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Philippines typhoon victims need more help–UN

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The United Nations launched an appeal Friday for more international aid to help nearly a million people in the Philippines as they recover from last year’s deadliest typhoon in the world.

Posted: January 25th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Lourdes shrines start reopening after floods cleanup

View of the Grotto of Lourdes flooded, in Lourdes, southwestern France, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Lourdes began reopening its shrines Monday after flash floods that caused hundreds of thousands of euros in damage.  AP PHOTO/BOB EDME

The French mountain town of Lourdes, whose spring water many Catholics believe can miraculously cure illness, began reopening its shrines Monday after flash floods that caused hundreds of thousands of euros in damage.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

OFWs send money home to flood victims

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Their hearts never far away from home, Filipino communities around the world continue to send aid to compatriots displaced by massive flooding in Metro Manila and adjacent Luzon provinces earlier this month.

Posted: August 26th, 2012 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

New storm hits north Philippines; at least 2 dead

Flood affected residents gather under the rain as they queue for relief goods in suburban Marikina, east of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Tropical Storm Kai-Tak will continue to move northwestward on Wednesday toward southeastern China and is expected to dump more rain in the flood-battered northern Philippines a week after half of the sprawling capital city got submerged. AP/Aaron Favila

A second tropical storm in as many weeks battered the northern Philippines after making landfall Wednesday, killing at least two people, as forecasters warned that the still-reeling capital could see more flooding.

Posted: August 15th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Singapore Red Cross donates food, toiletries

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The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) will contribute S$100,000 worth of relief supplies to survivors of the floods in Manila. The supplies consisting of canned and fresh foods, kitchen utensils and toiletries will be distributed by SRC volunteers on Monday to those in evacuation centers.

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

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