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Eastern Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Eastern Visayas, Philippines Newswire

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  1. Visayas Newsbits for February 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Manila Bulletin

    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources will construct 47 community fish landing centers in Eastern Visayas to improve conditions in poor fishing villages. The CFLCs, each costing P2.85 million, will house post-harvest equipment and tools enabling fisher folks to preserve the quality of their fish and fishery products, which they could sell for a higher price.

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  2. .com | Death toll at 36 in Philippines after typhoon; areas still floodedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | News24

    A flag with a silver fern on a black-and-blue background was confirmed as New Zealand's preferred option if the country decides to replace its current standard that features Britain's Union Jack. Manila - The death toll from Typhoon Melor increased to 36 on Sunday, with six people still missing, according to figures from the Philippines' national emergency body and other agencies.

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  3. NCCTIP sends UV packing, challenges San Beda nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Technological Institute of the Philippines showed University of the Visayas the exit door to forge a knockout match against San Beda on Tuesday. Technological Institute of the Philippines got through the proverbial eye of the needle against one of Cebu's best collegiate teams and will now enter the perils of the lion's den.

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  4. 'Nona' intensifies as it nears PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Tropical storm ''Nona'' slightly intensified as it moved closer to the country's landmass, state weather bureau PAGASA said Saturday. In its 5 p.m. advisory, PAGASA said Nona was spotted 795 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar at 4 p.m. today.

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  5. How Natural are Media's 'Natural Disasters'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    As America approaches the holiday season, its mass media often get on a seasonal kick of reporting the fate, in that somewhat sanctimonious phrase, of "those less fortunate than ourselves" at home and abroad. A classic case is the well-intentioned New York Times ' combination of reporting and charity fundraising known as The Neediest Cases , which concentrates on regional New York relief efforts.

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  6. Natural disasters in Philippines make it a poster child for urgent action on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Canada.com

    When Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the central Philippines two years ago, flattening entire villages and killing thousands, the country became a poster child for the havoc wrought by global warming and increasingly extreme weather. French President Francoise Holland travelled early this year to the devastated town of Guiuan, ground zero of the strongest cyclone ever to make landfall, to show the world the damage and appeal for an ambitious deal at global climate change talks in Paris at the end of this month.

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  7. Surviving 'Yolanda'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Those were the words uttered by one of the children of Tacloban City Vice Mayor Gerry Zambo Yaokasin after barely surviving the storm surge on November 8, 2013. We were together in their house in what seemed to be the longest four hours of our lives.

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  8. 'Great Wall of Tacloban' protects coastline municipalities from storm surgesRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | Philippines Today

    The national government has prioritized the allocation of PhP48 billion for the construction of a 27-kilometer seawall or tidal wave embankment to be called the "Great Wall of Tacloban" to protect the city and its coastline municipalities from future storm surges. It would be recalled that Tacloban was the hardest hit when Super Typhoon "Yolanda" hit the country on November 8, 2013 where more than 10,000 people perished.

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  9. A dramatic detour to a childhood home in the wake of Typhoon HaiyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    A wall of rubble blocked the road that led to the neighbourhood where Malou Caise was born and raised. There was no way around the soggy wreckage, but Caise had come too far to turn back without finding her childhood home.

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  10. Yolanda: Two years afterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Two years ago, in the wee hours of November 8, Typhoon Yolanda made its first landfall over the town of Guiuan, in the province of Eastern Samar located in southern Philippines. Yolanda, said to be the most powerful storm to make landfall in recorded history, caught the national government unprepared and paralyzed local government units.

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  11. Housing woes in Tacloban blamed on faulty gov't prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    A day short of the second anniversary of tyhoon Yolanda's onslaught, government aid for the survivors of the super typhoon has yet to come full circle due to faulty prioritization of rehabilitation projects and beneficiaries. Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez on Saturday claimed this as he shared the desolate housing condition of many residents amid the government's plan for a tide embankment project.

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  12. Leyte holds first music fest ahead of Yolanda anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    A diverse collection of musicians from Leyte and the rest of the country converged at the first-ever Ginsiyaman Arts and Music Festival to celebrate the rebuilding and recover of Tacloban and Leyte after the devastation wrought by Typhoon Yolanda back in late 2013. The festival was supported by the Department of Tourism as a way to announce the renewed focus on bringing tourists to Tacloban and Leyte.

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  13. Fil-Am Jessica Cox conquers Hollywood with 'Right Footed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Despite being born without arms, Filipino-American Jessica Cox has achieved a lot, and now she's put her adventures on the big screen. She may not have arms, but the Fil-Am motivational speaker has never let that stop her from accomplishing big things.

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  14. Fishermen in Yolanda-hit areas get A 150-M equipment from JICARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Weekend Balita

    British aircraft carrier, HMS Illustrious, carrying around 500 tons of aid for victims of Typhoon Haiyan docks at Pier 15 in South Harbor, Manila on Wednesday for relief operation in Tacloban, Leyte. Led by Capt.

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  15. Dinky denies 'epic fail' in Yolanda aid distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon "Dinky" Soliman said her agency has responded to a Commission on Audit report stating that they had shortcomings in distributing aid to victims of Typhoon Yolanda . Soliman denied that around P300 million in cash donations have yet to be distributed to typhoon victims.

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  16. Natural Disaster Exploitation, An Arctic Gold RushRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    A man fans flames on a fire Tanauan on November 19, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan ripped through Philippines, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.

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  17. Plundering the Poor After Natural DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    A man fans flames on a fire Tanauan on November 19, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan ripped through Philippines, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.

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  18. Philippines Haiyan rebuilding 'inadequate', says UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Weekend Balita

    President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects the facilities of the temporary shelter at the Cogon Relocation Site in Barangay Cogon, Guiuan during the visit to the province of Eastern Samar on Friday . More than 200 Yolanda survivors will benefit from the 133 housing units.

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  19. 'Yolanda'-hit town mayor supports Roxas' presidential bidRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | Philippines Today

    The mayor of the town where super typhoon "Yolanda" made its first landfall has announced his support to the presidential bid of Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas. Guiuan, Eastern Samar Mayor Christopher Sheen Gonzalez has endorsed Roxas as his way of showing gratitude to the DILG chief who helped their town recover from the destruction caused by "Yolanda".

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  20. LPA spotted off SamarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Residents of Eastern Visayas and the Bicol region can expect a rainy weekend due to a low-pressure area spotted off Guiuan, Eastern Samar, the state weather bureau said yesterday. As of 4 p.m. yesterday, the low-pressure area was located at 180 kilometers east of Guiuan, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.

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