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Typhoon Haiyan

In Typhoon's Aftermath, Filipino Expats Have Their Eyes on Home

Stefan Cornibert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Stefan Cornibert

Our small effort and the many others like it that have sprung up among Filipino expat communities around the world matter in a big way.

Rich Countries Give Typhoon Aid.. 'Then We Forget'

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.13.2014 | World


How Chicago Is Helping Filipino Survivors Of Typhoon Haiyan

Posted 11.13.2013 | Chicago

Nearly a week after the devastating Typhoon Haiyan rocked the Philippines, Chicagoans are stepping up efforts to get much-needed aid to survivors as f...

A Grandmother on Tacloban and Multi-layered Memories

Margaret Sullivan | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Margaret Sullivan

As far as the eye can see, gray mud, broken trees and the odd wall, one starkly marked with the names and ages of children lost. A child's shoes mud-bound in the middle of the road.

This Naomi Campbell Photo Can Help A Lot Of People

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.13.2013 | Black Voices

Naomi Campbell and famed fashion photographer John-Paul Pietrus have teamed up to raise money for the relief efforts following Typhoon Haiyan. Pie...

Innovation Earth: Reinventing The Wheel... Er, Tire

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

If there's one prediction I can make about our future world, it is this: There will be a lot of tires. The latest forecast puts 1.7 billion cars on ...

Clinic In Typhoon-Hit City Faces Crisis

AP | JIM GOMEZ and KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — A run-down, single-story building with filthy floors at Tacloban's ruined airport has become the area's main medical ce...

Typhoon Survivor: It's Like The City Never Even Existed

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Two days before the typhoon hit, officials rolled through this city with bullhorns, urging residents to get to higher g...

After Disasters, Death Toll Difficult To Calculate

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In the chaos of natural disaster, tallying an accurate death toll is often difficult and sometimes not a priority. The a...

Climate Change This Week: Super Typhoon, Calls to Action, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Super Typhoon Haiyan Blasts Thru Philippines; 10,000+ Feared Dead report Sunshine Lichauco de Leon and Calum MacLeod at USA Today. Wunderground meteor...

Was The Philippines Ill-Prepared For A Monster Typhoon?

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Andrew R.C. Marshall TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Dead bodies clog the basement of the Tacloban City Convention Centre...

8 Crushed To Death In Post-Typhoon Scramble For Food

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Andrew R.C. Marshall and Stuart Grudgings TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Desperation gripped Philippine islands devastat...

Typhoon Babies Fight For Survival

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Stuart Grudgings TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov 13 (Reuters) - In the chapel of the only functioning public hospital in typhoon-ravaged...

2 Americans Died In Typhoon Haiyan

AP | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says two Americans have died in the typhoon tragedy in the Philippines. Spokeswoman Jen Psaki (SAH'-kee) say...

'Green News Report' - November 12, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Death Toll After Typhoon Haiyan May Be Lower Than Feared

Posted 11.13.2013 | World

The president of the Philippines has said on Tuesday that the death toll from last week's killer typhoon may be lower than feared. Calling the wid...

Feed a "Silent Guest" from the Philippines

William Lambers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Right now there are millions of people suffering from hunger in the Philippines after the super typhoon. There is no food, water or electricity in storm hit areas. Humanitarian agencies are rushing to get aid to the suffering.

Before And After Photos Show Exactly Why The Philippines Needs Your Help After Haiyan

Posted 11.13.2013 | World

Aid continues to trickle into the Philippines as the island nation reels in the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan. Officials said Tuesday more than 1,700 ...

UNICEF Tells Us Where Philippines Aid Goes In Transparent Reddit Talk

Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact

With an estimated 10,000 people feared dead, and aid organizations struggling to deliver life-saving supplies to Typhoon Haiyan survivors, it’s no w...

The Inequality of Climate Change

The New York Times | Annie Lowrey | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

Typhoon Haiyan has left at least 10,000 dead and hundreds of thousands homeless in the Philippines. And it has once again underscored for many develop...

Is This The Best Humanity Can Do For The Philippines? | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact

Now that a storm, perhaps the most powerful in recorded history, has struck the Philippines, with winds gusting to 170 mph, a storm surge exceeding 20...

This Is How Big Typhoon Haiyan Really Was

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

Just how big was Typhoon Haiyan? On Monday, a map by the American Red Cross that claimed Typhoon Haiyan would've almost covered the entire contine...

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 ...

These Personal, Heartbreaking Stories From Typhoon Survivors Show Us Why Help Is Urgent

Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact

Many struggling typhoon victims are without food, medicine and even a way to tell family members abroad about the tragic losses they are facing. So th...

After Typhoon, Filipino Expats Struggle To Reach Family

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS and RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 09.17.2014 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last time Armi Go called her 81-year-old mother in the Philippine city of Tacloban, the rain from the approaching typhoon was...