By Brigitte Leoni
BANGKOK, 10 November 2014 - A dream came true for more than 200 families from Bogo city in Cebu yesterday when they received the keys to their new homes, a year after the most powerful typhoon to make landfall in the Philippines destroyed their old houses last November.
29 September 2014 – Philippine Ambassador to Japan Manuel M. Lopez expressed his sincere appreciation for an unusual donation to the Philippines at a ceremony held at the former Philippine Embassy Building in Nampeidai, Shibuya on September 17. Nine tons of emergency provisions were donated by the Chiyoda City Government in Tokyo for distribution by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in the Philippines in October 2014.
Cotabato, Philippines –“How is good governance related to achieving a world without hunger?" the recurring question of the population in North Cotabato province.
El Plan, dotado con 9,7 millones de euros, dará prioridad a la construcción de viviendas, la recuperación de los medios de vida y la reconstrucción de infraestructuras.
Cuando se cumplen seis meses de la catástrofe provocada en Filipinas por el paso del tifón Haiyan, la red internacional de Cáritas acaba de lanzar el plan de post-emergencia, que va a permitir poner en marcha distintos proyectos de rehabilitación y reconstrucción para cerca de 100.000 damnificados especialmente vulnerables.
9,7 millones para viviendas, medios de vida e infraestructuras
By: Fayette C. Riñen
CENTRAL VISAYAS, January 22 (PIA) – Parents are urged to have their children immunized against measles in any government health center amid the drastic increase of suspected measles cases in Central Visayas from January 1 to January 18 alone of this year.
Dr. Maria Socorro Entera, chief of the Maternal and Child Health Section of the Department of Health (DOH-7) bared there are 61 suspected measles cases in Region 7 for the first 18 days of this year. The number is 78.6 percent higher compared to the same period last year, said the health official.
MANILA, Jan 28 -- With roads and bridges no longer a major problem in areas hit by super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), construction of "vertical" structures may go full swing soon.
In a media briefing in Malacañang, Presidential Assistant on Reconstruction and Recovery Panfilo M. Lacson said the "horizontal" structures like roads and bridges are no longer a problem, and the private sector could now set up the vertical structures.