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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.

Philippine typhoon survivors flee false tsunami alert

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 14:41

About a thousand traumatised survivors of the Philippines` deadliest typhoon fled their homes in one central province following false rumours of a tsunami, civil defence officials said today.

Philippine typhoon toll rises to 5,632

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 11:53

The deaths from typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines Saturday rose to 5,632, a government agency said.

Slog begins to rebuild Philippines` typhoon wastelands

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 11:27

A frantic campaign to reach millions of hungry, injured and homeless people in the Philippines following one of the world`s strongest storms is almost over. Now the grinding slog of rebuilding begins.

Typhoon Haiyan: TV set up in Tacloban to beam Pacquiao fight

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 20:53

Hoping to lift the spirits of thousands of people left homeless by Typhoon Haiyan, cable operators set up TV screens inside a sports stadium, near a church and in other landmarks in the devastated region to broadcast Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao`s comeback fight.