Leyte Landslide



New floods kill boy, aggravate Isabela woes

Still reeling from the effects of Supertyphoon “Juan” over two weeks ago, Isabela and Cagayan have been pummeled by rains since Oct. 30 that triggered floods and landslides.

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33 Guinsaugon orphans graduate from HS

Thirty-three students from Guinsaugon in St. Bernard, Southern Leyte who were orphaned by the landslide that destroyed their village in 2006 have graduated from high school.

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Disaster widows turn to Internet

ST. BERNARD, Southern Leyte – The tragedy that struck the village of Guinsaugon in St. Bernard, Southern Leyte, killed her husband and child, but Melody Zamora is slowly trying to forget the mudslide that buried her entire village and killed over a thousand people.

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Most of Guinsaugon landslide orphans quit school -- DepEd

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines -- Only 44 of the 103 students orphaned in the Guinsaugon landslide who availed of the Department of Education’s scholarship program have continued their studies, a report from the DepEd Eastern Visayas office shows.

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Living dangerously with landslides

ST. BERNARD, Southern Leyte--Irenea Velasco could still vividly recall her ordeal when a massive landslide hit her village of Guinsaugon in St. Bernard in the morning of Feb. 17, 2006.

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