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EU commissioner for humanitarian aid here to visit Tacloban for 2nd time

Kristalina Georgieva

European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva arrived in Manila Wednesday and is visiting typhoon-hit Tacloban for the second time.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Canada pulls out 300 relief personnel from PH

A Filipino soldier takes a break beside relief goods at the Tacloban airport, in central Philippines on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. The Red Cross warned against aid dependency in the Philippines Tuesday, Dec. 10, as the United Nations urged donors to double their assistance to millions of victims of the country's deadliest-ever typhoon.  AP

Canada’s more than 300 humanitarian relief personnel have pulled out of the country following the completion of their aid mission in areas devastated by typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan).

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ban Ki-Moon to have first-hand assessment of ‘Yolanda’ devastation


United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is set to visit the Philippines Friday and will also go to Tacloban City to see first-hand the devastation caused by super typhoon Yolanda (International name: Haiyan).

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Relief effort begins after Philippine typhoon

Philippine and US military personnel load relief goods for Tacloban on board a US C-130 plane for victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Cental Philippines, at a military base in Manila on November 11, 2013. AFP FILE PHOTO

Foreign governments and agencies have announced a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon. Here are some of the pledges they have made: United Nations UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has released $25 million from the UN’s emergency relief fund to provide emergency food assistance, supply emergency shelter materials and household items, […]

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

EU allots P148 million for Visayas earthquake relief, rehab

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EU Ambassador to Manila Guy Ledoux. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The European Union is providing P148 million in humanitarian aid to about 350,000 people who lost their homes and livelihoods when a magnitude-7.2 earthquake ravaged Bohol island and nearby provinces in Central Visayas on October 15.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »