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Typhoon eases but Philippines braces for floods, mudslides; 2 dead

Typhoon eases but Philippines braces for floods, mudslides; 2 dead

Typhoon Nock-ten's wind speed eased to 130 kph (80 mph) as it headed west towards the South China Sea, passing through provinces south of the capital Manila at a speed of 20 kph.

Christmas typhoon threatens Philippine capital

 A powerful typhoon threatened to bring heavy rains and winds to the heavily-populated Philippine capital as it dragged its way across the archipelago on Monday, spoiling the Christmas holidays.

Powerful typhoon slams into the Philippines

Powerful typhoon slams into the Philippines

There were no immediate official reports of damage or casualties.

Evacuation ordered in Philippines as typhoon approaches

Philippine disaster officials on Saturday ordered people living in coastal villages south of Manila to move to safer places as Typhoon Nock-ten is approaching the country.

Nine killed as storm causes chaos in central Philippines

The typhoon, known locally as Nona, was about 150 km (95 miles) northwest of Mindoro island, just to the south of Manila.

Philippines Typhoon

Philippines Typhoon

Huge needs remain 100 days after Philippines typhoon: UN

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.

UN launches fresh Philippines typhoon aid appeal

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

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

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

Slog begins to rebuild Philippines` typhoon wastelands

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.

Philippines typhoon death toll feared to hit 7,000

The number of people dead or missing after one of the world`s strongest typhoons struck the Philippines climbed to 7,000 on Saturday, as the United Nations warned much more needed to be done to help desperate survivors.

David Beckham donates designer shoes for Philippines typhoon victims

Singer-actress Victoria Beckham donated her designer shoes to raise charity for the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines that hit earlier this month.

Philippines typhoon toll crosses 4,000 mark

Death toll from typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) breached the 4,000 level, the Philippine disaster agency said Wednesday.

Pakistan donates $1 mn for typhoon-hit Philippines

Pakistan government Tuesday announced a donation of $1 million as a help in relief efforts for typhoon-hit Philippines.

Airlift extends lifeline to Philippine typhoon survivors

Helicopters dropped emergency supplies to desperate villagers as a growing global relief effort following the Philippines typhoon pushed beyond devastated towns and cities today towards remote island and mountain communities.

Church services held in typhoon-shattered city

Hours after the storm hit, the Rev. Amadero Alvero was on the streets, sprinkling holy water over the dead and praying for them.

When friends are in trouble, America helps: Barack Obama

Shaken by the images of the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan, Barack Obama on Thursday said when friends are in trouble, America helps.

US carrier arrives with aid as Philippines buries dead

A huge US aircraft carrier arrived off the coast of the typhoon-hit Philippines on Thursday.

UN tasks imaging satellites for Haiyan relief

United Nations has activated a constellation of satellites to help relief operations in typhoon-ravaged Philippines, an official on Thursday said.