Cebu-Bohol Crisis and Needs Map

This map provides updates on the buildings, landmarks,evacuation centers, and other areas affected by the October 15, 2013 earthquake. It was created by the Google Business Group and Google Developer Group Cebu. Click here to view it as a full page.

The following are excerpts from a report from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on the effects of the earthquake in Sagbayan, Bohol, October 15, 2013. The information reflects conditions as of October 30, 2013, 6:00 a.m., unless otherwise stated.

From the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council


An earthquake of tectonic origin with a magnitude of 7.2 occurred in Region VIIspecifically at Tagbilaran City, Bohol and Cebu City at about 8:12 a.m.last October 15, 2013.

As of 6:00 a.m., October 30, 2013, PHIVOLCS recorded 3,066 aftershocks, 84 of which were felt.



222 Dead

13 in Cebu

208 in Bohol

1 in Siquijor

797 Injured

101 in Cebu

692 in Bohol

1 in Siquijor

1 in Negros Oriental

1 in Iloilo

8 Missing (all in Bohol)

Cost of assistance

P56,149,252.47 total cost of assistance were provided by DSWD, DOH,LGUs, and NGOs to Regions VI and VII.

Financial assistance was given to the bereaved families of 182 dead victims at P10,000 each for a total of P1,820,000.

Affected population

A total of 671,103  families (3,221,248 persons) were affected in 1,527 barangays in 60 municipalities and 6 cities in 6 provinces of Regions VI and VII (these numbers increased from the last situation report, as per validation of DSWD)

In Bohol, 75,140 families (370,836 persons)were displaced.

There are currently 376 evacuation centers in the affected areas.

Status of lifelines

All power in Tagbilaran City has been restored.

Power in the areas of Bohol have been restored.

Status of seaport and airport operations

All seaports in Cebu and Bohol are operational

State of calamity

Province of Bohol was declared under the State of Calamity with Resolution No. 453, s. 2013.

Province of Cebu was declared under State of Calamity with Resolution No.1352, s. 2013.


A total of P2,203,930,000 worth of damaged roads, bridges, flood control, school buildings, hospitals, and other public buildings was reported in the Provinces of Cebu (P819,051,000), Bohol (P1,383,159,000),Negros Oriental (P270,000), and Siquijor (P1,450,000).

A total of 66,932 houses were damaged (12,238 totally 53,694 partially) in Bohol, Cebu, Neg. Occidental, Neg. Oriental, Iloilo, Siquijor, and Guimaras.

41 bridges were affected of which 38 are passablein the Provinces of Bohol, Cebu and Negros Occidental.

A total of 18 roads were affected of which 16 are passablein the Provinces of Bohol and Cebu.

Actions taken


NDRRMC-OPCEN immediately disseminated the information to OCDRCs V, VI, VII, and XI through facsimile, SMS, website, and twitter account for further dissemination to their respective local DRRMCs and advised them to undertake precautionary measure and to monitor the situation for any possible effects of said earthquake particularity in areas with reported intensities.

Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, NDRRMC Chairperson and Secretary of Department of National Defense presided the press conference held at theNDRRMC Conference Room at 12:00 p.m., to present the initial effects of theearthquake with epicenter at Carmen, Bohol.

At about 3:00 p.m., October 15, 2013, President Benigno S. Aquino III presided the press briefing held at the NDRRMC Conference Room.

OCD Administrator and NDRRMC Administrator USEC Eduardo Del Rosario presided a Press Briefing at 6:00 p.m., October 15, 2013, at NDRRMC Conference for updates on the effects of the earthquake.

At about 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., October 16, 2013, OCD Administrator and NDRRMC Executive Director USEC Eduardo Del Rosario presided over Press Briefings at the NDRRMC Conference Room for the updates on the effects of the earthquake.

