GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/26 January) — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has allocated around P55 million for the implementation this year of a new socio-economic initiative for poor fisherfolk in parts of the region.
MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 21, 2015) — More than 25,000 families or over 100,000 persons were affected by tropical storm Amang in three regions, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported Tuesday night.
FUKUOKA, Japan (Dec. 8, 2014) — Despite political bickering, the Philippines is in the right direction in its reconstruction efforts a year after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck and killed more than 6,000 people, according to Yoshinobu Fukasawa, UN Human Settlements Program (UN Habitat) director for Asia and the Pacific.
TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte (Dec. 3, 2014) – Exactly two years after one of the strongest storms to ever hit the Philippines leveled two provinces in Southern Mindanao, thousands of survivors are still waiting for the government to build the new homes they were promised, officials here admit.
MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 6, 2014) — Rebuilding is going slow in Tacloban City because of land tenure issues faced by many survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda, which destroyed thousands of houses in the city on Nov. 8 last year.