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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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