Today is the birth anniversary of President Corazon Aquino

On January 25, 2014, we commemorate the 81st birth anniversary of Corazon C. Aquino, the 11th President of the Philippines and the first woman to hold the office. Cory Aquino first rose to political prominence after the assassination of her husband, Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. on August 21, 1983; she would serve as the […]

Review Yolanda resources from the government to prepare for the Senate Committee hearing on post-disaster management

On Thursday, the Congressional Oversight Committee on the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Act of 2010 will hold a hearing. The agenda: a continuation of the Post Disaster Management Briefing, which will cover the government’s relief efforts following typhoon Yolanda. For easy reference on the government’s preparation for and response to the super typhoon, […]

DSWD presentation: Updates on Task Force Yolanda, December 11, 2013

The following is a visual presentation by Secretary of Social Welfare and Development Corazon Juliano-Soliman on Task Force Yolanda, which she presented at the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on December 11, 2013. Click here to download this presentation

Yolanda Timeline: From Preparations to Aftermath

The following is a timeline of government activities in preparation for and response to Typhoon Yolanda. It runs from November 6, before the storm made landfall, to November 15, 2013. Click here to download this document