Philippine typhoon toll nears 100, new storm brings rains

The death toll from Typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines rose to 94 with six missing as another storm brought rains to the ravaged areas, authorities said on Sunday.

Defiant Philippine typhoon survivors welcome Christmas

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

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."

Philippine typhoon death toll rising by eight daily

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.

1.5 mn Philippine typhoon children face malnutrition: UN

The United Nations has warned that 1.5 million children are at risk of malnutrition in typhoon-ravaged areas of the Philippines and called for greater efforts to provide food and water.

Japan sends major deployment of relief troops to Philippines

Japan on Monday dispatched two warships, carrying some 650 troops, to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines in the first major contingent of the military`s largest overseas aid deployment.

Aquino asserts control over typhoon relief effort

Philippine President Benigno Aquino has moved to assert himself as disaster manager-in-chief after criticism of his response to a devastating super typhoon, with the calamity set to become the defining event of his presidency.

Typhoon-hit city of Philippines struggles with next-to-no supplies

By lunchtime on Wednesday, the entire aid stockpile for nearly 70,000 people hit by Typhoon Haiyan on a devastated Philippine island could fit on the back of a pickup truck.

1,200 believed dead in Philippine typhoon: Red Cross

About 1,200 people are believed to have died when one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded hit the Philippines, the head of the local Red Cross said on Saturday.

Philippines says at least 100 dead from typhoon Haiyan

At least 100 people may have died in the Philippines from the impact of super typhoon Haiyan, a senior government official said on Saturday.

Philippine typhoon death toll rises to 53

The death toll from a typhoon that hit the Philippines rose sharply to 53 Saturday, officials said, warning the number of dead could go up further.