The Wrath of Milenyo



QC council mulls ban vs giant billboards

MANILA, Philipines--The Quezon City council is deciding whether to ban the installation of large billboards especially in major thoroughfares where the structures pose a hazard to motorists during stormy weather.

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Where did the shelter aid go? Bicol disaster victims ask

GUINOBATAN, Albay – Tedea Herrera hung three plastic buckets under the dwelling’s thin iron roofing to protect her children from leaks when it rains. Made of coconut lumber and thin, peeling plywood, the cramped room, measuring two meters by four meters, has bare ground as floor but no windows.

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Repair of 7,000 typhoon-damaged schools in Bicol almost done

MANILA, Philippines--Repairs of 7,000-plus public school buildings in Bicol that were seriously damaged last year by typhoons "Milenyo" (international code name: Xangsane) and "Reming" (Durian) are nearing completion, according to the Department of Education (DepEd).

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PAGASA: Brace for Milenyo-type typhoons this year

MANILA, Philippines -- Nearly a year after the disastrous typhoons "Milenyo" (international codename: Xangsane) and "Reming" (Durian), expect storms as strong to hit the country this year.

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'Habitat for humanity' goes on recruitment drive

MANILA, Philippines--It takes no expert to pile blocks, drive nails or paint walls, just the heart to make time to rebuild lives one by one.

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