Author Archives: MEDEL V. HERNANI

5 years ago

YOLANDA VOLUNTEERS BATCH TWO

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YOLANDA VOLUNTEERS BATCH TWO
The second batch of Davao City 911 retrieval and medical personnel bound for Tacloban gets blessings from military chaplain Fr. Cirilo Bermudez last Thursday at Almendras Gym. Behind Fr. Bermudez is Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, who urge people to volunteer and donate for the relief and recovery of Visayas cities and towns hit by Typhoon Yolanda as its local government has been paralyzed by the devastation, and the death toll has reached more than 2,200 people. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

GEARED UP FOR TACLOBAN

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Some of the 911 personnel in their uniform as they get set to go as the second batch of the city’s volunteer work for retrieval and medical operations in Tablocan City. Mayor Rodrigo Duterte send 55 personnel who arrived in Tacloban Monday, but will return to Davao when this second batch arrives to take over their roles. Local relief and international aid are racing against time to a now restless populace in Tacloban who are in need of food and relief. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

HONDA BIKES NO. 1

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Yasushi Okamoto (center), president and general manager of Honda Philippines Inc., and Kaiser Yamashita (second, right), assistant vice president for sales and marketing, unveils new models of the XRM 125 series designed for on and off-roads suitable for Mindanao terrains. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

SAFE STRUCTURES

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Civil Engineer Jose Gestuveo, Jr, fist vice president of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) – Davao City assures the public that structures and buildings in the city undergo annual inspection as mandated by the National Building Code to check on their stability and safety from earthquake, fire and other hazards. Gestuveo announced the city’s hosting of the PICE 39th National Convention on November 7 to 9 at the SMX Davao Convention Center. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

VENDORS DEMOLITION

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Ukay-ukay clothes get carted away by the city’s demolition team operation along City Hall Drive. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

HORNS OF ATTRACTION

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A vendor of fans and hats attracts customers for her with her “devil” headband along Tibungco Cemetery during Saturday’s observance of All Souls Day. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

MEMENTO

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A framed photo is placed among the tombs in Tibungco Cemetery during the observance of All Soul’s Day on November 2. In this day, Relatives bring not only mementos such as photographs and flowers for their departed relatives, some also bring food, liquor and cigarettes and place them atop the tombs. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

LIGHTING A CANDLE

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In Tibungco Cemetery, a man stoops atop a tomb to light a candle for his departed family member during the weekend’s observance of All Souls Day. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

WADING THROUGH FLOOD

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Few taxicabs and vehicles plied the flood streets such as here in Lanang due to heavy rain Thursday. With the rainy season coming, citizens are concerned about the city’s preparation and repair of canals and drainage system in the urban area. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

STUCK TAXICAB

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Few taxicabs and vehicles plied the flood along Lanag due to heavy rain Thursday. With the rainy season coming, citizens are concerned about the city’s preparation and repair of canals and drainage system in the urban area. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)