Ormoc (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Ormoc (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 11.01
Longitude: 124.610001
population: 92,345
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Liveable cities

Business Matters By Guillermo M. Luz | Philippine Daily InquirerWe need to build better cities in the Philippines. So a few months ago, we launched a Liveable Cities Design Challenge in partnership with Asia Society, Urban Land Institute, Alliance ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

HRM student, 19, wins crown as 5th Tugob Festival Queen

ORMOC CITY, Philippines – Nineteen-year-old Alexa Marie Matuguina, a third year hotel and restaurant management student of the Western Leyte College, bested 11 other contenders to win this year’s Tugob Festival Queen title.Matuguina, donning an elaborate ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bench after the storm

BEN Chan, Rep. Lucy Torres, Richard GomezTHE PROGRAM is part of Lucy Gomez’s “6200: Mission Possible” project which she launched last year after “Yolanda.”Because she represents in Congress disaster-prone Ormoc City in Leyte, Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez has ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Philippines: US Backs IOM Anti-Trafficking Activities in Typhoon-affected Areas of Philippines

Source: International Organization for MigrationCountry: Philippines, United States of America Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Central Philippines almost one year ago, has led to a rising concern about human trafficking in the affected area. IOM ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

‘70,000 Yolanda survivors to get new homes in 2015’

MANILA, Philippines - About 70,000 survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda from different provinces in the Eastern Visayas will finally have new homes next year, the Philippine Red Cross said over the weekend.Red Cross chairman Richard Gordon said they are ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Phivolcs to put up quake meter in Ormoc

ORMOC CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has entered into an agreement with the city government for the establishment and operation of an earthquake intensity meter in the city.Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum signed ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Iloilo, CDO win Liveable Cities Design Challenge

11:31 pmby ILOILO and Cagayan de Oro topped the Liveable Cities Design Challenge, a planning and design competition to encourage city planners to design places that offer safety, convenience, livelihood, lifestyle, and sustainability that attract people ... [Published Manila Times - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

Philippines: UNHCR delivers fresh batch of non-food items in Eastern Visayas

Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Philippines TACLOBAN, the Philippines, October 13 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency started distributing Monday thousands of core relief items to priority areas in Tacloban City as part of its on-going recovery ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 3 reports

US Continues Relief And Reconstruction Work In Yolanda-hit Areas

, Tacloban City – Nearly 11 months after Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) devastated the Philippines, the U.S. government continues to partner with the Philippines on recovery and rebuilding efforts.Last week, U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States ... [Published Asian Journal - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

11 months after Yolanda, US continues to help in relief, reconstruction work

Eleven months after super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) devastated some parts of the Visayas, the United States reassured those affected by the cyclone of its continued help in relief and reconstruction work. In a statement, the US Embassy in Manila said the ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Better communication before, during, and after disasters

The bridges of communication before, during, and after disasters are incredibly important to build so that more information is shared and more lives are savedUNITED. The Ormoc City Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council, DepEd, PNP, the Philippine ... [Published Rappler - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines: Haiyan-hit areas declared as first ‘Zero Open Defecation’ in Leyte

Source: Save the ChildrenCountry: Philippines Western Leyte, Philippines (27 September 2014) – Today 7 Haiyan-hit villages across 3 municipalities around Ormoc, Philippines have been declared as first in the entire Leyte province to eradicate defecation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 27 2014]

Quotes

"The people themselves are the most valuable component of a community, and helping improve their mental health is important in rehabilitation"
"It’s nice to know that while we are mingling and socializing or meeting new friends, we are also helping our kababayan who are in need in the Philippines, that every kroner we spend can save a life of a sick patient or buy somebody their medicines" says Caroline Caroline Fredriksson, one of the volunteers of the event
"Almost a year has passed since the tragedy, but our affected brothers and sisters continue to struggle to go back to their usual lives" he added
The FDA, in its January advisory, said: "As advertised online, Sehat Badan is [a] herbal drink that 'promotes and enhance general well-being and treat various diseases' such as asthma, urinary stones, allergy, impotence, rheumatism, toothache and ulcer. These claims are not approved by the FDA as the subject product is not registered with this Office."

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IsraAID helps rebuild lives after Yolanda with ... [Published Rappler - Oct 23 2014]
Pinoys in Sweden hold masquerade ball for charity [Published ABS-CBN News - Oct 23 2014]
HRM student, 19, wins crown as 5th Tugob Festiv... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 22 2014]
Around the Philippines in 60 Seconds [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 22 2014]
Bench after the storm [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 21 2014]
Philippines: US Backs IOM Anti-Trafficking Acti... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 21 2014]
US: Post-Haiyan anti-trafficking effort key par... [Published Rappler - Oct 21 2014]
‘70,000 Yolanda survivors to get new homes in 2... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 19 2014]
Docs alarmed on bad effects of Indo “health sup... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 19 2014]
Phivolcs to put up quake meter in Ormoc [Published Philippine Star - Oct 15 2014]
Iloilo, CDO win Liveable Cities Design Challenge [Published Manila Times - Oct 15 2014]
Cagayan de Oro City tops 2014 liveable cities d... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Oct 15 2014]
Philippines: UNHCR delivers fresh batch of non-... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 13 2014]
UNHCR delivers fresh batch of non-food items in... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Oct 13 2014]
Going where the Ebola is [Published The Times Of Israel - Oct 12 2014]
Foundation, Microsoft pitch Visayas Diamond plan [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 09 2014]
US Continues Relief And Reconstruction Work In ... [Published Asian Journal - Oct 08 2014]
Tacloban gets two schools buildings from USAID [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 08 2014]
11 months after Yolanda, US continues to help i... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 08 2014]
Philippines: U.S. Continues Relief and Reconstr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 08 2014]
‘Climate Walk’ includes typhoon-hit N. Iloilo [Published Panay News - Oct 07 2014]
Yolanda-hit villages declared as first 'Zero Op... [Published Samar News - Oct 06 2014]
Ford Philippines Gives Back in Annual Ford Glob... [Published CarGuide.PH - Oct 05 2014]
Agrarian beneficiaries in Leyte protest vs "und... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 05 2014]
Lucy clarifies: She also wants pay increase for... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 02 2014]
Three certified ZOD brgys [Published Philippine Star - Oct 02 2014]
Tzu Chi Foundation launches project for 2,000 h... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 30 2014]
Better communication before, during, and after ... [Published Rappler - Sep 30 2014]
Philippines: Haiyan-hit areas declared as first... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 27 2014]
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Philippines: US Backs IOM Anti-Trafficking Acti... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 21 2014]
Source: International Organization for MigrationCountry: Philippines, United States of America Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Central Philippines almost one year ago, has led to a rising concern about human trafficking in the affected area. IOM ...
Philippines: UNHCR delivers fresh batch of non-... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 13 2014]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Philippines TACLOBAN, the Philippines, October 13 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency started distributing Monday thousands of core relief items to priority areas in Tacloban City as part of its on-going recovery ...
Philippines: U.S. Continues Relief and Reconstr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 08 2014]
Source: Government of the United States of AmericaCountry: Philippines, United States of America TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines, October 07, 2014 — Nearly 11 months after Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) devastated the Philippines, the U.S. government ...
Philippines: Haiyan-hit areas declared as first... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 27 2014]
Source: Save the ChildrenCountry: Philippines Western Leyte, Philippines (27 September 2014) – Today 7 Haiyan-hit villages across 3 municipalities around Ormoc, Philippines have been declared as first in the entire Leyte province to eradicate defecation ...
Philippines: Philippines: Typhoon Rammasun - In... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Philippines This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The Philippine Red Cross has placed ...
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