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UK group in Philippine typhoon survivors anti-trafficking plan

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 14:12

A UK-based children`s charity said Friday it will expand an anti-human trafficking project in the Philippines, as fears grow that young survivors of deadly typhoon Haiyan are becoming easy prey.

Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods up to 22

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 14:47

Twenty-two people have been killed and nearly 200,000 others evacuated as floods and landslides hit a southern Philippine region still recovering from a deadly 2012 typhoon, the government said on Tuesday.

Typhoon sparks Philippine child trafficking fears: Charity

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 19:24

A UK-based children`s charity has asked Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking in a region devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan, aid official said.

Schools reopen in Philippine typhoon zone

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 15:32

Schools reopened on Monday in badly damaged central Philippine towns for the first time since one of the world`s strongest storms ever to hit land killed thousands two months ago.

Hundreds of corpses unburied after Philippine typhoon

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 17:03

Haiyan killed 6,111 people and left 1,779 others missing on November 8, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

Christmas in mud as rain pelts Philippine disaster zone

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 14:40

Survivors of the Philippines` deadliest typhoon spent a gloomy Christmas Day surrounded by mud today as heavy rain drove many inside their flimsy shelters.

Defiant Philippine typhoon survivors welcome Christmas

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 14:32

Philippine survivors of deadly typhoon Haiyan defiantly prepared to celebrate Christmas in their ruined communities Tuesday where hogs were being roasted, festive trees adorned streets and churches were filled to overflowing.

UN urges more aid for Philippine typhoon recovery

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 16:06

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the international community today to ramp up aid for the Philippines` typhoon reconstruction, saying "we must not allow this to be another forgotten crisis."

US raises aid to $86 million for typhoon-ravaged Philippines

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 14:39

The United States will provide an additional $25 million in humanitarian aid to the Philippines for typhoon relief, raising to $86 million its assistance to its major ally, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.

Kerry in Philippines to propel troop deal as China row simmers

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 09:04

Secretary of State John Kerry is due to arrive in the Philippines Tuesday for a two-day trip that could fast-track a deal on expanding the US military presence as a territorial dispute simmers with China.

UN leader Ban to see Philippines typhoon city

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 02:12

UN leader Ban Ki-moon will go to the typhoon-stricken Philippines city of Tacloban this week to highlight the growing number of weather disasters.

Philippine typhoon death toll rising by eight daily

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 16:32

Relief teams are still finding eight to 10 dead bodies a day, more than a month after Super Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the central Philippines, a civil defence official said on Sunday.