Leyte (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Leyte (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 11.37
Longitude: 124.489998
population: 7,223
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Rehab to begin in 6 Yolanda-affected areas

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines — The full-blown implementation of the rehabilitation in six areas affected by typhoon Yolanda will start anytime as soon as the budget will be released by the Department of Budget and Management.Undersecretary Lesley Cordero ... [Published Philippine Star - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Surviving a typhoon in Leyte and rebuilding lives

Amanda Fisher / 20 August 2014It’s not yet a year since the world’s most devastating storm reached landfall, and while aid workers began pulling out last month, recovery efforts are far from over. As the residents of the devastated Filipino province of ... [Published Khaleej Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Leyte SP seeks declaration of November 8 as special non-working holiday

By Lizbeth A. Abella & Roel T. AmazonaTACLOBAN CITY – Following the move of the Sangguniang Panglungsod (SP) of Tacloban, the legislative body of Leyte on Tuesday also approved an ordinance urging President Benigno S. Aquino III to declare November 8 ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

In word and deed

According to reports, when the former cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio visited Brazil for World Youth Day in July 2013—his first overseas trip after being elected pope and taking the name of Francis—he was met with rapt crowds of Brazilians and young people ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Leyteño runner sets 2 Guinness records

HILONGOS, LEYTE, Philippines - Eddie Vega, a Leyteño long distance runner who gunned for two Guinness World Records and was featured in The Freeman when he started his quest last January has finally achieved feats no man has ever done yet.Last July 3, ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ad Lib -- By Greg B. Macabenta: “When Pope Francis visits Tacloban”

Ad Lib -- Greg B. Macabenta: Of course, being the titular head of the Vatican, a sovereign state by itself, the Pope will have to go through the necessary ceremonials with Noynoy Aquino as President of the Philippines.But, outside of that, according to ... [Published Business World - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

PH VIPs, politicians not invited to Pope’s lunch with poor

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]To bring his message of love and care more deeply to the Filipinos, Pope Francis hopes to spend more time in his Philippine visit with the poor and the victims of super typhoon Yolanda (international ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines: 8 ARB organizations receive tools from FAO

Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, August 19 – Eight agrarian reform beneficiary organizations (ARBOs) from five Samar and Leyte towns received farm tools from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pope Francis Center to be done by December

CEBU, Philippines- The Pope Francis Center, an establishment that will have an orphanage, a home for the aged and a clinic, may be completed two weeks before Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines in January.Palo Archbishop John Du said completion of ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Land tenure issues could derail rehab, put Yolanda survivors at risk – Oxfam

Long-standing issues over lack of land tenure security of farmers, fisherfolk and other informal settlers in the Visayas may be a major stumbling block to the rehabilitation efforts in Yolanda-affected areas, if not addressed strategically, a report released ... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 4 reports

Wenceslao: Pope Francis’s focus

POPE Francis’s five-day visit to South Korea, whose Catholics are in the minority (10.9 percent), can be considered highly successful. Seeing those photos of tens of thousands of people gathering for him should warm the hearts of Catholics, who are the ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

US cagers join forest rehab project in Leyte

PALO, LEYTE, Philippines — Women's National Basketball Association player Allison Feaster and former National Basketball Association player Derrick Alston on Thursday visited this town where they participated in the launching of the Forest and Community ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 16 2014]

Quotes

...When Palparan was given command of the 7th Infantry Division (which, in an obvious nod to the Nazi’s Sturmtruppen, adopted the name “Storm Troopers "), he continued the same aggressive forays against the communists that nearly destroyed the CPP’s regional organizations in Samar and Leyte."
Bionas fulfilled its promise and, three months after, delivered the machineries to this town. "The machines are here. It's not an empty talk. We want Bohol to become the bio-fuel hub of the Philippines" Amnan declared
"I will finish 100 barefoot marathons so that it will be difficult for others to break my record" he said. As of this date, he already had 59 runs, nine past the target set by the world record body
"I was traveling around the Philippines as much as I could," Urbina told GMA News Online. "Once I went to an amazing island, Malapascua. I saw so many nice and huge debris that no one was using. It was a couple of months just after Typhoon Haiyan [Yolanda] hit. I was picturing different kinds of furniture in my head from the debris being thrown away."