At around 10:00 a.m., October 16, 2013, a media briefing was presided over by President Senigno Simeon Aquino III and several members of the cabinet including Secretary of National Defense Voltaire T. Gazmin at the Governor’s Mansion, Tagbilaran City, Bohol

At around 11:00 p.m., October 17, 2013, Dir. Romeo F. Fajardo, Civil Defense Deputy Administrator, presided over a press briefing at the NDRRMC ConferenceRoom for the updates on the effects of the earthquake.

At around 5:00 p.m., October 17, 2013, Usec. Eduardo Del Rosario presided over a press briefing at the NDRRMC Conference Room for the updates on the effects of the earthquake.

NDRRMC Executive Director Usec. Eduardo  Del Rosario proceeded to Boholand conferred with the Provincial DRRMC regarding status of the search, rescue,and retrieval operations as well as relief operations being undertaken; conductedaerial survey in Loon, Maribojoc and Carmen together with Sec. Edwin Lacierda, DILG Secretary Manuel Roxas, and DWSD Secretary Corazon Soliman; andproceeded to Loon, Bohol to assess the current situation.

At around 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Dir Romeo F. Fajardo, Civil Defense Deputy Administrator, presided over two Press Briefings at the NDRRMC Conference Room for the updates on the effects of the earthquake.

October 19, 2013, at 8:00 a.m., NDRRMC Executive Director USec. Eduardo D. Del Rosario presided over a coordination meeting with all responder groups at the Governor’s Mansion Conference Room in Tagbilaran City, Bohol;

At 10:00 a.m., USec. Del Rosario joined the Press Briefing together with DILG Secretary Manuel Roxas and DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman to assess the extent of damages regarding the updates on the effects of the earthquake.

Conducted inspection in Sagbayan, Bohol together with DILG Secretary Manuel Roxas and DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman to assess the extent of damages.

October 20, 2013, at around 9:30 a.m., Executive Director USec. Eduardo D. Del Rosario presided over a press briefing at the NDRRMC Conference Room regarding the updates on the effects of the earthquake.


Closely monitoring the situation for any significant aftershocks / developments and shall be immediately relayed to all concerned.


Released P10 million to DSWD-FO VII for purchase of relief goods for the affected population and operational expenses in the disaster operations;

Prepositioned 100 rolls of laminated sacks amounting to P775,608 airlifted using AFP-PAF C-130 at about 7:49 a.m., October 16, 2013;

Prepositioned P67.97 million worth of standby funds (P683,516.80 million), 24,299 family food packs (P6.74 million), other food items (P17.62 million) and NFls (P43.19 million) in Regions VI and VII including NROC

DSWD DROMIC is closely coordinating with concerned DSWD-FOs for significant reports relative to the incident.

A total of P23,373,874.00 worth of relief goods were transported to Tagbilaran City via C-130 and PCG Ship.

FO VII transported 2,000 family packs and 1,250 food packs in Bohol Province

Deployed a total of 198 staff (182 from FO VII and 16 from DSWD-CO) to augment the affected LGUs in the disaster operations.

P2,752,000 worth of 64 shelter boxes and P4,730,000 worth of 200 sets of standard tents were airlifted early on October 22, 2013 by C.130, PAF·AFP for the earthquake victims in Region VII

On-going repacking of family food packs at DSWD-NROC and DSWD FO-VII

Set-up donations’ desks at DSWD-FO VII in Cebu City and at the SWAD Office in Tagbilaran City, Bohol

Mobilized 1,036 volunteers since October 23-27, 2013, assisting in the repacking of the targeted 30,000 food packs for the earthquake victims


Is continuously monitoring the effects of the earthquake and directed lower offices/units to coordinate with their respective CDRRMC/PDRRMC for the activation of Crisis Management Committee.

Full alert status has been declared directing all PNP personnel to report to their respective offices for SAR operations.

