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Lacson slams Tacloban mayor over rehab complaints

MANILA, Philippines – Former senator Panfilo Lacson revealed that Tacloban City was given a total of P6.1 billion for Yolanda-related programs and activities to refute allegations of its mayor that it has received scarce support from the…

LGUs should have greater role in rehab: Leyte rep

Romualdez lamented that politics continues to hamper the rehabilitation of the devastated areas. He said there must be sufficient consultation with local officials, who “know better what is good for their people than any other government…

Yolanda rehab delay due to politics — The Guardian

MANILA, Philippines – An international humanitarian group believes that politics is among the foremost reasons for the sluggish rehabilitation efforts in Yolanda-hit areas. In a report, London-based newspaper The Guardian said Tacloban…

Lacson: Mayor Romualdez turned down gov’t help for his city

Don’t use Tacloban City as symbol of  super typhoon ``Yolanda."  This was the appeal of Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson  who cited the multitude of problems endemic to Tacloban  including politics. Lacson was reacting to critics…