“The government is over-achieving in the reconstruction of roads and bridges and totally neglecting the needs of the victims.”
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“This is a scandalous squandering of an important commodity and need at a time when the region has been officially proclaimed by the national government as the poorest in the country.”
Typhoon survivors stormed the Provincial Capitol of Western Samar to demand the implementation of relief and rehabilitation program.
The government was snail-paced at responding despite its heavy use of social media in hyping its supposed response, and its quick approval of the modernization of its armed forces despite lack of a dependable flow of relief and rehabilitation efforts.
KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE Mahigit 10 buwan na ang lumipas mula nang dumagundong ang Super Typhoon Yolanda, naitalang pinakamalakas na bagyong tumama sa lupa sa kasaysayan ng mundo. Ipinagmalaki ni Pres. Noynoy Aquino sa kanyang State of the Nation Address na “hindi nagpatumpik-tumpik” ang tugon sa disaster ng pambansang gobyerno, at diumano’y mabilis na umabot…
The masked men took laptops, memory sticks, printed documents, external hard drives, mobile phones, logbooks and cameras.
“It is the national government’s responsibility to lead the reconstruction… many private companies involved are not in there for humanitarian reasons but for profit.” – People Surge
Thousands of Yolanda (international name Haiyan) survivors marched along the streets of Tacloban on Jan. 25 to protest the lack of government assistance they are receiving, three months after the supertyphoon hit the province. “This is a people surge — a swelling of the people demanding justice for Yolanda victims and asserting their right to…
Typhoon Yolanda destroyed lives and properties of as much as 10 million people in Eastern Visayas, but this “other Yolanda” represented by simultaneous price hikes “will affect most if not all Filipinos.” – Banking and Financial Unions