Deployed 271 personnel and 17 vehicles from Cebu CPO, Cebu and Bohol PPO and RPSB7

MPS Cortes, Bohol personnel still providing security on the clearing operations along the national highway;

Assisted the commuters in boarding the watercrafts crossing Abatan River, and assisted in the distribution of relief goods;

At 1:00 p.m., October 16, 2013, TDPCR directed all RDs (Affected PROs) through SMS to verify missing persons; secure abandoned houses, warehouses and depots; and secure retail outlets/stores to get supplies and basic necessities

At 3:00 p.m., October 16, 2013, conducted clearing operations in the affected municipalities in Bohol

PRO VII, VIII, and CARAGA directed all unit commanders to continue monitoring the situation as necessary.

SILG directed PNP for PNP Health Service, NCRPO, RHS Doctors, and Adjacent RHS and PPOs in Visayas to organize and be ready for Bohol deployment.

SAR Teams are currently conducting operations in the municipalities of Loon and Sagbayan for reported missing persons


Coordinated with OCD VII and PDRRMCs for updates on situation and damage assessment.

Directed all OPCOM and OPCON units to prepare and alert their respective Disaster Response Task Units (DRTUs) for possible disaster response operations.

Alerted 525th Engr Construction Bn & 91D’s 15th SARU, ARESCOM for deployment (to address collapsed structures)

Deployed security personnel in collapsed churches and in areas w/ landslides to prevent accidents & looting; assisted in the transportation & distribution of relief goods in evacuation centers;

Directed C-130 to transport equipment & medicines to Bohol;

Transported 25,000 Ibs of relief goods of DSWD fm Manila to Tagbilaran; convened the AFP Crisis Action Team (CAT) on October 15, 2013, 10:00 a.m; PN Vessel AT-295 transported DOH VII & DENR VII Response Teams from Cebu to Tagbilaran City;

Deployed seven choppers;

Transported water filtration systems in Bohol;

CENTCOM deployed two helicopters to Bohol for the conduct of Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis.

Bohol Ready Reserve Batallion together with the 505th TAS Group participated in rescue and clearing operations at Dauis Church in Bohol.

Disaster Response Team (DRT) in Naval Forces Central Visayaswere deployed at Sto. Nino Basilica.

Naval Reserve-Eastern Visayas 82nd Marine Brigade was deployed in Basilica del Nino to assist in the clearing operations of the collapsed bell tower

2nd Special Forces Battalion

Provided squad tent and thirty folding beds for use of patients of Cong Simeon Toribio Hospital that were transferred to Carmen Gym;

Conducted rescue/retrieval operations in:Brgys Biabas & Mayuga, Brgy Villaflor, Clarin, Bohol, Brgy Cantalid, Balilihan, Bohol;

Provided transportation assistance to: More or less 50 earthquake victims in Brgy Poblacion, Pilar, Bohol; Community in Brgy Poblacion, Pilar, Bohol;

Assisted in putting up tents at Mayuga National High School, Guindulman, Bohol;

Assisted PGU personnel in the distribution of relief goods at Bohol Cultural Center, Tagbilaran City;

Assisted victims and conducted information drive to affected populace in Brgy Nueva Montana, Buenavista, Bohol;

Assisted earthquake victims in the following areas: Carmen Sports Complex, Brgy Poblacion Sur, Carmen, Bohol; Brgy Poblacion, Loboc, Bohol; Brgy Villaflor, Carmen, Bohol; Brgys Dusita & Magsaysay, Sierra Bullones and in Brgy Mayana, Jagna, Bohol

Provided transportation & manpower assistance on the distribution of relief goods & other basic needs to affected populace in Brgys Santa Fe, San Carlos, Cantubod & Dagohoy, all of Danao, Bohol

Conducted rescue operation on a landslide at Brgy Villaflor, Clarin, Bohol;

Conducted mobile patrol in the municipality of Carmen, Bohol;


Sent directive to coast guard units nationwide to submit a list of affected areas covering ports, passenger terminals, CG facilities and personnel, vessel/boat, and power/communications breakdown.

Coordinated with the Philippine Port Authority (PPA), LGUs and Local DRRMCs.

