A list of Evacuation Centers to cater to those affected by Typhoon Yolanda in Regions VII, VIII, CARAGA from the Department of Social Welfare and Development.
May I request everyone to follow preemptive evacuation orders by our local officials and to take necessary preparations and precautions as we brace for the strongest typhoon to hit our country this year. Let me assure you that the government is pooling all of its resources and is doing all necessary measures to lessen damage and avoid loss of lives, if possible.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) advises the public that due to super typhoon Yolanda, consular services at DFA Regional Consular Offices (RCOs) in Tacloban, Legazpi, Cebu, Bacolod, Iloilo, Lipa, and Lucena will be temporarily suspended on November 8-9 (Friday and Saturday).
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is providing fresh impetus to its thrust to achieve inclusive growth by focusing on indigent young workers, inviting them to obtain work experience in government through the Government Internship Program (GIP).
The National Food Authority (NFA) has formally alerted the Bureau of Customs about the possible entry of a huge volume of rice from Vietnam, procurement of which was supposedly made through a deal between several Filipino traders and one of the largest exporters in the world.
Signed on November 7, 2013: Declaring Friday, 15 November 2013, as a special (non-working) day in the Province of Occidental Mindoro
The following are efforts of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in preparation for typhoon Yolanda, which entered the Philippine area of responsibility on November 7, 2013.