Today, I write from home.
I longed to write but didn’t have the chance to do so mainly because the infrastructure for internet connectivity wasn’t here for more than three (3) months. 605 more words
By Billy Javier Reyes, Gerry Albert Corpuz and Tanya Fantasia Mendoza
Manila, Philippines- Fisherfolk activists and survivors of super typhoon Yolanda literally sent President Benigno Simeon Aquino III to “fires of hell” as they burned placard-sized photos of the Chief Executive with caption “Diablo ng Malacanang” in a rally held this morning at Mendiola Bridge.
Filipino-American Jessica Cox, the first armless person to fly a plane, has visited Handicap International’s teams in Tacloban City, February 26.
Handicap International has been providing shelter kits, water pumps, livelihoods, and mobility aids to people with disabilities in Tacloban City and other disaster zones since November. 192 more words
Yolanda survivors tell Mar to scrap no build zone
By Heki Beki Rosales and Gerry Albert Corpuz
Manila, Philippines- Survivors of super typhoon Yolanda on Monday appealed to Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Manuel Roxas II to cease-and-desist from implementing the controversial No-Build Zone policy currently carried out in Tacloban City and the rest of Eastern Visayas.
8 November 2013, Brussels
This month is heralded by the onslaught that Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) brings unto the Philippines, my island, my home. Death walks hand in hand with renewal; treasured memories of what I call home runs onto distant shores of space and time further away from the reality of what is. 15 more words
By Virgil B. Lopez /Sunstar
Friday, February 21, 2014
A FISHERFOLK alliance on Friday asked Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to come up with a legal opinion against the continued enforcement of no-build zone policy in coastal communities ravaged by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) late last year. 447 more words