CGD Central Visayas SAR Teams/Emergency Units are on standby and ready for dispatch; BRP Corregidor (AE-891) is on standby for relief operations in coordination with DSWD and DOTC.

PCG Patrol Craft (DF-318) ferried rescue teams and media personnel from Tagbilaran to Loon, Bohol.

SARV-002 proceeded to Cebu City to load another set of relief goods.

SARV-003 ferried relief goods of DSWD from Manila to Tagbilaran, Bohol and arrived at Tagbilaran Port on October 19, 2013.

K9 Team was distributed to various rescue teams to Brgy. Viga, Antequera and Brgy. Villaflor, Clarin to assist in rescue and retrieval operations on the dubble and landslide areas.

AE-891 transported relief goods from Manila to Bohol;

DF-318 ferried four PRC personnel to Brgy. Napo Pier, Loon, Bohol to conduct medical mission;

HELO-1636 transported 3 NEDA personnel from Cebu to Bohol;

PCG ISLANDER 684 conducted aerial surveillance on the affected areas;

Coast Guard Medical dispatched 1 medical team to conduct medical operations at Tagbilaran, Bohol;

CGS Cebu facilitated free transport from Cebu to Tubigon through commercial shipping lines of six officers from PCGA to assist in the relief operations, 4 personnel from Zion Emergency Disaster Rescue Unit to conduct medical service, and 2 Elf truck and 1 pick-up truck with relief goods from Cebu to Tubigon through commercial vessel for the conduct of PCGA relief operations.

CGS Tagbilaran facilitated the loading of 1,000 bottles of mineral water and 1,000 packs of packed lunch from the office of the Chief of Staff of Honorable Board Member Godofredo Tirol to MBca Saint Anne de Beaupre enroute to Catagbacan, Bohol.

CGD Central Visayas continuously facilitating the transfer of goods for the victims in Tagbilaran City


Personnel from Manila were deployed to Cebu and Tagbilaran on October 16, 2013


DOH was initially placed on code red alert status;

Reported that the six hospitals/health facilities in Bohol have sustained cracks in the building but after assessment the hospitals are still be functional and operational;

Two teams from Manila were deployed on October 16, 2013 to Tagbilaran, Bohol to assist CHD-VII and the hospitals;

Sent additional one Medical Response Trauma Team in Bohol (7-Man Team);

Identified three hospitals in Cebu City with displaced patients: Cebu City Medical Center, St. Anthony Mother and Child Hospital and Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center. These structures were inspected by city engineers and currently recommended as unsafe to be occupied;

Augmented assorted medicines, medical supplies, cot beds, family tents, WASH supplies to CHD VII;

Conducted the first WASH Cluster Meeting on 18 October 2013 and was attended by PHO, CHD and WASH cluster partners to ensure coordination or responses interventions;

Assisted the deployment of mobile water treatment units to affected municipalities where water supply is one of the major identified needs (1 each in Sablayan, Calape, Loon and Maribojoc) and provided briefing to 8-man team from Manila Water Inc. prior to deployment in the Municipality of Calape;

CHD IV-A deployed a Medical team to the Province of Bohol on October 24, 2013;

Deployed a 9-man composite team (3 doctors, 2 DOH rep, 1 nurse, 1 engineer, 1 sanitary inspector, 1 support staff) and was assigned in Municipality of Antequera;

CHD V provided WASH, Medical, Psychosocial Support and Nutrition services to the municipality of Maribojoc, Bohol;

CHD VI deployed its medical team composed of 2 medical doctors and 3 nurses in the municipality of Sagbayan covering Sagbayan RHU, Central Elementary School, Municipal Plaza, and St. Augustine Parish;

CHD VII raised code red alert status and conducted Rapid Health Assessment (RHA) in the Region.

