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Typhoon Philippines

U.N. Launches Appeal To Bring Food, Medicine To Children Affected By Typhoon Koppu

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.20.2015 | Impact

MANILA, Oct 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations children's agency (UNICEF) on Monday launched a $2.8 million appeal to help children ...

Experts: What Nepal Needs Most To Stem Baby Deaths During Earthquake Recovery

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2016 | Impact

By Alisa Tang BANGKOK, June 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Families hit by Nepal's recent earthquakes risk losing their babies to h...

More Than 1 Million Evacuated As Typhoon Pounds The Philippines

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2015 | World

By Rosemarie Francisco and Manuel Mogato MANILA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - A powerful typhoon plowed through the central Philippines on Sunday...

1 Million Evacuated As Typhoon Slams Into Philippines

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2015 | World

(Adds typhoon makes landfall, 1 million people evacuated) By Rosemarie Francisco MANILA, Dec 6 (Reuters) - A powerful ty...

A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, 3,000 People Are Still Homeless

Associated Press | Posted 11.11.2014 | Impact

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Four months after she lost her husband and home to Typhoon Haiyan's fury, Agnes Bacsal gave birth to their sixth child ...

Americans Don't Really Care About Typhoon Haiyan, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.29.2013 | Impact

It was one of the strongest storms in world history, but even so, Americans aren’t that interested in Typhoon Haiyan, a new study shows. After su...

Return To Tacloban After Typhoon Haiyan Filled With Terror, Dread And A Little Hope

Kristina Carlota | Posted 01.26.2014 | World
Kristina Carlota

I spent my growing years in Tacloban City, my hometown by the sea. Part of me has always remained there, even after I left for college in the capital ...

Coke Suspends Ad Campaign For Best Reason You Could Imagine

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact

Even while Coke sales are declining, the soft drink giant is still putting its advertising on hold to focus on a more important cause. Coca-Cola an...

'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.

The Philippines Exhausts Its Alphabet of Natural Disasters

Daniel Burgui Iguzkiza | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Daniel Burgui Iguzkiza

Less than one year ago, typhoon Pablo struck the country. Between then and now, there were enough storms to use up names starting with letters P through Y. Then, this week, Zoraida made landfall. That was the last straw.

Philippines President Under Pressure As U.S. Aircraft Carrier Arives

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Stuart Grudgings and Andrew R.C. Marshall TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino was under g...

Dear Survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda

Bino A. Realuyo | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Bino A. Realuyo

I wish you courage as you remind the world that no one wins a war declared against nature. I wish you a torch of light and truth as you fight those who will keep telling you that forgiveness can only be found in silence. I wish you a weapon called voice.

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...

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 ...

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...

LOOK: Aerial Photos Reveal Devastation In The Philippines

Posted 11.12.2013 | World

Thousands of images capturing the heartache and destruction of Typhoon Haiyan have poured out of the Philippines in the last five days, but few have c...

Typhoon Hero Who Saved Trapped Families In Philippines Was 'Just Working On Human Instinct'

Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact

He thought there was a good chance he wouldn’t make it through Typhoon Haiyan, but Jonathan Fitzpatrick decided that if these were his last moments ...

LOOK: Typhoon Haiyan Devastation Continues (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

Posted 11.12.2013 | World

Though Typhoon Haiyan has passed through the Philippines, the horrors are by no means over. Photos from the storm's aftermath depict an apocalyptic sc...

Al Jazeera Reporter Just Barely Survives Typhoon Haiyan

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.11.2013 | Media

A reporter with Al Jazeera in the Philippines lived through a horrendous nightmare on Friday when she was caught in the middle of Typhoon Haiyan in th...

Super Typhoon Turns Deadly In Philippines

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

MANILA, Nov 9 (Reuters) - At least 100 people may have died in the Philippines from the impact of super typhoon Haiyan, a senior government official...

Year's Strongest Storm Forces Nearly 1 Million From Their Homes

Posted 11.08.2013 | World

Hundreds of thousands of people were forced to flee from their homes as Typhoon Haiyan wreaked havoc on the Philippine archipelago Friday. Accordi...

Super Typhoon Haiyan: Where To Go For Help

Posted 11.08.2013 | World

Super typhoon Haiyan made landfall over the Philippines, leaving mass destruction in its wake. The storm is this year's strongest typhoon, sustaining ...

Typhoon Could Be One Of The Strongest Storms In World History

Posted 11.11.2013 | World

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: Super Typhoon Haiyan — which is one of the strongest storms in world history based on maximum windspeed ...

Super Typhoon Rages Toward Philippines

Posted 11.06.2013 | World

A super typhoon equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane is bearing down on the Philippines, posing a major threat to people and property across the islan...