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Gov't on guard against child trafficking in post-Yolanda Samar – Palace

Sun, 2014-01-12 04:39
The Philippines is acting to curb the trafficking of children displaced by super typhoon Haiyan, Presidential Spokesman Herminio Coloma said Sunday, a day after a UK-based children's charity raised concerns.

Philippines on guard against child trafficking post typhoon: govt

Sun, 2014-01-12 03:18
Manila (AFP) - The Philippines is acting to curb the trafficking of children displaced by Super Typhoon Haiyan, a presidential spokesman said Sunday, a day after a UK-based children's charity raised concerns.

Philippines on guard against child trafficking post-typhoon

Sun, 2014-01-12 03:13
The Philippines is acting to curb the trafficking of children displaced by Super Typhoon Haiyan, a presidential spokesman said Sunday, a day after a UK-based children's charity raised concerns.

Philippines on guard against child trafficking post typhoon: Government

Sun, 2014-01-12 03:12
January 12, 2014 5:58 PM MANILA (AFP) - The Philippines is acting to curb the trafficking of children displaced by Super Typhoon Haiyan, a presidential spokesman said on Sunday, a day after a UK-based children's charity raised concerns.        

Philippines on guard against child trafficking post typhoon

Sun, 2014-01-12 03:10
MANILA - The Philippines is acting to curb the trafficking of children displaced by Super Typhoon Haiyan, a presidential spokesman said Sunday, a day after a UK-based children's charity raised concerns. Plan International asked the Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking on the central island of Samar, which sustained heavy damage and casualties ...

PH gov't on guard vs child trafficking

Sun, 2014-01-12 03:03
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government is acting to curb the trafficking of children displaced by typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), a presidential spokesman said Sunday, January 12, a day after a UK-based children's charity raised concerns. Plan International asked the Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking on ...

Philippines on guard against child trafficking post typhoon

Sun, 2014-01-12 02:53
MANILA - The Philippines is acting to curb the trafficking of children displaced by Super Typhoon Haiyan, a presidential spokesman said Sunday, a day after a UK-based children's charity raised concerns. Plan International asked the Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking on the central island of Samar, which sustained heavy damage and casualties ...

Clovis Teen Spends Winter Break in Philippines Helping Typhoon Haiyan Victims

Sun, 2014-01-12 01:09
A Clovis teen returned home last week after spending his winter break in the Philippines to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The typhoon, which hit in early November, was one of the most powerful ever recorded. About 4.1 million people were displaced and 6,190 were reported dead, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. While there, 16-year-old Sam ...

Typhoon sparks Philippine child trafficking fears

Sat, 2014-01-11 05:03
MANILA, Philippines - A UK-based children's charity has asked the Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking in a region devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan, an aid official said Saturday, January 11. Plan International said it was concerned about 5 high school girls who were recruited ...

Typhoon sparks Philippine child trafficking fears

Sat, 2014-01-11 04:57
A UK-based children's charity has asked the Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking in a region devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan, an aid official said Saturday. Plan International said it was concerned about five high school girls who were recruited after the November 8 typhoon in Basey and Marabut, two impoverished coastal towns on the island ...

Typhoon sparks Philippine child trafficking fears: charity

Sat, 2014-01-11 04:17
A UK-based children's charity has asked the Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking in a region devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan, an aid official sa...        

Ample aid for Philippine typhoon survivors?

Fri, 2014-01-10 11:02
Emergency relief aid poured in immediately after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. But as the UN turns to long-term recovery, there is little money floating around. 

Poorest survivors of Yolanda get cash aid but want jobs most of all

Thu, 2014-01-09 22:50
TANAUAN, Leyte, Philippines -– Two months after supertyphoon "Yolanda" (Haiyan) ravaged Eastern Visayas, the beneficiaries of “poorest of the poor” Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) who survived the typhoon are still unsure on how to start a new life without definite source of living.   “We’re very thankful for the assistance extended to us. The relief goods that we received helped us ...

Editorial: Shell Philippines' 100 years of doing business in the Philippines

Thu, 2014-01-09 15:01
Shell Philippines is gearing up to mark this year the Centenary of its presence in the Philippines, with the theme “Isang Daan Tungo sa Kinabukasan.” From a small trading firm formed in 1914 to sell kerosene for Filipino household use, Shell Philippines has grown to be a leader in the power, energy, and gas technology sectors worldwide and is today a part of the Philippine national life. Shell ...

More aid needed for typhoon-hit areas

Thu, 2014-01-09 15:00
Manila, Philippines - The National Housing Authority (NHA) Thursday appealed for more donors from the private sector as the government embarks in the rehabilitation of areas ravaged in November by super typhoon Yolanda. NHA General Manager Chito M. Cruz made the appeal as the agency signed a Memorandum of Agreement with GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc., and the local government units of Palo and ...

ThoughtWorks Partners with World Vision Canada on Mobile App to Help Typhoon Haiyan Victims in the Philippines

Thu, 2014-01-09 08:31
ThoughtWorks Partners with World Vision Canada on Mobile App to Help Typhoon Haiyan Victims in the Philippines

Typhoon Yolanda reunites family

Thu, 2014-01-09 06:55
Amid the widespread destruction and devastation caused by super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) when it slammed into the central Philippines in November, one bright spot has been the reuniting of a father with two of his daughters who had been separated the last four years.

Philippines typhoon rebuilding may cost 50 percent more this year than estimated

Thu, 2014-01-09 04:38
By Rosemarie Francisco and Karen Lema MANILA (Reuters) - The cost of typhoon reconstruction this year could reach 138 billion pesos (1.88 billion pounds), more than 50 percent higher than initially estimated, as the Philippines seeks to build back better and put in safeguards for future disasters, the budget secretary said on Thursday. The total cost of a four-year reconstruction effort may also ...

Philippines typhoon rebuilding may cost 50 pct more this year than estimated

Thu, 2014-01-09 04:37
By Rosemarie Francisco and Karen Lema MANILA (Reuters) - The cost of typhoon reconstruction this year could reach 138 billion pesos ($3.1 billion), more than 50 percent higher than initially estimated, as the Philippines seeks to build back better and put in safeguards for future disasters, the budget secretary said on Thursday. The total cost of a four-year reconstruction effort may also end up ...

Salsa fund-raiser to help Philippines typhoon victims

Wed, 2014-01-08 17:21
BROMSGROVE salsa fans are being urged to take part in a charity event being held in South Birmingham to raise funds for the Philippines Typhoon Disaster.
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