Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:27
Millions of people in the Philippines endured a second sweltering day without power today after a ferocious typhoon paralysed the capital and tore down flimsy rural homes, claiming at least 38 lives.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:16
Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital on Wednesday as authorities said the first major storm of the country`s brutal rainy season claimed at least four lives and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 14:29
Typhoon Rammasun was set to strike the Bicol region in the east of the country at 6:00 pm (local time), with Manila and other heavily populated areas also expected to be hit early tomorrow, the state weather service said.
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: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 16:02
The United Nations warned on Saturday that millions of survivors of the Philippines` deadliest typhoon were still without adequate shelter 100 days after the disaster.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 14:13
The Philippines said "Thank you" on billboards around the world on Saturday in gratitude for the massive outpouring of international help after a typhoon that killed about 8,000 people three months ago.
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: 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: 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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 14:39
The United Nations refugee agency has launched a fresh appeal for emergency aid for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which smashed into the Philippines last month, leaving nearly 7,500 people dead or missing.
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