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Typhoon Haiyan – Google News

Dispatches: Filipino Children Promised Better Disaster Relief – Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Dispatches: Filipino Children Promised Better Disaster Relief
Human Rights Watch
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction rates the Philippines as one of the 10 countries worst affected by weather-related emergencies. Children often suffer the most in these disasters, such as in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 7:22 pm

Boosting agriculture’s role – The Daily Star


The Daily Star

Boosting agriculture's role
The Daily Star
With increasing frequency and magnitude, disasters and conflicts are causing untold human suffering in many parts of the world. These are as diverse as Typhoon Haiyan, Ebola, the civil war in Syria, to name but a few of the more recent crises. We need

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 6:18 pm

Passengers Thanked as Life Changing P&O Pacific Partnership Surpasses First Million Dollars in Funding – 3BL Media (press release)


Passengers Thanked as Life Changing P&O Pacific Partnership Surpasses First Million Dollars in Funding
3BL Media (press release)
… have been raised since the P&O Pacific Partnership began, while Carnival Australia sources committed a combined $345,000 to relief efforts following Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu (which also includes $50,000 for the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan).

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 2:04 pm

10 Years After An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore May Actually Be Winning – WIRED


WIRED

10 Years After An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore May Actually Be Winning
WIRED
In March, I went to Tacloban in the Philippines and talked with survivors there who endured the ravages of Super Typhoon Haiyan. When you see how their lives were utterly transformed and feel the painful losses they suffered, it certainly will stick

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 10:51 am

Green Investment Policies Hurt the Countries That Need the Most Help – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Green Investment Policies Hurt the Countries That Need the Most Help
Bloomberg
The Philippines, which ranked seventh most vulnerable, already is seeing the effects of the rising global temperatures. It was battered by Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, a tropical storm that triggered landslides and may have killed as many as 10,000
It's time to shift to disaster preparednessThomson Reuters Foundation

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 10:17 am

Storm-Chasing Drones Help Fight Extreme Weather – Voice of America (blog)


Voice of America (blog)

Storm-Chasing Drones Help Fight Extreme Weather
Voice of America (blog)
In 2013, Typhoon Haiyan struck the islands, leaving 6,300 dead and four million others without homes or food. The Philippines has begun using drones to survey farmland to help identify storm risks and prepare for weather disasters. The country's

Posted on 21 May 2016 | 9:01 pm

Climate Change Compounds Humanitarian Crises in Global South – Inter Press Service


Inter Press Service

Climate Change Compounds Humanitarian Crises in Global South
Inter Press Service
Tacloban, in the Philippines, one of the areas hit hardest by super typhoon Haiyan in November 2013. The disaster coincided with the COP19 climate talks and served as the backdrop for negotiations on mechanisms of damage and losses. Credit: Russell …
WHS: UN humanitarian summit to 'shape a different future,' Ban tells thousands at opening ceremonyUN News Centre

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Posted on 20 May 2016 | 6:22 am

Restoring resilience and dignity – Philippine Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan shelter recovery programme nears completion – International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies


International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Restoring resilience and dignity – Philippine Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan shelter recovery programme nears completion
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
As it nears the end of its three-year operation to help communities to recover from Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Visayas region of central Philippines, the Red Cross has helped build or repair more than 72,000 homes. In April ceremonies attended by …

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 4:24 am

Two years after typhoon Haiyan, leaders have a duty to act on climate change – The Guardian


The Guardian

Two years after typhoon Haiyan, leaders have a duty to act on climate change
The Guardian
“They say Haiyan came because of the warmer climate,” says Sharon, gesturing at the hot, humid surroundings. “I believe this because we've noticed the changes. We expect April and May to be hot and dry, but in the last few years it's always been raining.

Posted on 8 November 2015 | 9:00 am

Comparing Hurricane Patricia and Typhoon Haiyan – New York Times


New York Times

Comparing Hurricane Patricia and Typhoon Haiyan
New York Times
Typhoon Haiyan came ashore at the edge of the city of Tacloban on Leyte Island. The low-lying shoreline for many miles was full of small squatter settlements where wood structures with corrugated steel roofs offered scant protection from the storm. But
Patricia tops list of world's strongest stormsUSA TODAY
Extreme Weather: Eight Of The Worst StormsSky News

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Posted on 23 October 2015 | 11:40 pm