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Philippines Aid

New U.N. Aid System Can Provide 50,000 Family Food Packs A Day After Natural Disaster

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact

BANGKOK, Sept 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Philippines can provide 50,000 family food packs a day at short notice next time it is struck by a...

Inside the Box

Marty Martin | Posted 02.03.2014 | Impact
Marty Martin

Something every American needs to know: When it comes to emergency response, and longer term efforts on behalf of child survival and disease reduction, U.S. foreign aid plays an indispensable role.

'Miracle' Babies Born After Typhoon Underscore Need For Adequate Postnatal Care

Evan Shuurman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Evan Shuurman

Little Jolie wriggles around in his sleep, stretching and yawning and rubbing his face with his small hands, which are barely bigger than a soft-drink bottle cap. His mother wipes away tears as she watches over him, still overwhelmed by the fact they're both alive. She says he's her miracle.

Philippines May Need Over $5 Billion To Rebuild

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

MANILA, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The cost of rebuilding houses, schools, roads and bridges in typhoon-devastated central Philippines could reach 250 billi...

Tragic Photo Shows Plight Of Hungry Typhoon Survivors

Posted 11.18.2013 | World

More than a week after Typhoon Haiyan hit Asia, the Philippines is struggling to count and identify its dead, rebuild homes and cities and address sur...

Dramatic Effort In Philippines Strengthens U.S. Influence In Asia

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Manuel Mogato and Aubrey Belford MANILA/TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. military's response to the devastation w...

Opening Hearts And Wallets For Philippines Typhoon Victims

USA Today | Gary Strauss | Posted 11.14.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Americans are opening their wallets and providing financial relief to the typhoon-battered Philippines at a pace that may be the third-highest e...

Yes, Now Would Be The Time: World Bank Considering Increasing Grants To Poor In Philippines

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The World Bank is considering increasing cash grants for the poor in the Philippines after the island nation was hit ...

U.S. And Britain Send Warships To Philippines

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Andrew R.C. Marshall and Manuel Mogato TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov 12 (Reuters) - A U.S. aircraft carrier set sail for the Philippin...