Posts by tag: Yolanda

7 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)

7 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)

7 years ago

IN PLAIN SIGHT

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This contributed photo from Tacloban City shows people carting off goods from Robinson’s Mall last Monday in plain sight of an armed security guard who could only watch . Chaos and hunger has stricken this city struck by Typhoon Yolanda last Friday, as no clear system has been implemented to carry off the dead and take care of the many survivors. (Photo contributed by Arthur Yap)

7 years ago

CIRCLE OF LIGHT

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Davawenyos light candles at Freedom Park during Wednesday’s International Day of Solidarity for Yolanda Victims. Nearly a week after the devastation, the nation has now criticized the government’s slow response to the humanitarian crisis in Leyte and Samar. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

7 years ago

DAVAO PRAYS FOR VISAYAS

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Church people and progressive groups converged at Freedom Park on Wednesday night as they offer prayers for Typhoon Yolanda victims. The groups also gathered cash and other donations which they will bring to Leyte next week through the Lihok Katawhan coalition. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

7 years ago

BASKETFULL

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A resident of SIR gets a helping hand from AnakBayan leader Mariel Moralde in carrying a basketfull of used clothes she is donating for Yolanda survivors in Leyte and Samar. Youth activists went around communities Wednesday during the International Day of Solidarity for Yolanda Victims. (davaotoday.com photo by Earl O. Condeza)

7 years ago

DOING HER SHARE

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A sari-sari store owner contributes her share for a relief drive for Yolanda victims staged by youth activists who went around urban poor communities asking for donations. (davaotoday.com photo by Earl O. Condeza)

7 years ago

Malacañang must stop its utter neglect

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Malacañang must stop its utter neglect

While today is the right time to give comfort to our fellow Filipinos in Visayas, it will also help them if we protest. Let’s push Malacañang to stop its utter neglect. Let’s show them anger the way we do to Napoles because neglect also robbed thousands of Filipinos of the chance to live.