Provided immediate medical needs, securing water sources and sanitation, and psychosocial services to responders

Assisted National Epidemiology Center (NEC) in the conduct of Rapid Health Assessment in Cebu and Bohol;

Conducted cluster meeting at the Incident Command Post in Governor’s Mansion;

Conducted assessment and ocular survey in the area of Loon, Maribojoc,Catigbian, Salilihan, Corella, San Isidro, Danao, Inabanga, Sagbayan, Clarin, Tubigon, and Calape;

Provided WASH, Medical, Psychosocial and Nutrition servicesin Tubigon, Loon and Calape; conducted SPEED orientation;

RESU 7 team was deployed in Loon and turned over assorted drugs and supplies to Loon DistrictHospital, turned over MRR vaccines and other supplies for mass immunization, andassisted CHD VII medical team for immunization;

Transported logistics from CHDOperation Center to Tagbilaran Operation Center/Cebu City Medical Center/Gov. Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital;

Allocated formaline to Loon and Maribojoc forthe sanitation of exposed dead bodies in the cemetery;

Vitamin A capsules weregiven to the MHOs of Balilihan, Catigbian, and Loon;

Deployed nutrition workers on October 18, 2013 in Bohol to conduct Rapid Assessment including ICYF Assessment;

On October 24, 2013, 3rd batch Medical Team from CHD VII was deployed to Ubay, Bohol;

PHO provided Hyposol to Sagbayan;

CHD VIII and Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center provided WASH, Medicaland Psychosocial services to the municipality of Albuquerque, Bohol; conductedPsychosocial service to 75 evacuees at Southern Central Elementary School; visited Southern Central Elementary School and Church of Lady Light Parish in the municipality of Loon, Bohol;

Two medical doctors were deployed in Cong. Natalio P. Castillo Sr. Memorial Hospital (Loon Basketball Court) providing medical services to 13 remaining patients;

Transferred two patients with multiple injuries to Gov. Celestino Gallares Hospital from Cong. Natalio;

Deployed 3rd batch of medical team composed of three doctors, two nurses and three admin aids to Ubay, Bohol;

CHD X provided RHU makeshift health center;

Briefed the municipal health situation regarding cluster approach;

Conducted orientation on SPEED reporting among health personnel;

Orientation on the use of standard form for health and introduce the Health Card System and the Health Access Form per family;

Augmented human personnel (three doctors, four nurses, two drivers, one logistics and one HEPO);

Conducted orientation on WASH to the Sanitation Inspector and BHW;

Conducted rapid assessment on the ECs;

CHD CARAGA deployed 6-man team medical/MHPSS team, assigned in PangananIsland, Calape, Bohol;

East Avenue Medical Center staff were deployed in Gov. Celestino GallaresMemorial Hospital since October 16, 2013 and has performed a total of 21 majoroperations such as debridement, fixation, amputation, laparotomy, casting, and molding;

Quirino Memorial Medical Center served as a roving medical team and visited St.Anthony Mother and Child Hospital, Tubigun District Hospital and Clarin Community Hospital;

Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center staff were deployed in Gov. CelestinoGallares Memorial Hospital since October 16, 2013 and has handled 10 majoroperations such as blunt trauma, appendectomy, amputation and debridement; served as roving medical team and visited the district hospitals and RHUs in themunicipality of Carmen, Sagbayan and Sanria Pollones;

National Epidemiology Center (NEC) deployed three staff to conduct Rapid Health Assessment; coordinated with CHD RESU for assistance;

Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) travelled to West side coastal area of Bohol totransport health teams, supplies, other human resources and patients for hospital referral;

Medical Emergency Relief International (MERLIN) conducted Rapid Health Assessment to the municipalities of Sagbayan, Clarin, Tubigon, Calape, and Antequera;

National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) provided psychosocial processing / stress debriefing to 6 families/ 36 individuals (mostly doctors), 3 officers and staff of the Provincial Treasury office and 8 staff at the Command Post, Governor’s Mansion;

Health Sector partners, Philippine Medical Association (PMA), Philippine Red Cross, BFP EMS (Emergency Medical Services), PCG Medical, AFP Medical Corps, PNP Health Service, PNA, and DepEd also provided technical assistance in Health and Psychosocial Services to the affected areas in Bohol;


Deployed fire fighters, CSSR teams and fire trucks in the affected areas of Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, and XI.