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Confirmed: Tarsiers on Dinagat a new and distin... [Published Kicker Daily News - 5 hours ago]
Rehab to begin in 6 Yolanda-affected areas [Published Philippine Star - 11 hours ago]
New tarsier species found [Published Philippine Star - 17 hours ago]
DepEd commends Joy Schools Program [Published Philippine Star - Aug 21 2014]
Why TPS matters even now [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 20 2014]
How to adapt disaster management to an urban co... [Published Devex - Aug 20 2014]
Private sector unites to help disaster areas [Published Philippine Star - Aug 20 2014]
Trans-Asia to debut at PSE via rights offer [Published Philippine Star - Aug 20 2014]
PNoy swears in 39 newly promoted police generals [Published GMA News Online - Aug 20 2014]
Surviving a typhoon in Leyte and rebuilding lives [Published Khaleej Times - Aug 20 2014]
Palace announces new appointments [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 20 2014]
Leyte SP seeks declaration of November 8 as spe... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Aug 20 2014]
Melissa Yeung’s Earth Kitchen: Healthy cuisine ... [Published Interaksyon - Aug 20 2014]
Meet the Fil-Am playing Imelda Marcos in 'Here ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 20 2014]
Hating Palparan [Published Rappler - Aug 20 2014]
In word and deed [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 19 2014]
Malaysian firm to make Bohol the Philippines' j... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 19 2014]
Leyteño runner sets 2 Guinness records [Published Philippine Star - Aug 19 2014]
Visayas Newsbits for August 20, 2014 [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 19 2014]
A third force for voters in 2016 [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 19 2014]
Ad Lib -- By Greg B. Macabenta: “When Pope Fran... [Published Business World - Aug 19 2014]
Tacloban Prevails turns scrap and debris into s... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 19 2014]
PH VIPs, politicians not invited to Pope’s lunc... [Published Kicker Daily News - Aug 19 2014]
Philippines: 8 ARB organizations receive tools ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
Filipino group to hold general assembly [Published Arab News - Aug 19 2014]
Pope Francis Center to be done by December [Published Philippine Star - Aug 19 2014]
Prioritizing the government’s budget – Let’s tr... [Published Manila Times - Aug 18 2014]
Visayas Newsbits for August 19, 2014 [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 18 2014]
Other Stories (08/19/14) [Published Business World - Aug 18 2014]
INT’L COMMUNITY URGED Pour in more aid to PH [Published Panay News - Aug 18 2014]
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Philippines: 8 ARB organizations receive tools ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, August 19 – Eight agrarian reform beneficiary organizations (ARBOs) from five Samar and Leyte towns received farm tools from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on ...
Face Of The Day [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 14 2014]
A young girl plays with a toy gun in the coastal area renamed by residents “Yolanda Village” in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines on August 13, 2014. Tacloban residents continue to focus on rebuilding their lives nine months after Typhoon Haiyan struck ...
Philippines: Beyond Safe Land: Why security of ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 13 2014]
Source: OxfamCountry: Philippines EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Following the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013, the Philippines authorities pledged to ‘build back better’ – a vision designed to ensure that affected communities were stronger ...
Philippines: Supporting women's health in typho... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Philippines Over six hundred health facilities were destroyed because of typhoon Yolanda. Now, eight months after the devastation, the World Health Organization, the Philippine Department of Health, and other ...
Philippines: Birthing Centre Reopens after Yolanda [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
Source: UN Population FundCountry: Philippines Eight months after Typhoon Yolanda, the Government of Japan and the United Nations Population Fund completed the repair and handed over to the local government of Palo, Leyte one of the birthing facilities ...
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