Haiyan

Heavy flooding as Philippine typhoon death toll climbs to 11

Rescuers on speedboats hauled rain-soaked residents off rooftops in the Philippine countryside on Wednesday after Typhoon Melor killed at least 11 people and cut power for millions.

Dec 16, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Philippines Haiyan rebuilding `inadequate`, says UN

 The Philippines has not done enough to rebuild after Super Typhoon Haiyan, as thousands remain in shanties without power or water for nearly two years, a United Nations representative said Saturday.

Aug 01, 2015, 09:04 AM IST

More Filipinos pushed into poverty by Haiyan, high rice prices

Super typhoon Haiyan and surging rice prices pushed the number of Filipinos living in poverty to 25.8 percent in the first half of last year despite strong economic growth, official data released Friday showed.

Mar 06, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers to reap harvest: UN

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.

Mar 11, 2014, 05:10 AM IST

Death toll from Philippines storm climbs to 40

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.

Jan 19, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Hundreds of corpses unburied after Philippine typhoon

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

Dec 28, 2013, 17:03 PM IST

Innocent` Manny Pacquiao `harassed` over court`s move to freeze bank accounts

Filipino boxer and politician Manny Pacquiao has reportedly branded the move of a Philippines court to freeze his bank accounts as `harassment` and insisted that he is neither a criminal nor a thief.

Nov 27, 2013, 16:22 PM IST

Philippine typhoon toll rises to record 5,209

The death toll from super typhoon Haiyan, which slammed across the central Philippines two weeks ago, has risen to more than 5,200, the National Disaster Agency said.

Nov 22, 2013, 18:01 PM IST

Typhoon Haiyan: India sends relief material to Philippines

The Indian government has dispatched relief material to Philippines, which was severely hit by typhoon `Haiyan` over a week ago, a defence release said.

Nov 19, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

PM offers help to typhoon-hit Philippines

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh conveyed his condolences to Philippines President Benigno Aquino over the catastrophe caused by typhoon Haiyan and offered India`s help in relief and rehabilitation efforts.

Nov 12, 2013, 17:12 PM IST

China issues alert for typhoon Haiyan

The China National Marine Environmental Forecasting Centre Friday issued a warning for very high sea waves generated by typhoon Haiyan.

Nov 08, 2013, 19:04 PM IST

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