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Children’s charity to widen drive vs trafficking of ‘Yolanda’ victims

A young boy waits at the side of the road for fresh water surrounded by debris from Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, central Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

A UK-based children’s charity said on Friday it will expand an antihuman trafficking project in the Philippines, as fears grow that young survivors of deadly Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: “Haiyan”) are becoming easy prey.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

OFW refugee camp set up next to PH embassy in Saudi

Filipino refugee camp

A British national living in this city “working for a large international company” sent INQUIRER.net US Bureau photos of the Filipino refugee camp that “established itself next to the Philippine Embassy.”

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

Australia offers additional P126-million aid for ‘Pablo’ victims

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Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the N-Peace awards ceremony in New World Hotel, Makati City. Among the recipients is Presidential Advisor on the Peace Process Sec. Teresita Quintos Deles (R). With them is Australian Amb. Bill Tweddell. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Australian government on Monday announced that it would offer an additional P126-million aid to the victims of Typhoon Pablo as a response to the latest appeal made by the Philippine government and the United Nations for the on-going humanitarian crisis caused by the typhoon.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

$1.4B needed for children in global humanitarian crisis–UNICEF

INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

UNICEF has appealed for almost $1.4 billion to meet the immediate, life-saving needs of children in 45 countries and regions globally gripped by conflict, natural disasters and other complex emergencies this year. Funds raised by the annual appeal will also go towards improving disaster preparedness, and to strengthening the resilience of communities to withstand and minimize the impact of new shocks.

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

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