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Bring disaster preparedness down to communities – DILG exec

austere panadero
FRONTLINE. Local governments are the first responders to every disaster, says DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero. Rappler screengrab

DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero says it is crucial to bring preparation down to the community and family levels

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 9, 2017) — Disaster preparedness needs to be brought down to the community level. Continue reading Bring disaster preparedness down to communities – DILG exec

Cagayan needs Yolanda-like rehab plan – Governor Mamba

super typhoon lawin (haima) battered cagayan
AFTERMATH. Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima) battered Cagayan on October 19, 2016. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima) left P5.7 billion worth of damage to agriculture and P2.8 billion worth of damage to infrastructure in Cagayan

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines (Nov. 6, 2016) — Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba on Sunday, November 6, said the province needs a Yolanda-like rehabilitation plan to cope with the damage brought by Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima) last month.  Continue reading Cagayan needs Yolanda-like rehab plan – Governor Mamba

Cagayan gov’t to release P20M for Lawin-damaged homes

typhoon lawin leaves a trail of destruction in peñablanca, cagayan
DESTROYED. Typhoon Lawin leaves a trail of destruction in Peñablanca, Cagayan. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba says priority will be given to 11 hardest-areas in the province

CAGAYAN, Philippines (Nov. 3, 2016) — The provincial government of Cagayan will release P20 million to fund the rehabilitation of houses destroyed during the onslaught of super typhoon Lawin (Haima), the provincial information office said on Thursday, November 3.  Continue reading Cagayan gov’t to release P20M for Lawin-damaged homes

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