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Film on football aired during World Cup

Mon, 2014-03-10 04:50
Aims to show how Typhoon Haiyan devastated local football players in Philippines

Malacañang ready for Unicef’s ‘Yolanda’ challenge

Mon, 2014-03-10 03:53
MANILA, Philippines—Super Typhoon “Yolanda” may be over, but Malacañang is still geared-up for its lengthy aftermath. After the United Nation Children’s Fund reported of future problems that may spring up from the onslaught, Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said that the Palace has already tasked the respective government agencies to address “Yolanda’s” future wave of problems. Lacierda ...

UN urges global support as Philippines recover from typhoon

Sat, 2014-03-08 22:38
New York, Mar 8 : The top United Nations relief official warned on Friday that behind the signs of early recovery in typhoon-hit regions of the Philippines there are still millions of people who are extremely vulnerable, and urged the international community to sustain the emergency response and ensure a smooth transition to long-term development.

Fourth Philippines-United States Bilateral Strategic Dialogue (Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the ...

Sat, 2014-03-08 05:43
(Source: Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines) Details Created on Saturday, 08 March 2014 03:18 Last Updated on Saturday, 08 March 2014 03:18 Published Date Hits: 25 08 March 2014 The following is the text of a joint statement issued by the Philippines and the United States at the conclusion of the Fourth Philippines-United States Bilateral Strategic Dialogue held on ...

Unicef: Long road to recovery for children of ‘Yolanda’-hit areas

Sat, 2014-03-08 03:11
MANILA, Philippines – Four months after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) ripped through the central Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013, a growing sense of recovery is notable in the reopening of health centers, clean water flowing again through community taps, children back to learning in temporary schools. Yet the needs of children remain great and the signs of destruction brought ...

Only on ABC-7: El Pasoans help with typhoon recovery

Fri, 2014-03-07 19:15
Saturday marks four months since Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, devastated the Philippines. A group of El Pasoans is still helping those who may be out of sight, but are not out of mind.

Asia-Pacific suffers worst natural disasters in 2013

Fri, 2014-03-07 17:06
The Asia-Pacific region suffered the worst natural disasters in 2013, with the Philippines experiencing the biggest number, said a report issued by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). That makes the Philippines, which suffered from the deadliest typhoon in recent history, the third most disaster-prone country in the world. Last year, the Philippines ...

Asia-Pacific suffers worst natural disasters in 2013

Fri, 2014-03-07 17:06
The Asia-Pacific region suffered the worst natural disasters in 2013, with the Philippines experiencing the biggest number, said a report issued by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). That makes the Philippines, which suffered from the deadliest typhoon in recent history, the third most disaster-prone country in the world. Last year, the Philippines ...

Sustained global support vital as Philippines recovers from Typhoon Haiyan - UN

Fri, 2014-03-07 15:45
The top United Nations relief official warned today that behind the signs of early recovery in typhoon-hit regions of the Philippines there are still millions of people who are extremely vulnerable, and urged the international community to sustain the emergency response and ensure a smooth transition to long-term development.

Asia-Pacific suffers worst natural disasters in 2013

Fri, 2014-03-07 09:12
The Asia-Pacific region suffered the worst natural disasters in 2013, with the Philippines experiencing the biggest number, said a report issued by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). That makes the Philippines, which suffered from the deadliest typhoon in recent history, the third most disaster-prone country in the world. Last […]

AES donates 50 houses for Yolanda-affected families

Fri, 2014-03-07 07:05
AES Philippines, through its foundation AES Philippines Power Foundation, executed an agreement with Habitat for Humanity for the development of 50 houses in New Kawayan, Tacloban City for families affected by Typhoon Yolanda.

British envoy assures Yolanda survivors of long-term help

Fri, 2014-03-07 00:56
British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Anwar Ahmad on Friday assured the Filipino people that the United Kingdom will continue helping the survivors of super typhoon Yolanda rebuild their lives.

Philippines Coconut Industry Struggles to Recover after Typhoon Haiyan

Thu, 2014-03-06 23:20
Last December, Typhoon Haiyan's destructive winds devastated the Philippines. Parts of the archipelago nation are still recovering. Among those hardest hit were farmers, nearly half of whom harvest coconuts. In Leyte province, efforts to revitalize the coconut farming industry are underway. Before the storm, farmers at a farm in rural Leyte harvested the dried meat, or copra, of coconuts to make ...

Search for the Missing Continues in Tacloban, Philippines

Thu, 2014-03-06 12:05
Four months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines, the search for the missing continues. Thousands of bodies have yet to be found or identified and some say the process has taken too long. Corazon Go’s house was destroyed when Typhoon Haiyan flooded her bayside village. But the 56-year-old lost much more than just her home. “It was the last time I saw my daughters. They could ...

Valley architectural firm designs shelters for typhoon victims in Philippines

Wed, 2014-03-05 19:19
Valley architecture firm designs shelters for typhoon victims in Philippines.  Palm Springs-based o2 Architecture partners with 'The Peace Project' to build affordable shelters in disaster areas. Natalie Brunell reports.

Canadian military officer honoured for relief work done in the Philippines

Wed, 2014-03-05 17:25
A Canadian military officer is being treated to Filipino hospitality today for the work he and his team did after the super typhoon that devastated the Philippines last fall. Maj. Robert Meade is with DART, the Disaster Assistance Response Team, a multidisciplinary military organization that...

Philippines under pressure over high rice prices

Wed, 2014-03-05 09:29
RICE PRICES in the Philippines have risen for six straight weeks, piling pressure on the government to import more of the national staple to stabilize markets and curb inflation already at two-year highs.

Philippine typhoon victims struggle to cope with slow reconstruction

Wed, 2014-03-05 04:22
Nearly four months after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the central Philippines, the government admits it is still struggling to cope with its rehabilitation work.

Church's Typhoon Response Builds Resilience, Boosts Economy

Tue, 2014-03-04 09:50
NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) has completed the initial relief phase of its response to Typhoon Haiyan – known locally as Yolanda – and will continue to assist impacted communities in rebuilding homes and rehabilitating livelihoods.  Episcopal Relief & Development supplied funding and technical support for these activities, which ...

Increase in rice prices puts gov’t under pressure to import some more

Tue, 2014-03-04 09:16
Rice prices in the Philippines have risen for six straight weeks, piling pressure on the government to import more of the national staple to stabilize markets and curb inflation already at two-year highs. While bumper harvests in other countries have stoked a global rice glut, prices in the Philippines have climbed around 4 percent in the last three months after typhoon-Yolanda devastated key ...
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