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Philippines Aid

US Sending $25 Million In New Typhoon Aid To Philippines

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 12.18.2013 | Impact

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Overwhelmed by the massive damage wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in a central Philippine city, U.S. Secretary of State John ...

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...

The Best Way To Help Typhoon Victims

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 11.14.2013 | Impact

Faced with heartbreaking images of the typhoon-ravaged Philippines — the sea of corpses, communities reduced to rubble, mothers clutching their hung...

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...

Aid Not Getting To The People Who Need It In Philippines

AP | JIM GOMEZ and TODD PITMAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — When two Philippine Air Force C-130s arrived at the typhoon-wrecked airport here just after dawn Tuesday, more than 3,0...