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Tacloban trip highlights Swedish king’s visit to PH

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:03
MANILA, Philippines -- The King of Sweden is in the country for a three-day visit that includes a call to President Benigno Aquino III and a trip to Tacloban City to personally see the rehabilitation efforts after the devastation of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan). King Carl XVI Gustaf will be the guest of honor in the Invitational Peace Jamboree of the Boy Scouts of the ...

A 'Grand' community effort in Fermoy aids Philippines typhoon victims

Fri, 2014-01-24 00:50
The sum of €500 was recently handed over, following a pre-Christmas fundraiser for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, held in Fermoy.

Lacson warns obstructionists

Thu, 2014-01-23 17:05
Manila, Philippines - Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Secretary Panfilo Lacson yesterday warned politicians obstructing the government’s rehabilitation efforts in the typhoon-stricken Eastern Visayas. “Maybe they thought that we are not aware of their efforts to obstruct the implementation of the government’s reconstruction and rehabilitation project,” Lacson said at the ...

Yolanda victims give PNoy 'very good' grade

Wed, 2014-01-22 20:34
MANILA, Philippines – Victims of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) are happier about the performance of President Aquino last year compared to the rest of the population, shows a newly released breakdown of Social Weather Stations (SWS). Among Yolanda victims SWS polled in December 2013, 73% said they were satisfied with the President ...

Maria Aragon releases single to aid Yolanda victims

Wed, 2014-01-22 18:26
WINNIPEG - Filipino-Canadian singer Maria Aragon released a single to benefit typhoon Yolanda victims in the Philippines.

Japan raises funds for PH survivors

Wed, 2014-01-22 12:37
Manila, Philippines - Japan’s ruling political party assured the Philippine government of its unwavering support and assistance in the latter’s relief, reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in areas affected by super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said. The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) gave the assurance during the handing over of its donation ...

TPRF Donates Funds for Disaster Relief in Wake of Typhoon in Philippines

Wed, 2014-01-22 05:15
AmeriCares and Mercy Corps to use funds for ongoing relief work LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A special appeal by The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has resulted in donations to two groups to further ongoing efforts in the wake of the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. International nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organizations Mercy Corps ...

Typhoon Haiyan victims flee as rains flood southern Philippines

Tue, 2014-01-21 15:33
BUTUAN CITY, Philippines: Emergency workers evacuated thousands of people across the southern Philippines yesterday, including many already made [...]

Super typhoon victims flee again as rains flood southern Philippines

Tue, 2014-01-21 01:20
By Erik de Castro BUTUAN CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - 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. Hundreds of survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall, were forced to flee by tropical depression ...

Dinner aids victims of Philippines typhoon Haiyan

Tue, 2014-01-21 01:17
A ladies’ charity night has raised £18,090 for victims of the Philippine typhoon disaster.

PH to grow above 6% until 2015 –UN report

Mon, 2014-01-20 22:12
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine economy will grow above 6% until 2015, supported by reconstruction activities in typhoon-stricken areas, the United Nations (UN) said. According to the UN's World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 report released Tuesday, January 21, Philippine gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to hit 6.2% in ...

BYU star Tyler Haws happy to see basketball healing typhoon victims in Philippines

Mon, 2014-01-20 22:09
Basketball can't rebuild what Typhoon Haiyan destroyed. But it is helping several survivors heal.

Chicago-area couple returns from typhoon-ravaged Philippines

Mon, 2014-01-20 19:38
Ray and Leila Villar have been in the Philippines distributing aid. They arrived at O'Hare airport on Monday.

Chicago couple returns from Philippines after surviving typhoon

Mon, 2014-01-20 19:30
A Chicago couple who survived the devastating typhoon in the Philippines is back home Monday night, talking about their experience and already making plans to go back.

Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Return To Chicago

Mon, 2014-01-20 16:17
Survivors of the typhoon in the Philippines and longtime residents of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood returned home Monday.

New storm wrecks Philippines typhoon victims' shelters

Mon, 2014-01-20 13:35
Manila (AFP) - The United Nations warned Monday more needed to be done to help millions displaced by the Philippines' deadliest typhoon, after a new cyclone tore down flimsy shelters.

New storm wrecks Philippines typhoon victims' shelters

Mon, 2014-01-20 13:35
The United Nations warned Monday more needed to be done to help millions displaced by the Philippines' deadliest typhoon, after a new cyclone tore down flimsy shelters. More than 1,000 survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan fled to the safety of government buildings in the town of Guiuan on the weekend as a fresh tropical storm flattened tents and ripped the roofing off other temporary shelters ...

Philippines united in prayer after year of natural disasters and unrest

Mon, 2014-01-20 10:12
After an earthquake, typhoon, and an armed internal uprising, the Philippines came together in a national day of prayer led by President Benigno Aquino III

More storms hit the Philippines: 'a disaster on top of an already catastrophic disaster'

Mon, 2014-01-20 09:05
Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the biggest and most powerful storms in recorded history, have been hit with yet another catastrophe as a second tropical storm wreaked havoc on the Philippines this weekend.

New storm wrecks Philippines typhoon victims' shelters

Mon, 2014-01-20 04:57
MANILA - The United Nations warned Monday more needed to be done to help millions displaced by the Philippines' deadliest typhoon, after a new cyclone tore down flimsy shelters. More than 1,000 survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan fled to the safety of government buildings in the town of Guiuan on the weekend as a fresh tropical storm flattened tents and ripped the roofing off other temporary ...
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