typhoon relief - updates

Rappler's latest stories on typhoon relief


Typhoon Nina destroys at least P25-M worth of crops

Dec 28, 2016 - 2:05 PM

The typhoon that made landfall on Christmas Day also leaves at least P83 46 million worth of damage to infrastructure according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council

INITIAL REPORTS. NIA Administrator Peter Tiu Laviña receives initial reports on damaged irrigation facilities in areas hit by Typhoon Nina. Photo courtesy of NIA

Priority is clearing roads, runway for relief operations

Dec 07, 2014 - 2:55 PM

UPDATED Troops have cleared a major road in Jiabong town early Sunday afternoon December 7 paving the way for relief operations

AFTERMATH. Residents wade through floodwaters in Borongan, Northern Samar or December 7, 2014. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Haiyan anti-human trafficking project to crowdfund in US

Apr 30, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Love Rescues is an anti trafficking radio and TV ad campaign to protect the four million plus Haiyan victims who are now vulnerable to trafficking

Stories of Yolanda survivors: Then and now

Feb 18, 2014 - 6:48 PM

More than 100 days after Yolanda Haiyan the World Food Programme is helping survivors get back up on their feet

REBUILDING. Liliana proudly pointing at the construction site where her new house will stand. Photo by Corlnelia Paetz/WFP

Filmmaker uses movie company's budget to help Yolanda victims

Dec 17, 2013 - 5:45 PM

Casey Neistat uses the budget for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty s promotional video to help victims of typhoon Yolanda

Kim Kardashian to give 10% of auction proceeds to Haiyan aid

Nov 23, 2013 - 11:17 AM

The reality TV star auctions off her designer pieces on eBay but gets flak donating only 10 of the proceeds to typhoon victims in the Philippines

CHEAP CHARLIE? Kim Kardashian auctions off clothes for Typhoon Yolanda victims but will only be giving 10% of the proceeds. AFP File Photo

Next week: NEDA's action plan for Yolanda survivors

Nov 22, 2013 - 10:48 PM

The plan will outline how the government intends to address the basic needs of Yolanda survivors until end 2014

REHABILITATION. NEDA will submit the short-term rehabilitation plans to the president next week.Photo by Rupert Ambil/Rappler

NEDA begins drafting post-Haiyan rehab plan

Nov 19, 2013 - 5:09 PM

NEDA issues a memorandum calling for government agencies to appoint representatives to a task force in charge of recovery and reconstruction efforts in Visayas

TASK FORCE. NEDA urges government agencies to appoint representatives to the inter-agency task force that will craft the rehabilitation plan for Visayas. Photo by Rappler/Jake Verzosa

Justin Bieber paints graffiti for Yolanda victims

Nov 18, 2013 - 5:08 PM

The popstar plans to auction off a picture of the graffiti for the benefit of Typhoon Yolanda victims

PRAY 4 PHILIPPINES. Justin Bieber sends support to Yolanda victims. Photo from Instagram (milktyson)

China ready to send medical teams to PH

Nov 17, 2013 - 3:47 PM

China s announcement comes after its earlier pledges were criticized as meager

HELP. A Filipino woman walks past a closed store in super typhoon Haiyan devastated Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines, 14 November 2013. EPA/Mast Irham

Peque Gallaga: 'The enemy is our leaders'

Nov 16, 2013 - 4:37 PM

Peque Gallaga stirs social media with his open letter criticizing the government s relief efforts

RAGE. 'We can help when we criticize,' proclaims the veteran director. Photo from his Facebook

Korina Sanchez vs Anderson Cooper: What netizens think

Nov 13, 2013 - 7:36 PM

Korina Sanchez is quick to rebut CNN s Anderson Cooper who criticizes government s disaster response Netizens jump in

Relief centers in Ormoc, Catbalogan

Nov 13, 2013 - 12:19 PM

Government says it doesn t want to rely on Tacloban City alone as the hub for relief goods and equipment

BLOCKED. A street in Ormoc, Leyte after the onslaught of Typhoon Yolanda. Photo by Cleariza Gavito/Rappler

DSWD needs volunteers for relief efforts

Aug 20, 2013 - 11:12 AM

Volunteers are called to come to the National Resource Operations Center Chapel Road Pasay City or call 02 852 8081 for more details