 2014 - 11:31 AM

UPDATED A bulk of the 8 000 page rehabilitation plan is virtually approved by the President Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson tells Rappler

Rappler Newscast | July 30, 2014

Jul 30, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Philippines faces power crisis in 2015 PH military apologizes for coup scare After Haiyan: 14 500 survivors still live in tents

4,000 hectares identified for Haiyan resettlement

Jun 05, 2014 - 6:33 PM

The DENR and DOST identify government land where more than 200 000 displaced families can be resettled

HOMELESS 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

Preventing chronic malnutrition in emergencies

Apr 04, 2014 - 1:00 PM

The current chronic malnutrition rate in Yolanda affected areas exceeds the 30 global threshold according to the World Health Organization

MALNUTRITION AND YOLANDA. The current chronic malnutrition rate in Yolanda-affected areas exceeds the 30% global threshold, according to the World Health Organization. Photo from World Vision

Gov't, aid agencies rush to address shelter needs in E. Samar

Dec 13, 2013 - 3:50 PM

Finding land is only part of the problem

Dismal attendance in reopened schools in Yolanda areas

Dec 06, 2013 - 6:27 PM

DepEd has teamed up with Save the Children and UNICEF to bring back 500 000 children to classrooms

Task: Locate teachers in disaster areas

Nov 12, 2013 - 3:09 PM

Temporary learning spaces will be set up once school officials are accounted for says Education Secretary Armin Luistro

Funds available but supply short for Visayas school tents

Oct 25, 2013 - 9:25 PM

Education Secretary Armin Luistro says DepEd won t allow students to go back to school buildings until structures are declared safe by engineers

SLOW. The procurement of much needed tents in Central Visayas is going slow, says Luistro. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Olay and YStyle #ProudOfMyAge event

Oct 20, 2013 - 11:25 AM

Olay and Ystyle celebrate the beauty of age

40s, 30s, 20s AND PROUD. Mandy dela Rama, Mikee Cojuangco, Nikki Gil and Camille Co. All photos by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Jewelmer 2013 Gala

Oct 16, 2013 - 1:36 PM

South sea pearls took center stage at the annual fashion gala

GALLEON OF PEARLS. Marina Benipayo wears the night's showstopper. All photos by Jory Rivera

Floods add misery after Zamboanga crisis

Oct 05, 2013 - 10:54 PM

Heavy rains bring knee deep floods in evacuation centers in Zamboanga City

Seeing Stars

Feb 20, 2013 - 7:19 PM

Canadian indie pop royalty shine bright in Manila debut

STARS ON EARTH. The Canadian indie pop band declared that they have 'family' in the Philippines. All photos by Paolo Marinduque

Party list for New Year's Eve 2011

Dec 29, 2011 - 6:27 PM

Find a one stop shop to wine dine dance and keep your fingers safe from rogue fireworks with Rappler s 2011 New Year s Eve guide

A New Year's fireworks celebration in Boracay.