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More foreign aid needed for emergency shelters—UN

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More foreign aid is needed to augment the lack of emergency shelters, which has been underfunded since Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) flattened coastal cities last year, the United Nations (UN) humanitarian office said in a report.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino thanks world for helping disaster-stricken PH

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President Aquino.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III thanked the international community Friday for the “kindness” that the Filipinos will always remember in the aftermath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH to seek more aid from Japan at summit

Japanese doctors examine a baby in a field hospital set up for people who are affected by Supertyphoon Yolanda in Tacloban, Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino is to seek more aid when he meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week, more than a month after a monster typhoon killed thousands and left millions homeless.

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US, Israel forces pull out of ‘Yolanda’-hit areas

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The United States and Israel, two of several countries that helped in the relief operations after supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) wreaked havoc in Eastern Visayas, have pulled out their forces in the affected areas.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China ready to help in rehab of Yolanda-hit areas

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It may be at odds with the Philippines in the West Philippine Sea, but China is keen to help in another front.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Oxford students raise funds for ‘Yolanda’ victims

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  Oleri Galope, a Filipino student and president of the Oxford Philippines Society, hosted a special formal dinner at Oriel College, University of Oxford on November 23 to raise money to help the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) in the Philippines.   The event was attended by students from different colleges of the University of [...]

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US ambassador: I have no doubt PH will bounce back

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US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg PHOTO FROM STATE.GOV

The newly designated United States Ambassador to the Philippines said he was “motivated” by the Filipino spirit and “impressed” by the determination of those affected by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) to rebuild their lives.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

AFP forms coordinating center to institutionalize foreign assistance

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Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Emmanuel Bautista. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Since foreign aid had been pouring in after the onslaught of supertyphoon Yolanda, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Thursday has decided to institutionalize the military assistance given by 16 countries, particularly the United States, to the Philippines in the form of the Multinational Coordinating Center (MNCC).

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

More foreign aid pour in for ‘Yolanda’ victims

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Belgian foreign aid workers were sighted moving their equipment to a truck near the tarmac under the heavy rain Matikas Sanots/INQUIRER.net

Filipino communities and other nations continue to offer assistance for those affected by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) in the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

World mounts relief operations for PH

Philippine soldiers stand near relief supplies for victims of Typhoon Haiyan at Villamor Airbase.  AP FILE PHOTO

Spearheaded by a huge US mobilization, foreign relief operations are active on the ground in the Philippines after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” left thousands dead or homeless.

Posted: November 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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