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Philippines Typhoon 2013

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 ...

After Typhoon Haiyan, a Story of Devastation and Resilience in the Philippines

Hunter Biden | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Hunter Biden

The people of the Philippines are not defeated. During our trip, we learned a Filipino word -- Bayanihan -- that perfectly encapsulates what we witnessed among typhoon survivors. The word means a spirit of communal effort.

Typhoon Haiyan Death Toll Tops 6,000

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from Typhoon Haiyan that struck the central Philippines on Nov. 8 has passed 6,000 with nearly 1,800 peopl...

Philippine Police Banned From Making 'Selfies' In Typhoon Area

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

Philippine policemen taking part in relief operations after Super Typhoon Haiyan have been banned from posting "selfies" taken in the disaster zone, a...

WATCH: Mother And Daughter Reunite After Philippines Typhoon

Posted 12.03.2013 | World

Ines Olivier waited for nearly a week for news of her mother after her family's village in the Philippines was hit by Typhoon Haiyan. The storm th...

Typhoon Orphans Speak Of Grim Memories

AP | TERESA CEROJANO | Posted 11.28.2013 | World

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — The teenager with unruly hair in a ponytail wipes tears from her eyes as she holds her feverish 3-year-old brother, who...

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 ...

Displaced Typhoon Survivors Struggle To Rebuild Lives

AP | JIM GOMEZ | Posted 11.25.2013 | World

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Romnick Abadines' heart pounded as a Philippine air force C-130 carried him above typhoon-wrecked Tacloban city. He had n...

Just 3 Pathologists Struggle To Identify Typhoon's Dead

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Maxim Duncan TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Three pathologists struggled on Monday to identify dozens of fast-decomposin...

Typhoon Relief Efforts Pick Up

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Stuart Grudgings and Aubrey Belford TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The death toll from one of the world's most powerful ...

Report That Typhoon Death Toll Nearly Doubled Was Incorrect

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

On Thursday, the Associated Press corrected a report that had claimed the official death toll of Typhoon Haiyan had nearly doubled to 4,460 people. Th...

Here's Proof That Climate Change Is Unfair, Doesn't Care Who's At Fault

Posted 11.15.2013 | World

Six days after it was struck by one of the largest storms ever recorded, the Philippines is scrambling to get aid to hundreds of thousands of typhoon ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Typhoon Leaves ABSOLUTE Devastation

AP | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and desperate survivors pleaded for food, water and medicin...

Here's A Terrifying Glimpse Into Typhoon Haiyan

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

The devastating power of Typhoon Haiyan and the sheer horror felt by the people who lost so much in the disaster cannot be understated. This fright...

George Clooney Slams 'Ridiculous' Climate Change Deniers

AP | NICOLE EVATT | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The mounting death toll in the Philippines weighed heavily on the minds of George Clooney and ...

Baby's Birth Is Rare Moment Of Joy Amid Devastation

AP | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

TACLOBAN, Philippines -- TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Cheers broke out Monday in the typhoon-devastated airport of the city of Tacloban in the Phili...

A Father Mourns In Wake Of Super Typhoon

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

TACLOBAN, Philippines -- TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — There is no functioning morgue here, so people have been collecting the dead from Typhoon Haiy...

Disaster Response No Match To Jet-Force Winds And Massive Walls Of Waves

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

BEIJING -- BEIJING (AP) — Hours before Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, authorities had evacuated 800,000 people and sent them to sturdy evacuati...

Typhoon Survivors Beg For Help

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Manuel Mogato and Roli Ng TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Dazed survivors begged for help and scavenged for food, water a...

U.S. Dispatches Aid For Philippine Typhoon Recovery

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

MANILA, Philippines -- MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A US military plane carrying relief supplies and a contingent of Marines has left the Philippine c...