Assisted in the evacuation, rescue, retrieval and clearing operations in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII and XI;

Provided assistance in the transport of victims to the nearest hospital;

Provided Public Safety Information Drive regarding earthquake;

Conducted inspection and assessment of the damage; provided illumination of the building in Panganiban, Cebu City Medical Center;

Deployed 12 personnel from SRU and 4 EMS from NCR to Bohol;

BFP Fire Stations personnel together with a representative from municipal engineering office conducted a joint-ocular inspection to public schools, market, mall, churches and other establishments;

BFP organized Medical Teams for deployment on October 19, 2013 to assist DOH;

BFP responders in Bohol were deployed by PDRRMC to Municipality of Maribojoc on board Coast Guard vessel;

BFP VII accommodates Cebu City Medical Center patients; BFP VII compound was visited by Hon. Manuel Roxas, SILG, to personally assess the conditions of CCMC patients and staff and directed the immediate transfer of the patients from BFP grounds to BFP Apparatus floor and tennis court area; parking area converted into temporary ward for Cebu City Medical Center Hospital patients.

Assisted in the distribution of potable mineral water to the constituents of Sagbayan


DPWH deployed personnel to conduct evaluation on the structural soundness of all affected areas;

DPWH-V coordinated with District Engineering Offices regarding the effects of earthquake in their area of responsibility.

DPWH VII conducting assessment on the damaged roads, bridges and building in Bohol; engineering teams in Bohol is currently conducting repair of damaged roads and finding passable detour roads


DepEd has activated their disaster risk reduction and management office andannounced the suspension of classes in Cebu City and the whole of Bohol on October 16, 2013 awaiting the results of assessment of the safety school buildings by their teams.

At 10:00 a.m., October 16, 2013, started the identification of alternative classrooms in the affected areas for the possible resumption of classes.

Engineers are still conducting assessment and are determining cost of damages;

Classrooms and school facilities that were declared unsafe have been cordoned off;

Mobilized resources for tents in education cluster and in partnership with LGU;

Organized debriefing of affected teachers and psychosocial support training to teachers;

Provided Psychosocial First Aids (PFA) to students;

DepEd VII distributed relief goods and established communication in the affected schools

Cebu Provinces, Cities of Dumaguete; classes in Siquijor are suspended until further notice by the LGU while classes in La Carlota and Iloilo City resumed on October 17, 2013;

DepEd conducts identification of priority areas for safety assessment of schools with other partners;

Continues to mobilize resources for tents in education cluster. Organizes debriefing of affected teachers and psychosocial support training for teachers;

As decided by the LGU, the following resumed classes on 21 October 2013, Cities of Guihulngan and Dumaguete, and Tanjay City in Negros Oriental; Mandaue City will resume on November 4, 2013, as decided by the LGU to give ample time for assessment of structures;

In Bohol Province, classes are still suspended until October 23, 2013 because of the occurrence of aftershocks;

In Cebu Province, 5 cities and 15 municipalities resumed classes on October 21, 2013;

Cities of Bogo, Naga and Toledo, Cebu and Danao

Municipalities of Aloguinsan, Asturias, Balamban,Carmen,Catmon,Daanbantayan, Madridejos, Medellin, Pilar, Pinamungajan, San Remegio, Tabuelan, Tuburan, Tudela, Sta. Fe

Classrooms and school facilities that were declared unsafe have been cordoned off; alternative learning sites have been determined for schools that have damages


Deployed 1 rescue team to Bohol and 1 rescue team to Cebu


Announced the operationalization of Tagbilaran Seaport for fastcraft only; coordinated with commercial airlines for the availability of seat passengers; cargoes for the rescue operations are requested to be free of charge through PAL and Cebu Pacific.


Linked with the Food Chamber of the Philippines to do assessment of their member manufacturers and distributors located in Cebu and Bohol.

