Fire razed thirty houses on Tuesday noon in Purok Jasa along kilometer 13 in Barangay Panacan, leaving 40 families homeless.
Women buyers pick through a display of organically-grown vegetables during Friday’s organic market in Rizal Park at San Pedro Street in Davao City. The Friday market at the park is a collaborative effort of environment and green farming advocates and the city government. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Used engine oil spread around the neighborhood of Suha Village at Kilometer 10, Barangay Sasa in Davao City. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan Southern Mindanao led a hundredpersons on a picket Monday at the Davao Light and Power Company office in Bajada as consumers were irate for paying higher rates in spite of four to six hours of rotational brownouts last April. Bayan said the Aboitiz-owned company has been conditioning the public to pay higher rates, as they blamed the government’s public-private partnership for enforcing the monopoly of elite power players. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Residents pick-up materials they can use to repair their homes after a big fire engulfed around 3000 houses in Barangays 23-C, 21 and 22 in Davao City Friday night. A total of 2,245 families were affected and are temporarily staying at nearby schools, according to the City Social Services and Development Office.
Believers flock the San Pedro Church in Davao City to be marked with an ashen cross in the forehead. This Catholic tradition called the Ash Wednesday formally opens the Catholic season of Lent. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Manong Lito, 64, tirelessly crafts rubber boss out of worn-out tires in his street shop along Acacia St., Davao City. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Typhoon Pablo victims burn an effigy of President Aquino to symbolize their disgust on government’s “inutility” to respond to the needs of disaster victims (Jaja Necosia/davaotoday.com)
Typhoo Pablo (international name Bopha) victims stormed the Department of Social Welfare and Development Office one year after the agency “failed on its commitment” to distribute 10,000 sacks of rice as relief to them. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
Davao City youth activists protest the Supreme Court’s decision declaring as constitutional the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012. The youth activists believe that the law will only be used to curtail expressions of dissent over the social media and the internet.