Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:37
Pope Francis is to visit the Philippines, Asia`s bastion of the Catholic faith, in January 2015 to comfort victims of disasters including Super Typhoon Haiyan, local church leaders said Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 20:19
Extreme events of 2013 like the Philippines` devastating Typhoon Haiyan and drought in Australia were consistent with man-made climate change, the UN`s weather agency said today.
Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 08:57
Returning to their destroyed village after a catastrophic typhoon that killed thousands in the Philippines last year, a weary band of Catholics vowed a lifelong sacrifice to thank God for saving them.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 05:10
Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following a devastating typhoon that struck during planting season, the UN food agency said.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 11:58
Tens of thousands of members of a Philippine sect took to the streets in Manila on Saturday in a charity walk to raise funds for survivors of the country`s deadliest typhoon.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 17:06
Almost 200 inmates of a Philippine jail damaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan bolted the prison on Thursday, the second mass jailbreak since the storm, the jail warden said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 15:21
Emergency workers evacuated thousands of people across the southern Philippines on Tuesday, including many already made homeless by a typhoon in November, after three days of rain flooded towns and farmland.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 12:42
The death toll from the first storm to batter the disaster-prone Philippines this year has climbed to 40, officials said on Sunday, as forecasters warned more heavy rain was on its way.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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