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UN agencies to give Yolanda survivors power tools to clear debris

Tue, 2014-03-04 04:26
MANILA, Philippines -- As part of continuing efforts to revive livelihood in typhoon-ravaged areas in the Visayas, agencies of the United Nations are set to distribute power tools to vulnerable populations in the hardest-hit communities to help clear debris and at the same time, gather materials to rebuild shelter.   The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the ...

Philippines under pressure over high rice prices

Tue, 2014-03-04 02:01
Government moves to crack down on smugglers had pushed prices higher.

As world faces supply glut, Philippines under pressure over high rice prices

Tue, 2014-03-04 01:44
By Erik dela Cruz MANILA (Reuters) - Rice prices in the Philippines have risen for six straight weeks, piling pressure on the government to import more of the national staple to stabilise 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 ...

As world faces supply glut, Philippines under pressure over high rice prices

Tue, 2014-03-04 00:37
MANILA (Reuters) - Rice prices in the Philippines have risen for six straight weeks, piling pressure on the government to import more of the national staple to stabilise markets and curb inflation already at two-year highs.        

Peace Project Helps Rebuild Village in Philippines Devastated by Typhoon Haiyan

Mon, 2014-03-03 14:55
    In rapid response to Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, Los Angeles-based non-profit, The Peace Project, is mobilizing “Family to Family” – an unprecedented effort to connect families worldwide to families in the Philippines to build 200 or more “instant houses” in the city of Santa Fe […]

LDS Church continues to aid in recovery efforts following Typhoon Haiyan

Mon, 2014-03-03 10:43
Three months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, recovery is underway.

Incubus singer thanks supporters of PH fundraiser

Sat, 2014-03-01 11:45
[caption id="attachment_103846" align="alignright" width="300"] Incubus' Brandon Boyd (YouTube)[/caption] Brandon Boyd, vocalist of the American rock-alternative band Incubus, took to Twitter to thank supporters who took part in their fundraiser for typhoon-hit Philippines. "Thank you all so much for donating to @the_MYF and @RYOTnews fundraiser for the Philippines relief effort! Look!," Boyd ...

Incubus singer thanks supporters of PH fundraiser

Sat, 2014-03-01 03:57
Brandon Boyd, vocalist of the American rock-alternative band Incubus, took to Twitter to thank supporters who took part in their fundraiser for typhoon-hit Philippines. “Thank you all so much for donating to @the_MYF and @RYOTnews fundraiser for the Philippines relief effort! Look!,” Boyd posted, sharing a link to a 1:24-minute video uploaded on YouTube titled, “How RYOT […]

For Jericho and other children, a space for recovery

Fri, 2014-02-28 09:10
ROXAS CITY, Philippines, 27 February 2014 – For most of his life, 12-year-old Jericho has lived with his grandmother Monica Ignacio in a bamboo hut in Roxas City, Panay Island. The house was woefully inadequate against the sheer force of Typhoon Haiyan.

Bodies still being found almost 4 months after Yolanda

Fri, 2014-02-28 07:13
TACLOBAN CITY -- The number of fatalities in the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines last year has risen to 6,224 with more...

Shelter, livelihoods priorities in typhoon-hit Philippines: UN

Fri, 2014-02-28 01:45
New York, Feb 28 : The United Nations and its humanitarian partners are prioritizing shelter and livelihoods projects in the typhoon-devastated parts of the Philippines, while continuing to provide the most vulnerable people with life-saving assistance and protection services.

Yoga fundraiser for ‘Yolanda’ rebuilding slated in Los Angeles

Thu, 2014-02-27 23:41
Natalie Macam of Tiger Wave Yoga will hold a fundraiser at Mahasukha Center on Sunday, March 2 and 4 at 7 p.m. for children in the Philippines affected by super typhoon “Haiyan/Yolanda,” the strongest recorded typhoon to make landfall, with over 11 million people affected.

Philippines, Switzerland agree to strengthen political and economic cooperation

Thu, 2014-02-27 23:32
The Philippines and Switzerland successfully concluded their 6th Bilateral Consultations on February 27 at the Tower Club in Makati City, vowing to intensify bilateral economic and political cooperation and partnership. The meeting was cochaired by Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Undersecretary for Policy Evan P. Garcia and Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Assistant State ...

Shelter, Livelihoods Priorities in Typhoon-Hit Philippines

Thu, 2014-02-27 14:31
New York, Feb 27 2014 - The United Nations and its humanitarian partners are prioritizing shelter and livelihoods projects in the typhoon-devastated parts of the Philippines, while continuing to provide the most vulnerable people with life-saving assistance and protection services.

Shelter, livelihoods remain priorities in typhoon-hit Philippines - top UN relief official

Thu, 2014-02-27 12:14
The United Nations and its humanitarian partners are prioritizing shelter and livelihoods projects in the typhoon-devastated parts of the Philippines, while continuing to provide the most vulnerable people with life-saving assistance and protection services.

Church rebuilding after storm will take time, Philippine priests told

Thu, 2014-02-27 11:09
PALO, Philippines (CNS) -- Since November, any time it rains the interior of the Archdiocese of Palo's Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord gets good and wet.

Filipinos struggle to rebuild their lives after Super Typhoon Haiyan

Thu, 2014-02-27 08:58
United Nations Humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has revisited typhoon-ravaged areas in the central Philippines, saying she is pleased with the progress of recovery efforts.

Ascott And Capitaland Hope Foundation Donate Php1.87 Million To World Vision’s Typhoon Yolanda Relief And ...

Thu, 2014-02-27 01:13
The Ascott Limited in the Philippines and CapitaLand Hope Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Ascott's parent company, CapitaLand, have donated a total of PHP1.87 million to World Vision for its relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas devastated by the super typhoon Yolanda in November 2013.

Fil-Am armless pilot to aid 'Yolanda' survivors

Wed, 2014-02-26 00:51
MANILA, Philippines – Jessica Cox is on another mission, this time travelling to her mother's hometown in Eastern Samar and other areas devastated by super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan).
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