Ex-mayor Alfred Romualdez, in response, says they gave what people deserved to get, and blamed the delays on the national government’s stringent rules
MANILA, Philippines (July 30, 2016) — If thousands of survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Tacloban City have yet to feel the benefits of millions of pesos in rehabilitation funds, it is because irregularities marked a variety of projects, state auditors found. Continue reading Tacloban misspent nearly P1B in Yolanda funds→
The Philippines targets to ‘complete most of the ongoing projects by 2016,’ or 3 years after Yolanda hit the country
MANILA, Philippines (Dec. 31, 2015) — Two years after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit the Philippines, the Philippine government said it has completed only 30.3% of projects and activities to rebuild affected communities.