Secretary of Health Enrique T. Ona today urged displaced residents in Leyte and Eastern Samar to either boil or chlorinate drinking water after it was disclosed that several drinking water samples from Yolanda affected areas showed fecal contamination after water testing was done.
The Department of Education (DepEd) recognized the heroism of one of its own during the onslaught of super typhoon Yolanda. Rogelio Lardera, a teacher at Concepcion Central School in Iloilo perished on November 8, 2013 after saving several children as a first responder in their municipality.
Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Mar Roxas today urged the private contractor hired for cleanup operations of the oil spill in Estancia, Iloilo, to work double time in order to contain the impact areas and keep the environmental damage to a minimum.
Implementing a temporary modified truck ban in Metropolitan Manila on December 13 to 20, 2013 due to the increased vehicle volume during the Christmas season.
Today, President U Thein Sein of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar went to Malacañang Palace as part of his first state visit to the Philippines, upon the invitation of President Benigno S. Aquino III. At 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III received President Thein Sein with a welcoming ceremony at the Palace grounds. […]
The Aquino administration has less than 1,000 days left, let us make the most of these days, before we get caught again in the whirlpool of the next electoral campaign, or our national attention and resources again be consumed by the next super typhoon, earthquake, or other devastating events.
On her second visit to New York since winning the Miss World crown, Filipina beauty queen Megan Young raised funds for the victims of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) that devastated the central Philippines last November 8.
The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) announced yesterday it will pay for the hospitalization of all supertyphoon Yolanda survivors who need medical or hospital care.
Polish humanitarian action raises $366,000 for Yolanda victims, group to continue fundraising activities
The Polish Humanitarian Action (Polska Akcja Humanitarna or PAH) has, to date, raised $366,000 for the relief and rehabilitation efforts in the central Philippines in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). This was disclosed on December 4 by its president Ms. Janina “Janka” Ochojska during her meeting with Philippine Ambassador to Poland Patricia Ann V. Paez at the Philippine Embassy.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development invites more volunteers to help provide transportation assistance to internally displaced persons from Eastern Visayas who have been arriving at Villamor Air Base.