Status of relief and rehabilitation for typhoon Yolanda as of November 22, 2013 (6:00 a.m.)

There are now 1,529 evacuation centers serving 81,792 families or 381,022 persons in Regions IV-A and B, VI, VII, and VIII. Other displaced families or persons (839,564 families or 3.95 million persons) opted to stay with their friends and/ or families.


DOTC: 7 major transport projects get green light from NEDA

Various approvals for seven major transportation projects were given the nod by the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Board on November 21, 2013, including the implementation of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) seven project, and the bid out of the Light Rail Transit (LRT)-MRT Common Station and two Integrated Transport System terminals.


NEDA Board approves 7 infra, health projects

On November 21, 2013, the NEDA Board approved seven (7) projects: three (3) rail projects, one (1) airport project, one (1) transport terminal, one (1) health facility and one (1) water supply project. Six (6) of these projects will be implemented through public-private partnership (PPP). Of the seven projects, only the LRT Line 1 North Extension Project – Common Station is locally funded.