MANILA - A United Nations official on Friday said the Philippine government's delivery of humanitarian aid to areas struck by super typhoon "Yolanda" was very quick, considering the scale of the disaster.
ABS-CBNnews.com 12/20/2013 10:25 AM
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna , Philippines – Man-made and natural disasters continue to destroy the dwindling mangrove forests in the country.
By Rudy Fernandez, The Philippine Star 12/02/2013 1:24 AM
WARSAW - Negotiators from nearly 200 nations at U.N. climate talks in Warsaw are trying to lay the foundations for a new global treaty on climate change to be agreed in 2015, but green groups have walked out in protest at the lack of progress.
Reuters 11/22/2013 12:09 AM
MANILA - A disaster risk reduction expert believes many things could have been done in the wake of the megadisaster that was super typhoon "Yolanda."
Yolanda as benchmark for disaster preparedness
ABS-CBNnews.com 11/20/2013 7:18 AM
WARSAW - The bill from natural and weather disasters is nearly $200 billion (150 billion euros) a year, four times higher than in the 1980s, the World Bank said on Monday.
by Mariette Le Roux, Agence France-Presse 11/18/2013 11:25 PM
MANILA – The Philippines can learn a lot from Cuba and India, two countries that are constantly battered by typhoons but suffer only few fatalities.
ABS-CBNnews.com 11/18/2013 7:05 PM
ORMOC, Philippines - Philippine engineers have salvaged generators from a flooded IT park to bring light back to some streets of typhoon-devastated Leyte province, the Energy Ministry said on Monday, as the World Bank offered a $500 million loan for rebuilding.
By Aubrey Belford, Reuters 11/18/2013 8:03 AM
Can people get diseases from corpses left lying in public places in Samar and Leyte devastated by super typhoon Yolanda? The World Health Organization (WHO) says no, adding that this is just one of several myths about disaster situations.
ABS-CBNnews.com 11/15/2013 10:13 AM
MANILA - The Palace said there is no attempt to manipulate the death toll from the onslaught of super typhoon Yolanda.
By Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News 11/15/2013 9:12 AM
MANILA, Philippines - Two days before one of the world's most powerful typhoons rammed into the Philippines, President Benigno Aquino had a simple but ambitious target for all government agencies: zero casualties.
By Rosemarie Francisco, Reuters 11/15/2013 9:08 AM
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