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first_imgAngara: Investigate DOH’s ‘constipated’ medicine distribution system Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros “There are local governments that, due to the strength of the storm, broke down because their personnel and officials also became victims,” he said.Because of the lack of communication and power, the organization of relief efforts was hampered. “This caused chaos in some areas,” Aquino said. /InquirerRead Next Tolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros “We have declared a state of national calamity in order to speed up the delivery of rescue, relief and rehabilitation efforts in the provinces devastated by Yolanda,” he said.“This is also important, not just in controlling the price of basic commodities and services which are needed by our countrymen, but also to prevent overpricing and hoarding of vital products,” Aquino said.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeAdditional funds have been approved for the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) so they could immediately help the affected people get back on their feet, he said.“We have approved an additional P1.1 billion to add to the quick response funds of the DSWD and DPWH,” he said. PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Carpio gets nominated as CJ for 4th time MOST READ Quake disturbs Itbayat, Batanes anew LATEST STORIES View comments BPI nets P13.74B in H1 Aquino also said that 22 countries have provided or pledged to provide aid and support for relief operations in the devastated areas. He also noted the efforts from the private sector.MORE STORIESnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debatenewsinfoUS fighter jet crashes in Death Valley, 7 park visitors hurtnewsinfoBatanes quake left P292 M infra damage – DPWHMORE STORIESnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debatenewsinfoUS fighter jet crashes in Death Valley, 7 park visitors hurtnewsinfoBatanes quake left P292 M infra damage – DPWHYolanda wreaked havoc across provinces in the Visayas region leaving a wide area of destruction and at least 250 individuals dead. Local authorities fear the death toll could rise to more than a thousand.Several far-flung towns in Eastern Samar and in Leyte provinces have yet to be reached by relief personnel. Communication and power lines also remain down.Many residents in the affected towns have resorted to looting to get food and other vital supplies.Aquino said that the national government had to step in to conduct the relief and rescue operations since some local government units, which were supposed to be the first responders, had also suffered severely.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SMC bags Bulacan airport project President Benigno Aquino III yesterday declared a state of national calamity due to the havoc caused by monster typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan).In a nationwide address broadcast live on television, the President said he had declared a state of calamity in order to speed up the relief effort.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more