Posts by tag: Yolanda

7 years ago

UNITY FOR YOLANDA

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Volunteers of Balsa Mindanao hold candles as they prayed for their relief mission to Yolanda victims in Leyte last weekend before their takeoff at Lipata Port, Surigao City. (photo courtesy of Balsa Mindanao)

7 years ago

SMILE

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Carlos Zarate, representative of Bayan Muna partylist waves at a child during the Balsa Mindanao’s relief drive in Leyte this weekend where they distributed 14,000 relief packs to victims of Typhoon Yolanda. (photo courtesy of Balsa Mindanao Southern Mindanao)

7 years ago

A diaspora of Yolanda survivors

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“The migration of survivors indicate the rising problem of people having lost trust in government,” said Prof. Mae Templa, who is also a coordinator of Balsa Mindanao.

7 years ago

CONCERT FOR YOLANDA

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The local group Naughty Notes sings a medley of Hagibis songs on Sunday’s “Relief Surge” benefit concert for Yolanda victims held at Abreeza Ayala Mall. The concert, co-organized by ABS-CBN and Abreeza gathered relief items and cash up to P130,000. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

7 years ago

“RELIEF SURGE”

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“RELIEF SURGE”
Singer and former AfterImage frontman Wency Cornejo is one of the performers on Sunday’s “Relief Surge” benefit concert for Yolanda victims at Abreeza Ayala Mall. The concert gathered renowned Davao artists such as Chad Borja, Himig Singers, Naughty Notes Band, Dayana Adtoon and Musikademya. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

7 years ago

Today’s View : Permission to loot

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Today’s View : Permission to loot

The swift netizen defense of alleged Yolanda looters establishes that violence is permissible in the name of survival. But, we have to ask, survival under what conditions? Survival according to whose standards?
The answer to the first seems to be that violence is permissible under conditions over which people have no control, such as natural disasters.

7 years ago

Noynoy, not God, was absent when Yolanda struck, says lawmaker

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Noynoy, not God, was absent when Yolanda struck, says lawmaker

“It’s not God who was absent or was somewhere else when Yolanda struck. It was the Aquino administration that was and still is nowhere to be felt, found or seen by our hapless kababayans (fellow Filipinos),” said Davao-based lawmaker, Atty. Carlos Isagani Zarate of Bayan Muna Partylist.