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After typhoon, Philippines faces one of the most profound resettlement crises in decades

Sat, 2014-01-04 16:19
More than 4 million were displaced — twice as many as in the Haiti quake — and building materials are scarce.

After typhoon, Philippines faces one of the most profound resettlement crises in decades

Sat, 2014-01-04 16:19
More than 4 million were displaced — twice as many as in the Haiti quake — and building materials are scarce.

After typhoon, Philippines faces one of the most profound resettlement crises in decades

Sat, 2014-01-04 16:19
More than 4 million were displaced — twice as many as in the Haiti quake — and building materials are scarce.

Framingham native aids typhoon survivors in Philippines

Fri, 2014-01-03 22:15
Todd Finklestone arrived in the Philippines to see Super Typhoon Haiyan’s path of devastation: Coconut trees toppled, crops and homes completely wiped out and rubble and debris everywhere. As a response team member with ShelterBox USA, the 32-year-old Framingham native immediately set out to help the survivors rebuild.

No super typhoon

Fri, 2014-01-03 14:08
Manila, Philippines -- Don't believe a "super typhoon" is going to hit the Philippines on Jan. 16-17, an official of Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) said in the wake of a website's prediction that a storm of Yolanda proportions will hit the country this month.Project NOAH is the state-of-the-art disaster prevention and mitigation program developed mainly by Filipino ...

Typhoon death toll reaches 6,166 in Philippines

Fri, 2014-01-03 11:39
MANILA, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Typhoon Haiyan killed at least 6,166 people and injured 28,626 others in the Philippines in November, the government said Friday.

No super typhoon

Fri, 2014-01-03 07:28
Manila, Philippines — Don’t believe a “super typhoon” is going to hit the Philippines on Jan. 16-17, an official of Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) said in the wake of a website’s prediction that a storm of Yolanda proportions will hit the country this month. Project NOAH is the state-of-the-art disaster prevention and […]

PBA stars visit typhoon-stricken Bogo, Cebu

Fri, 2014-01-03 01:19
MANILA, Philippines—After visiting the typhoon-stricken Tacloban last November, PBA stars trooped to Bogo City in Cebu Friday to visit other survivors of "Yolanda." Petron Blaze stars Arwind Santos and Alex Cabagnot, Barako Bull’s Willie Miller and Globalport’s Sol Mercado led the league's delegation to Cebu, joining PBA commissioner Chito Salud and chairman Mon Segismundo. The PBA gave away ...

New Year -- New Aid

Thu, 2014-01-02 06:13
-- USANA Donates an Additional $25,000 to Philippines for Typhoon Haiyan Relief SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people around the world are basking in the afterglow of the holiday season ...

Filipino players to help vicitms of Typhoon Haiyan

Thu, 2014-01-02 02:53
PHILIPPINES captain Luke Srama is proof of rugby league’s power to make a positive difference on a global scale.

Philippine fishermen need support after Typhoon Haiyan

Thu, 2014-01-02 02:01
Authorities in the Philippines want to accelerate rehabilitation efforts for fishermen hit by Typhoon Haiyan to get the industry up and running as soon as possible. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) says 146,748 fishermen and 21 of the country's 72 fishing provinces were affected by the storm.

Sealed Air And Pepsi-Cola Philippines Announces Joint Project To Bring Potable Water To Help Typhoon Victims

Thu, 2014-01-02 01:35
Sealed Air and Pepsi-Cola Philippines Products, Inc. (PCPPI), along with several other global companies, have joined forces to provide 300,000 liters of potable drinking water encased in water pouches to the Philippines in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Yolanda in the Philippines) that hit the country on November 8, 2013

Why we had to go to the Philippines to help typhoon victims

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:23
Having seen the devastating effect of the typhoon in the Philippines on TV, semi-retired couple Bruce and Jo Pullman from Lymington felt compelled to offer their help first-hand. Sally Churchward talks to this unassuming couple about what inspired them to go.

Sonoma nurse recounts treating victims of Philippines typhoon

Mon, 2013-12-30 09:51
Sonoma's Betty Woods joined other volunteers in a trip to tend to typhoon victims.

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Sun, 2013-12-29 00:19
Nena Obrero and her family survived without government aid for three weeks after Super Typhoon Haiyan churned across the central Philippines and reduced much of her hometown to rubble. Obrero lives in Guindapunan, a barangay, or district, of the city of Palo, on the east of Leyte island, where more than 1,000 people were killed on Nov. 8....

Hundreds of corpses unburied after Philippines typhoon

Sat, 2013-12-28 14:07
Residents walk past destroyed houses and dead bodies littered along a road in Tacloban, on the eastern island of Leyte, in this Nov. 10, 2013 photo, after Super Typhoon Haiyan swept over the Philippines.

Philippines Typhoon Dead Remain Unburied

Sat, 2013-12-28 10:17
More than 1,000 victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan have still not been buried, seven weeks after the deadliest storm to ever hit the Philippines, according to locals. About 1,400 corpses sealed into black body bags have been left in an open field in San Isidro, a village on the outskirts of the devastated city of Tacloban. Even in our sleep, we have to wear face masks," Maritess Pedrosa, who lives ...

A new Philippines

Sat, 2013-12-28 09:12
The Philippines enjoyed robust economic growth in 2013 as GDP expanded by at least 7 percent, despite massive devastation from Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) and a 7.2-magnitude earthquake.The country is expected to be the fastest growing economy in Southeast Asia. Politicians and bureaucrats must adapt to such transformations.

Sturgis woman returns home after typhoon

Fri, 2013-12-27 22:24
Home for the holidays has new meaning for Elsa Thomasma this year. She was volunteering in the Philippines when Typhoon Haiyan hit on November 8 and after staying weeks to help out, Thomasma recently returned home to Sturgis for the first time since the storm.

Venice man describes Philippines typhoon devastation

Fri, 2013-12-27 20:08
"It is Katrina on a larger scale."  That's how Venice's Thomas Guay describes the vast devastation following November's massive typhoon in the Philippines. It's thought to be the strongest recorded..and affected about 14 million people.
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