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Australia offers $2M in aid for flood victims

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Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario said that Australia offered up to $2M in assistance to the Philippines for the conduct of relief operations for flood victims that were heavily affected by monsoon rains that ravaged Metro Manila and neighboring provinces this week.

Posted: August 10th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

China offers sympathies to Philippine flood victims

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China on Wednesday offered sympathies to the Filipino families affected by heavy rains.

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

European Union extends sympathies to Filipinos, will send assistance


The European Union’s delegation to the Philippines on Wednesday said that a local humanitarian expert was assessing the damage to the country brought about by the heavy rains that hit Metro Manila and nearby provinces on Tuesday.

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in Europe,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Nearly 15 million people displaced by disasters in 2011


Floods, storms, earthquakes and a tsunami displaced 14.9 million people last year, 89 percent of them in Asia, according to an estimate by two Norwegian-backed agencies issued here Tuesday.

Posted: June 20th, 2012 in Asia & Pacific,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Hands-on help from foreign volunteers


There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer, it is said. For the 30 foreigners who have offered their time to work in the disaster-stricken areas of Cagayan de Oro City, shoveling off flood-carried mud and debris from houses and helping build houses for families who will be relocated from high-risk areas along the riverbanks, the feeling is hard to quantify.

Posted: February 25th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sendong victims need more funds, UN appeals anew


The United Nations has asked the international community for more funds to effectively meet the humanitarian challenges in the aftermath of Tropical Storm “Sendong” (International name: WASHI) that devastated this city more than a month ago.
From an initial amount of $28.4 million, the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-Ocha) is appealing for $39 million in response to “the dramatic increase of needs” of more than 300,000 people for a six-month period.

Posted: February 6th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am journalists raise money for ‘Sendong’-stricken colleagues


Filipino-American media practitioners here have raised at least $9,000 for media colleagues who were among those who died and lost their homes when Typhoon “Sendong” struck Northern Mindanao last month.

Posted: January 29th, 2012 in Global Pinoy,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am artists gather to help Sendong victims

Eleven Filipino-American bands and 13 performers will gather on Sunday in a concert to benefit victims of tropical storm Sendong in the Philippines.

Posted: January 12th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Foreign donations, aid from Filipinos abroad continue to pour in for Sendong victims


Donations and pledges, including aid from Filipino communities, continue to pour in from all over the world for the victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong.”

Posted: December 30th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

S. Korea donates $500k worth of goods for ‘Sendong’ victims


The government of South Korea is turning over $500,000 worth of relief supplies for the victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong” to the Department of Social Welfare and Development on Thursday.

Posted: December 28th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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