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SONA 2022 PROMISE TRACKER: SOCIAL SERVICES

Marcos continues to improve the government’s social protection programs for Filipinos heavily affected by poverty, calamities and disasters. His proposed pieces of legislation on health response have not been enacted into law.

SONA 2022 PROMISE TRACKER: SOCIAL SERVICES

Waiting for another disaster in Ubay?

It needs strong political will from both the local and national leadership to first protect its people from natural and man-made disasters. The people should be spared from a bigger disaster, that is, politics.

Waiting for another disaster in Ubay?

On their own: PWD students care for themselves and others at earthquake drill

By ALLAN YVES BRIONES AND BRYAN EZRA GONZALES THOUSANDS of persons with disabilities (PWDs) participated in the recent annual earthquake simulation exercise, some of them showing they could take part in rescue operations and provide invaluable assistance to others in times of disaster. Among those who took part in the drill were four students of

On their own: PWD students care for themselves and others at earthquake drill

Storm drill to save Malabon residents

[metaslider id=29720]     By JANE DASAL AS soon as the siren rang, they ran. Armed with “bakwit”or evacuee bags containing food, water and emergency supplies, residents of Barangay Potrero in Malabon City set out from their homes and lined up for barangay trucks to take them to evacuation centers as their shelter during typhoons.

Storm drill to save Malabon residents

The ghost of a remembered place

Text and photos by LUIS LIWANAG TACLOBAN City — A palette of magenta and orange filled the eastern skies at daybreak, the silhouette of windswept trees whispered poetry, and a sea breeze cooled my face. This was my fleeting memory of Tacloban, a city I had passed through just a few months ago, on the

The ghost of a remembered place