DTI Cebu conducted emergency price and supply monitoring of basic necessities and prime commodities; 11teams were deployed to monitor prices/supply.

Released a summary report to the media on the results of the special price andsupply monitoring conducted after the earthquake;

60 establishments including wetmarkets were monitored on October 16, 2013 in Cebu City,Mandaue City, Lapu-Iapu, Minglanilla, Consolacion and Danao City

DTI Cebu Provincial Office (DTI-CPO) has decided to relocate temporarily at the National Economic Research and BusinessAssistance Center (NERBAC) along Lapu-Iapu, Cebu City to ensureuninterrupted service for its clients

DTI Bohol deployed 3 teams to conduct price and supply monitoring inBohol on October 17, 2013

Coordinated with the LGUs for the conduct of Diskwento Caravans


Allotted a total of 12,000 sacks of rice for relief operations since day one.


Conducting assessment to the landslide-affected areas in Bohol and Cebu;

DENR-Mines and Geosciences Bureau augmented four geologists from the regional office as an augmentation to assess damaged area and joint field study on the reported thrust fault found in Brgy. Anonang, Inabanga, Bohol

Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS)

Provided one water treatment unit that produces 4,000 liters of water per hour in Maribojoc

Manila Water Incorporated

Provided one water treatment unit that produces 4,000 liters of water per hour in Maribojoc


Statement of Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda on the week of March 7-11, 2016

[The President’s] schedule last week [in] Central Visayas exemplifies the kind of citizen-oriented service we aspire to provide under a government that is truly for the people.

Statement of Undersecretary Manuel L. Quezon III on the week of February 29-March 4, 2016

Whether through the construction of a new airport or school building, or through post-disaster rehabilitation, the administration continues to invest in the future of our nation.

[English] Benigno S. Aquino III, Sixth State of the Nation Address, July 27, 2015

More than five years have passed since we put a stop to the culture of “wang-wang,” not only in our streets, but in society at large; since we formally took an oath to fight corruption to eradicate poverty; and since the Filipino people, our bosses, learned how to hope once more. My bosses, this is the story of our journey along the Straight Path.

Benigno S. Aquino III, Sixth State of the Nation Address, July 27, 2015

Ito ang aking ikaanim na SONA. Muli akong humaharap sa Kongreso at sa sambayanan upang iulat ang lagay ng ating bansa. Mahigit limang taon na ang lumilipas mula nang itinigil natin ang wang-wang, hindi lang sa kalsada, kundi sa buong lipunan; mula nang pormal tayong nanumpang labanan ang katiwalian upang masugpo ang kahirapan; at mula nang natuto muling mangarap ang Pilipino. Mga Boss, ito ang kuwento ng ating paglalakbay sa Daang Matuwid. – Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III, Sixth State of the Nation Address, July 27, 2015

DILG Chief: Sagbayan market, civic center repairs ‘right on track’

The P52-million reconstruction project for the public market of Sagbayan is set to be finished this October, along with the rehabilitation of its covered court worth around P23.4 million.

P350-M fund to raise new Bohol provincial capitol

Sec. Abad: New capitol part of ongoing rehab of Bohol quake damage

DILG on Bohol rehab: From build back better to move forward faster

Bohol Earthquake Assistance (BEA) covers the repair and reconstruction of various public facilities such as municipal and barangay halls, public markets, civic centers, day care enters, and health centres, among others.

Speech of President Aquino at the 79th AFP Day celebration

Sa lahat ng ito, tiwala akong patuloy lang na ipamamalas ng ating Sandatahang Lakas ang husay, disiplina, at karangalang tatak ng sundalong Pilipino.

Admin revs up State Universities and Colleges rehab with P290-M

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released P290.4 million to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for the rehabilitation of 23 State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) that had been affected by various calamities in the past years.

New home brings new hope for earthquake survivors

Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiary Evangeline Avilla, 43, and her family have moved into their temporary shelter in barangay Ubojan along with other 82 families whose houses were damaged when the 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the province.