By Luis H. Francia
Anews item recently got my attention. Apparently, in a study of the deadly effects of hurricanes (or typhoons), a group of researchers observed that, in the United States at least, there were more fatalities and more destruction wrought when the hurricane/typhoon had been christened with a female name.
By Doris C. Dumlao
The Filipino expat community here gave President Aquino not just a warm welcome amid wintry weather. They pooled funds to help Filipinos victimized by typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha) back home.
By Frinston L. Lim
For a group of expatriates employed by a Japanese manufacturing company in Mindanao, it was a way of paying back when they visited and handed relief goods to victims of typhoon ‘Pablo’ here on Christmas Eve.
By Marlon Ramos
The Indonesian government on Monday came to the aid of thousands of typhoon “Pablo” (Bopha) victims in the Visayas and Mindanao, donating $1 million and four tons of relief items through the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
By Alan Nawal
The United Nations on Monday unveiled in Davao City an action plan to rehabilitate areas devastated by typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha) in Mindanao—particularly the provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental—and launched a global campaign to raise some P2.7 billion to back it up.