World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 7, 2015
After losing her husband and six children to the fury of Typhoon Haiyan, Juvelyn Luana has found fresh hope among the misery and crushing poverty as she rebuilds her life with a new family.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 6, 2015
Two years after a super typhoon devastated the Philippines and sounded a global alarm on climate change, a massive rebuilding programme has had big successes but at least one million survivors are still without safe homes.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 22, 2015
The death toll from a ferocious typhoon in the Philippines climbed to 54 today, as home-wrecking floods shifted downstream to coastal villages, displacing tens of thousands of residents.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 21, 2015
Widespread flooding in the Philippines caused by a powerful typhoon eased today but the storm's death toll climbed to 47 and tens of thousands of people remained in evacuation centres.
World News | Reuters | Monday October 19, 2015
A typhoon swept across the northern Philippines killing at least nine people as trees, power lines and walls were toppled and flood waters spread far from riverbeds, but tens of thousands of people were evacuated in time.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 17, 2015
Philippine authorities today warned that a powerful typhoon will likely linger over the country for almost three days, bringing prolonged heavy rain, possible floods and sparking storm surges.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 15, 2015
The Philippines, which suffered the wrath of the most powerful storm ever to hit land in 2013, could complete its rebuilding in as little as two years, a UN official said on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Monday August 24, 2015
Philippine army helicopters today airlifted food, water and relief supplies to thousands of families who fled their homes during a typhoon as more bodies were pulled out from under landslides, disaster officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 27, 2015
French President Francois Hollande met survivors of one of the world's strongest typhoons in a remote Philippine coastal town today, seeking to sound a global alarm on climate change ahead of a crucial UN summit.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 17, 2015
Pope Francis cut short his visit to a typhoon-hit region of the Philippines on Saturday because of an approaching storm.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 17, 2015
Pope Francis on Saturday arrived at a central Philippine city that was one of the worst hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, the strongest storm ever recorded on land that claimed thousands of lives.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 17, 2015
Pope Francis will spend an emotional day in the Philippines on Saturday with survivors of a catastrophic super typhoon that claimed thousands of lives, highlighting his concern over climate change.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 20, 2014
Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia's deadliest storms.
World News | Associated Press | Monday December 8, 2014
Typhoon Hagupit weakened into a tropical storm today, leaving at least 21 people dead, forcing more than a million people into shelters but sparing most of the central Philippine region still haunted by last year's monster storm.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 7, 2014
Greenpeace global chief Kumi Naidoo said Sunday increasingly violent storms hitting the Philippines showed the world had to act on climate change, as Typhoon Hagupit barrelled across the country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Authorities in a Philippine city ravaged by super typhoon Haiyan were today faced with how to keep residents still living in tents after the 2013 disaster safe as a new, powerful cyclone threatened to bring giant waves ashore.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Philippine communities shattered by Super Typhoon Haiyan a year ago are starting to bustle again as a mega-reconstruction effort takes root, but millions of survivors still endure brutal poverty and are dangerously exposed to the next big storm.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 2, 2014
Jovelyn Luana and Joel Aradana plan to light candles at a mass grave to mark one year since Super Typhoon Haiyan stole both their families, but they will do it hand-in-hand, sharing a new love that promises fresh dreams.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 1, 2014
The Philippine government plans to spend nearly $4 billion to rehabilitate areas devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan last year, a senior adviser to President Benigno Aquino said, earlier today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 20, 2014
The death toll from Typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines rose to 94 -- with six missing -- as another storm brought rains to the ravaged areas, authorities said on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital on Wednesday as authorities said the first major storm of the country's brutal rainy season claimed at least four lives and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 2, 2014
Tens of thousands of students in the central Philippines began the school year on Monday in steamy tents and other makeshift classrooms, seven months after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday May 28, 2014
An overnight fire razed a tent used as a temporary shelter by survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, killing a woman and five of her children, including a 4-month-old girl, officials in a central Philippine city devastated by the massive storm said on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 15, 2014
Tens of thousands of members of a Philippine sect took to the streets in Manila on Saturday in a charity walk to raise funds for survivors of the country's deadliest typhoon.