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EU sends planeload of relief supplies for ‘Yolanda’ victims

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Volunteers for and members of the Philippine Red Cross team carry goods that were transported through a boat after a bridge collapsed from a massive quake that hit Bohol. ALANAH TORRALBA/ IFRC

Acting on its pledge to extend 3 million euros worth of assistance to areas smashed by monster typhoon “Yolanda,” the European Union (EU) on Monday said it has already released the first tranche of humanitarian assistance and sent “plane loads of relief supplies and rescue teams” to the Philippines.

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Barack and Michelle Obama send sympathies to Yolanda victims

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United States President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle have sent their sympathies to the victims of the monster typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) that battered vast areas in central Philippines.

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Australia offers P126-M more in aid for ‘Pablo’ victims

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The Australian government on Monday announced that it would offer an additional P126 million in 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 ongoing humanitarian crisis caused by the disaster.

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

US-backed project to test PH preparedness against infectious diseases

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A United States backed project aims to test the country’s overall “pandemic preparedness,” and discuss ways to mitigate the effects of serious infectious diseases brought about by floods and natural disasters.

Posted: September 10th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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What Manila needs are arks and arkitects

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From now on, all Metro Manila households should be required to have a boat. Better still, every barangay must have an ark.

Posted: August 20th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

South Korea offers $200,000 worth of relief items for Philippine flood victims

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Korea has offered $200,000 worth of in-kind relief assistance for the “immediate recovery” and “rehabilitation” of Philippine flood victims.

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

EU delegation sympathizes with flood victims

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The delegation of the European Union to the Philippines has expressed its condolences to the families affected by nonstop monsoon rains which recently hit Metro Manila and nearby regions in the country.

Posted: August 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Xoom to donate 100% of money transfer fees for donations sent to Philippine Red Cross

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Xoom Corporation, a leading online consumer-to-consumer international money transfer company, has announced that it will donate 100 percent of the money transfers fees for all donations sent to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) on Xoom.com from August 8-10, 2012. Customers can visit www.xoom.com/philippines to send a donation directly to PRC’s Peso or US Dollar bank accounts.

Posted: August 9th, 2012 in Americas,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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