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4,000 houses funded by EU for ‘Pablo’ victims ready

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More than a year since Typhoon “Pablo” (international name: Bopha) swept across Mindanao, some 4,000 families in Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental will finally move back to safe shelters.

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

UN seeks int’l aid for Bohol

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

The United Nations on Friday appealed for $46.8 million (P2.01 billion) in international aid for more than 380,000 people in Bohol province now living in tents after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Central Visayas last week.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Pablo’ victims still need help–UN

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A United Nations humanitarian agency has called for urgent help from the international community for the Mindanao provinces devastated by Typhoon “Pablo” and decades of conflict, saying the region still needed some $47 million (around P2 billion) for shelter and livelihood requirements this year.

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

‘PH-US military exercises a cover to open mining activities’—church group

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Militant groups are up in arms against the holding of the joint US-Philippine Balikatan exercises in typhoon Pablo-affected areas, saying US troops are only using it to set foot in mine-reach areas in Mindanao in the name of humanitarian assistance.

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

EU allocates P327M more for areas hit by ‘Pablo’

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The European Union has allocated 7 million euros (P372 million) in fresh funds to provide relief assistance for victims of Typhoon “Pablo,” which devastated parts of Mindanao three months ago and affected some six million people.

Posted: March 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malnutrition hits ‘Pablo’ victims–UN

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Provinces severely affected by Typhoon “Pablo” in December are seeing rising malnutrition as affected residents continue to depend on food aid due to a lack of livelihood opportunities, the United Nations agency on relief response said.

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Red Cross seeks P1.6-B funding to aid ‘Pablo’ victims

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Homeless flood survivors walk toward the gymnasium in the southern Philippine township of New Bataan in Compostela province on December 5, 2012 after the strongest typhoon Bopha pounded the island on Tuesday, leaving several deaths and and missing. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) appealed for about P1.3 billion (or 30 million Swiss francs) worth of funding to support its aid operations for hundreds of thousands of survivors of typhoon Pablo (international name Bopha), which hit southern Philippines in December last year.

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | 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 »

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 »

Cash-for-work program set for farmers in areas hit by Typhoon ‘Pablo’

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The provincial government of Davao Oriental and the World Food Program (WFP) have started briefing farmers on the cash-for-work program, in an effort to cover initially 800 hectares of rice farms in Cateel, Baganga and Boston municipalities.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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