Posts by tag: compostela valley

7 years ago

More irregularities in DSWD rehab for Pablo victims raised

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Davao Today

Romulo Serot and his son Remly, volunteers of the DSWD’s cash-for-work program after they lost their house, were surprised to learn that they received an amount lower than what the department’s liquidation report posted. What appalled them more was someone else signed the job orders for them.

7 years ago

5,000 angry Pablo victims barricade ComVal-national highway

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By MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN
Davao Today

Sobbing while delivering his speech under the late morning sun, Datu Matunao of the Matigasalog tribe in Sitio Bermuda, Mangayon village in Compostela town said, “Mag-unsa na lang mi? Among mga kayutaaan na-bar down na. Ang kabukiran nanga-opaw na tungod sa pagpangawkaw sa mga dagkong kompanya sa logging (What will happen to us now? Our lands have been destroyed, our mountains denuded by these big logging companies).”

7 years ago

Donate to Pablo Victims

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The victims of typhoon Pablo whose houses were partially, if not totally, damaged need materials for repairs and rebuilding such…

8 years ago

Discussion

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Discussion

DISCUSSION. A liaison officer from the local government discusses with the leader of the small-scale miners the mechanics of distributing…

8 years ago

Searching

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Searching

    SEARCHING. Small-scale miners try to remove debris and mound of soil that swallowed 50 bunkhouses, hoping to retrieve…

8 years ago

Waiting

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Waiting

WAITING. Small-scale miners wait for the advice to continue the retrieval operation. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel Hernani)

8 years ago

More Bodies

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More Bodies

MORE BODIES. In the morning of January 7, three dead bodies were found, right before the retrieval operation was stopped…