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Typhoon power woes in Philippines as death toll hits 38

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.

Typhoon kills 10 in Philippines, shuts, cuts power, prompts evacuation

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.

Thousands flee in Philippines as typhoon strengthens

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.

Pope to visit Philippines disaster victims

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.

Huge needs remain 100 days after Philippines typhoon: UN

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.

With billboards, tweets, Philippines thanks world for aid

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.

Super typhoon victims flee again as rains flood southern Philippines

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.

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.

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.

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.

UN launches fresh Philippines typhoon aid appeal

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.