[Latest report, as of August 2014: Pinakahuling ulat ukol sa rehabilitasyon / Latest rehabilitation updates]

Typhoon Yolanda struck the Philippines on November 8, 2013. It has been called the most powerful storm to make landfall in recorded history. The worst hit provinces were Leyte and Eastern Samar, with a combined population of 2.3 million. These areas experienced sustained winds of 270 kph, gusts of up to 312 kph, and a storm surge as high as 7 meters. Presidential Proclamation No. 682, dated November 11, 2013, declared a state of national calamity, affecting Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, and Palawan.

On December 10, 2013, President Benigno S. Aquino III appointed former Senator Panfilo M. Lacson as Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery (PARR), tasked to unify the efforts of government and other agencies involved in rehabilitation and recovery efforts. Read updates from the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery.

As aid from the international community pours in, an information portal for international calamity aid and assistance has been created. Access FAiTH Version 2.0, the Foreign Aid Transparency Hub through www.gov.ph/faith. This enhanced version gives access to the foreign embassies of 64 countries and seven multilateral organizations, allowing them to input or update the amount, or kind, of assistance pledged by their country. Thus, the figures on this version of FAiTH are the official, and most updated figures on aid and assistance. Learn more about FAiTH Version 2.0.

Click the following hyperlinks for a consolidated timeline and FAQs on the government’s immediate response to Typhoon Yolanda. Six months after the Typhoon, the government continues to assist survivors through provision of relief assistance, emergency shelter materials, shelter kits, cash-for-asset, and other social protection services.

Updates

Yolanda-hit towns in W. Visayas to receive P31.6M for Cash- for-Work

Eight towns in Panay Island which were heavily ravaged by Typhoon Yolanda last year will receive a total of P31.6 million for the Cash- for- Work (CFW) program implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Field Office VI in partnership with local government units (LGUs).


DSWD: P700-M Yolanda donations disbursed, fully accounted for

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) clarified today that it has already fully disbursed the P779,486,400.15 local and foreign cash donations it has received in December 2013 and that these are fully accounted for.


DSWD receives additional donation for Yolanda survivors

Secretary of Social Welfare and Development Corazon Juliano-Soliman receives the P432,679.22 check donation of the Association of Asian Election Authorities from Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Chairman Sixto Brillantes for Typhoon Yolanda survivors.


Transcript: President Aquino’s interview with Bombo Radyo, August 27, 2014

VIDEO: TRANSCRIPT: President Benigno S. Aquino III’s exclusive interview with Bombo Radyo  [Music Room, Malacañan Palace, August 27, 2014] Bombo Elmar Acol: Magandang umaga Luzon, Visayas at Mindanao, maging sa buong mundo, mga kaibigan. Napapanood din tayo live sa ating official website www.bomboradyo.com so makikita niyo diyan ang visuals. At mga kaibigan mula rito sa Palasyo ng Malacañang, ako ang inyong […]


Ronda Yolanda: Pinakahuling ulat ukol sa rehabilitasyon

Narito ang mga pinakahuling ulat sa rehabilitasyon pagkatapos ng Yolanda sa pangangasiwa ng Office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery.


Ronda Yolanda: Latest rehabilitation updates

Here are the latest updates on the rehabilitation efforts after Yolanda under the supervision of the Office Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery.


SONA 2014, Pinadali: Pagbangon mula sa Yolanda

“Bago naman po matapos ang 2013, dumating naman si Yolanda—ang pinakamalakas na bagyo sa kasaysayan. 1.47 milyong pamilya ang talagang naapektuhan, at 44 sa ating 81 probinsya ang tinamaan. Sa Eastern Visayas, kung saan pinakamalakas ang pinsalang nadulot, napakaraming kinailangan na agarang lingap.” Mga agarang pagkilos ng pamahalaan noong pananalasa ni Yolanda Sa unang araw: […]


DA: Sustained support for Yolanda affected areas

Secretary of Agriculture Proceso Alcala assures agri-fishery stakeholders in Samar Island of the government’s continuous and strategic assistance to help them rebuild their livelihood and industries at the soonest possible time.


DA Photo Release: Rebuilding efforts continue

From the Department of Agriculture Farmers and fishers from Southern Cebu who lost their livelihood due to Typhoon Yolanda receive from the Department of Agriculture seeds of corn, rice and vegetables, as well as various equipment and implements such as fishing boats and dryers—all worth P19.41 million—during Secretary of Agriculture Proceso Alcala’s visit on Friday […]


UNICEF’s unconditional cash grants to benefit Pantawid Pamilya families in E. Visayas

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), will extend financial assistance to beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Eastern Samar who were worst affected by super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda.