Tag Archives: housing assistance

Robredo eyes completion of Yolanda housing by 2018

tacloban city after super typhoon yolanda (haiyan)
AFTERMATH. Tacloban City after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) left a trail of destruction in 2013. Rappler file photo

The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council reports that only around 4,000 families have occupied permanent housing as of September this year

MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 8, 2016) — Vice President Leni Robredo, who chairs the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), said Monday, November 7, that they aim to complete resettlement sites for survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) by 2018.  Continue reading Robredo eyes completion of Yolanda housing by 2018

P7.4-M worth of housing aid to Cagayan typhoon victims still undistributed

unused gi sheets
UNUSED. GI sheets are piled in the capitol gymnasium, waiting to be distributed to victims of a typhoon that hit 2 years ago. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

It is unclear why the previous administration made the housing aid purchases more than two years after Typhoon Vinta (Krosa) hit Cagayan

CAGAYAN, Philippines (July 30, 2016) — Almost 3 years after Typhoon Vinta (international codename Krosa), about P7.4 billion ($157.4 million)* worth of housing material aids are yet to be distributed to thousands of typhoon victims.  Continue reading P7.4-M worth of housing aid to Cagayan typhoon victims still undistributed