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‘Yolanda’ victims need continuous help – ICRC head

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ICRC president Peter Maurer

After a three-day visit to the Philippines, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Filipinos in disaster-hit areas, both man-made and natural, will need continuous help in rebuilding homes and livelihoods.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UN, Red Cross cite PH progress in reducing risk

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Red-Cross

The Philippines, along with Vietnam and New Zealand, has been cited as “positive examples of progress” in disaster risk reduction and management by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the UN Development Program.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ survivors still struggling—Red Cross

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Red-Cross

Tens of thousands of survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) face long-term problems finding permanent homes and jobs half a year after the disaster, the Red Cross said Monday.

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Red Cross looking for land for ‘Yolanda’ victims’ homes

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Former Sen. Richard Gordon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Building “better” houses for the families displaced by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last November remains a challenge for the senior officials of the International Red Cross and the Red Crescent Movement who were in Manila for a two-day meeting on the long-term recovery plan for the devastated areas in the Visayas.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Chinese to build temporary classrooms

Philippine Red Cross Chairman Richard Gordon, right, shakes hands with Chinese Ambassador Ma Keqing as they pose for photographers during turnover rites of payloaders donated by Chinese companies in Manila, Philippines on Dec. 2, 2013. The Chinese Red Cross is building transitional classrooms for thousands of schoolchildren in Tacloban City, according to the Philippine Red Cross.  AP

The Chinese Red Cross is building transitional classrooms for thousands of schoolchildren in Tacloban City in Leyte, according to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC).

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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