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Agencies sign deal to speed up housing for Yolanda victims

Super Typhoon Yolanda levels the coast of Leyte in November 2013
TRAGEDY. Super Typhoon Yolanda levels the coast of Leyte in November 2013. Rappler file photo

Nearly 3 years ago since Super Typhoon Yolanda, only 12% of the 205,000 needed housing for victims have been completed

MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 4, 2016) — Nearly 3 years since Super Typhoon Yolanda hit the Visayas, several agencies signed a tripartite deal with Vice President Leni Robredo, who heads the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), to clear the housing backlog in the area.  Continue reading Agencies sign deal to speed up housing for Yolanda victims

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