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Friday July 31st 2015

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Typhoon Haiyan – Google News

Mar Roxas: The long road to endorsement – Rappler


Rappler

Mar Roxas: The long road to endorsement
Rappler
As DILG chief, Roxas was at the frontlines of the Aquino administration's biggest crises, particularly in 2013: the quake that hit the Visayas, the Zamboanga siege, and the devastation of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Roxas' performance in the latter

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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 11:07 pm

How to insure the poor against climate disasters? – Thomson Reuters Foundation


Thomson Reuters Foundation

How to insure the poor against climate disasters?
Thomson Reuters Foundation
It had been a normal sunny day before Typhoon Haiyan smashed into the Philippines on Nov. 7, 2013. People were going about their business. Those in high-risk areas were advised to evacuate to safer places, but most did not leave their houses. Then the …

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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 10:21 am

British medics who bring hope to disaster victims – Yorkshire Post


Yorkshire Post

British medics who bring hope to disaster victims
Yorkshire Post
He has become accustomed to putting his skills to the test in extreme situations and as well as working in Nepal he has travelled to disaster zones across the planet. He's been to Haiti and Iraq and was part of the UK government's response to Typhoon

Posted on 30 July 2015 | 9:56 am

Hanley: Prepare for a state of permanent emergency – Saskatoon StarPhoenix


Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Hanley: Prepare for a state of permanent emergency
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Asia was the worst affected by natural disasters, with Typhoon Haiyan attracting the most attention. This superstorm, which ranked as the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded, affected 14 million people and displaced four million. As we are finding

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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 9:32 am

[Opinion] Crisis situations are laboratories for human trafficking – EUobserver


EUobserver

[Opinion] Crisis situations are laboratories for human trafficking
EUobserver
We looked at the armed conflicts in Libya, Iraq, Syria and across West Africa, at the earthquakes in the Indian Ocean region, Haiti and Nepal, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and the protracted unrest in Eastern Africa leading to migration through

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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 7:25 am

Disasters didn’t have to displace 19.3 million people in 2014 – Humanosphere


Humanosphere

Disasters didn't have to displace 19.3 million people in 2014
Humanosphere
The Philippines made small improvements after the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in late 2013. The two major typhoons that struck the country in 2014 displaced nearly 5 million people, but communities were in a slightly better position to deal

Posted on 28 July 2015 | 3:32 pm

Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) destruction visible from Space, NASA report – FreeDistrict


FreeDistrict

Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) destruction visible from Space, NASA report
FreeDistrict
Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) severely damaged areas can be seen from outer space, NASA said. One of the most powerful storms to ever hit the Philippines, Super Typhoon Haiyan. A series of false-colored images captured by the ASTER sensor aboard …

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Posted on 26 July 2015 | 5:54 pm

Climate Change Effects Could Cost Investors $4 Trillion In Assets, Report Warns – International Business Times


International Business Times

Climate Change Effects Could Cost Investors $4 Trillion In Assets, Report Warns
International Business Times
An aerial view of a coastal town, devastated by super Typhoon Haiyan, in central Philippines in a Nov. 11, 2013 file photo. Climate scientists say rising global temperatures will lead to more severe storms, rising sea levels and other harmful effects.

Posted on 24 July 2015 | 9:12 pm

Video Super Typhoon Haiyan Slams into Philippines – FreeDistrict


FreeDistrict

Video Super Typhoon Haiyan Slams into Philippines
FreeDistrict
Manila — (UPDATE) Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) slammed into the Philippines at 4:40 a.m. Friday morning, packing monster wind gusts at an astonishing 379 kph (235 mph), and sustained winds of 315 kph (195 mph), making it easily the strongest …

Posted on 10 July 2015 | 2:59 pm

Disasters Emergency Committee and its members were charged £1.5m by Google … – Third Sector


Third Sector

Disasters Emergency Committee and its members were charged £1.5m by Google
Third Sector
The Disasters Emergency Committee estimates that it spent £1.5m on Google advertising during its emergency appeal for the people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, which raised more than £90m. It is understood that DEC members spent a …

Posted on 6 July 2015 | 12:18 pm