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Typhoon Haiyan – Google News

In times of trouble – gulfnews.com


In times of trouble
gulfnews.com
On November 8, 2013, super typhoon Haiyan struck the provinces of central Philippines, causing large-scale destruction in Visayas and Southern Luzon regions. The death toll from the calamity was placed at more than 6,000 with more than 23 million …

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:25 pm

Social media in the time of Yolanda – GMA News


Social media in the time of Yolanda
GMA News
A day after super typhoon Yolanda struck Tacloban City last year, many survivors opted to simply open their Facebook accounts and tell everyone they were alive, according to a research study presented at a conference on Disaster Journalism and Risk …

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:35 am

Gun-toting priest turns Filipino typhoon victims into bodyguards – The National


The National

Gun-toting priest turns Filipino typhoon victims into bodyguards
The National
In relocation sites such as Southville 7, unemployment is one of the biggest issues. The land houses 6,400 families including victims of Typhoon Haiyan which hit the Philippines in November killing more than 6,000 people. The unemployment rate at the

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 8:02 pm

Philippines unemployment rate at 7% – gulfnews.com


Philippines unemployment rate at 7%
gulfnews.com
Because of the critical level of displacement and unemployment brought about Typhoon Haiyan and the earthquake in late 2013, the ILO and the labour department began mobilising in late November to create 20,000 jobs in a programme they called …
Thousands raised at Leigh charity night for PhilippinesLeigh Journal
Expedia teams up with national newspapers for Philippines campaignTravolution

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Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:32 am

ICRC head visits Typhoon Haiyan [Yolanda] project in Samar – InterAksyon


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ICRC head visits Typhoon Haiyan [Yolanda] project in Samar
InterAksyon
BASEY, SAMAR – Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) recently went to Typhoon Haiyan-affected areas in Samar Island, where the rebuilding efforts of the ICRC and the Philippine Red Cross are moving at a fast …
Int'l Red Cross head visits 'Yolanda'-hit areasInquirer.net

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Posted on 25 August 2014 | 9:03 am

ACT Alliance Appeal Revision 2 for Typhoon Haiyan response, Philippines – Thomson Reuters Foundation


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ACT Alliance Appeal Revision 2 for Typhoon Haiyan response, Philippines
Thomson Reuters Foundation
In the early morning of 8 November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda), made landfall in the eastern Visayas region of the Philippines. With winds up to 250 kph sweeping through the region, accompanied by a storm surge of up to 5m, the typhoon …
Responding and learning: A foreigner's lesson after HaiyanRappler

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Posted on 19 August 2014 | 9:51 am

#TalkThursday: Building homes and nation-building after Haiyan – Rappler


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#TalkThursday: Building homes and nation-building after Haiyan
Rappler
More than 8 months after Super Typhoon Haiyan (local name, Yolanda) hit the Philippines, wrecking the Eastern Visayas and leaving thousands of Filipinos dead and more homeless, the Philippines completes its master rehabilitation plan. Submitted by …
Land security — another thorn in post-Haiyan recoveryDevex
'When Strong Winds Blow'| Book for children hopes to help typhoon survivorsBulatlat (blog)
Typhoon Survivors Continue To Rebuild Lives 9 Months After Haiyan DevastationGetty Images
Philippine Information Agency -New Zealand Herald -Global Voices Online (blog)
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Posted on 14 August 2014 | 11:53 am

Still Devastated: Eight Months after Typhoon Haiyan – Global Voices Online (blog)


Global Voices Online (blog)

Still Devastated: Eight Months after Typhoon Haiyan
Global Voices Online (blog)
On July 8th, exactly eight month of the Typhoon Haiyan devastation 100 survivors of Panay Island in Central Philippines came together in Iloilo City to discuss their plight and shared their heartaches and their desperation. The group called themselves

Posted on 10 August 2014 | 7:52 am

Philippines: Charity helps fishing villages recover after Typhoon Haiyan – Independent Catholic News


Philippines: Charity helps fishing villages recover after Typhoon Haiyan
Independent Catholic News
Five small fishing villages in the Philippines which were virtually washed away by Typhoon Haiyan on 8 November last are coming back to life – thanks to the generosity of one Catholic charity. Within hours of being asked for help, SPICMA (Special

Posted on 5 August 2014 | 10:32 am

Japan Prepares for 150mph Super-Typhoon Halong – International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

Japan Prepares for 150mph Super-Typhoon Halong
International Business Times UK
… islands was hit by Typhoon Neoguri but no-one is believed to have died. Typhoon Rammasun killed around 33 in China and 11 in Vietnam when it swept ashore also in July. In 2013 more than 6,200 people were killed in the Philippines by Typhoon Haiyan, …

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Posted on 3 August 2014 | 1:55 pm

Typhoon Yolanda – Yahoo News Search Results

Social media in the time of Yolanda

When phone lines are down and you are only given a few minutes of internet access, how would you inform your family and friends that you are safe in a storm-ravaged area? Many survivors of super typhoon Yolanda opted to simply open their Facebook accounts and tell everyone they were alive, according to a research study presented at a recent conference on Disaster Journalism in Manila.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:41 am

Charity rebuilds schools in Yolanda-hit Iloilo town

Two schools in Iloilo devastated by super typhoon Yolanda have been rebuilt and turned over to the local government, a news release from non-government organization Assisi Development Foundation said.

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 9:37 am

9 women from Yolanda-hit areas rescued from prostitution ring in Caloocan

At least nine women from areas hit by super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) were rescued from a prostitution ring in Caloocan City Thursday night.

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 11:52 pm

Senate panel seeks audit of all ‘Yolanda’ donations

The Senate Committee on Finance has recommended a government special audit on all local and foreign donations given to super-typhoon “Yolanda” victims in the interest of transparency and accountability. The recommendation was made after the committee, chaired by Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero, found out that was no single agency in the government has the “possession and knowledge of the total …

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:48 pm

Senate panel recommends special audit on local, foreign aid for Yolanda victims

A special audit should be conducted on the donations, whether cash or in kind, received by the government for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda, the Senate finance committee has recommended.

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:51 am

SOPA highlights recovery from devastation

Iloilo City, Iloilo – Recovering from super-typhoon Yolanda was the centerpiece of the State of the Province Address (SOPA) of Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. “Others might have thought we were broken and beaten, they might have thought that we couldn’t rise again from the debris of devastation. They thought wrong,” stressed Defensor during his August 26 SOPA. HOMES FOR …

Posted on 10 August 2014 | 4:15 pm