Leyte (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Leyte (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 11.37
Longitude: 124.489998
population: 7,223
First reported 58 mins ago - Updated 58 mins ago - 1 reports

Rains expected as LPA nears PH territory

Share this:A new low pressure area (LPA) east of the Visayas region is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) today, state weather forecasters disclosed.Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 58 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Philippines: One year after devastating super typhoon, Philippines approves rebuilding plan

Source: Reuters - AlertNetCountry: Philippines MANILA, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Almost a year after a super typhoon devastated wide areas of the central Philippines killing thousands, President Benigno Aquino only this week approved a $3.74 billion master plan ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Weather disturbance expected to enter PHL in next 24 hours - PAGASA

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA - The weather disturbance outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) is expected to enter the country in the next 24 hours and has a high chance of intensifying into a tropical cyclone , the ... [Published Interaksyon - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

South Korean ARAW Contingents to host K-Pop Dance Contest

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte – The Republic of Korea Joint Support Group Philippines (ARAW Contingents) will host a K-Pop Dance Competition next month which is open to all Filipino talents.Interested participants must sign up as a team and the team categories ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

The EU and the UNDP team up for 'Project Recovery' in Leyte

MANILA, Philippines - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union (EU) signed a contribution agreement last July 2014 to formalize their partnership in helping the citizens of the Visayas recover and rehabilitate after the devastation ... [Published Philippine Star - 11 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Sendong victims plead with Pope Francis to visit them

Share this:Victims of the devastating Typhoon Sendong in 2011 are now also appealing to Pope Francis to visit them.Pope Francis(MB File Photo)This was disclosed by Cagayan de Oro Archbishop Antonio Ledesma who relayed the sentiment of the victims of the ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

The Philippines, one year after Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, hit the Philippines on 8 November 2013. The lethal combination of 175 mph winds and heavy rains brought unprecedented devastation.An estimated 16.1 million people were affected:At least 6,300 ... [Published CARE International UK - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Yolanda survivors remember their departed before All Souls' Day

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5LEYTE, Philippines - Several days before the observance of All Souls' Day, some of the bereaved family members who survived super typhoon Yolanda visited their departed ones in mass graves on the grounds of ... [Published Interaksyon - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

A number of Yolanda survivors still have not received financial aid from OCD

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines -- A few days before the first year anniversary of super typhoon Yolanda this November 8, Reynaldo Rumagos, 40, still remembers how his wife and child died during the storm.Rumagos’s ... [Published Interaksyon - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bohol bounces back

Just over a year ago, the province of Bohol was hit by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that devastated a number of its centuries-old churches. Supertyphoon “Haiyan’s” wrath that brought Tacloban to the ground also affected Bohol because their power source ... [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

AlloyMTD gearing up for Leyte government center project

Nicknamed “The Octagon,” the nine-hectare development will rise on a government-owned lot in Candahug village of this town.“Currently, we are doing a market survey both from the government and private sector. We are optimistic that there will be relocators ... [Published Business World - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

A year on, typhoon-devastated Philippine city fails to rebuild homes

MANILA Oct 28 (Reuters) - The mayor of the centralPhilippine city worst hit by a super typhoon a year ago said onTuesday fewer than 100 of 14,500 promised permanent homes hadbeen built and that thousands were still living in danger zones.Typhoon Haiyan ... [Published Reuters UK - Oct 28 2014]

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"Just last week, media reported about the issue of 33 ancestral homes threatened with demolition in Palo, Leyte due to a road widening project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). After learning of that, I wrote the DPWH to urge them to coordinate with our cultural agencies to find ways to preserve these century-old structures" she related
Del Rio also added that most of the evacuation centers across the country do not consider the needs of PWDs, and said it is due to the "non compliance of the Department of Education (DepEd) in the building accessibility standard."
The TLBF site on Facebook states, "More than trophies and cash prizes, the TLBF this year was focused on showing how Leyte is slowly getting back on its feet."

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