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Typhoon Haiyan

Reporters Capture Horrifying Footage of Typhoon

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.12.2013 | Media

Several news outlets have revealed devastating raw footage captured during Typhoon Haiyan on Friday, said to be the "most powerful typhoon to ever mak...

WATCH: Philippines Climate Negotiator Makes Emotional Plea

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

As the Philippines reeled in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan on Monday, a climate negotiator from the island nation made an emotional statement at the UN c...

Snapshots From Philippines Typhoon Disaster Zone

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

-- Four days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated islands in the central Philippines, survivors are desperate for food and clamoring to be evacuated. Here...

Typhoon Response Highlights Philippines' Weak Infrastructure

AP | KELVIN CHAN and TERESA CEROJANO | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Under a reforming president, the Philippines emerged as a rising economic star in Asia but the trail of death and destruc...

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...

Philippines Typhoon Death Toll Climbs

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The government has raised the official death toll from the Philippines typhoon disaster to 1,744 people, with the final n...

Experts Blame Typhoon Devastation Partly On Humans

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nature and man together cooked up the disaster in the Philippines. Geography, meteorology, poverty, shoddy construction, a boomin...

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...

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 ...

Typhoons, Climate Negotiations and a Reality Check

Rachel Smolker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Rachel Smolker

Even the environmental groups like to call for renewable energy ad nauseum. It sounds nice, but nobody has bothered to seriously debate what IS renewable.

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...

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...

MAP: The City At The Center Of The Storm

BBC | Posted 01.11.2014 | World

A rescue operation is underway in the Philippines in the wake of one of the strongest storms ever to hit the country. Typhoon Haiyan left a trail of d...

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 ...

Typhoon Haiyan Aid Trickles In As Survivors Plead For Help

AP | JIM GOMEZ and TODD PITMAN | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact

TACLOBAN, Philippines -- TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced a daunting relief effort that had barely begun Monday...

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...

NBA, NBPA Donate $250,000 To Typhoon Relief Efforts

AP | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA and NBA Players Association are donating $250,000 to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF's emergency r...

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...

Typhoon Storm Surges Caught Philippines By Surprise

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN and OLIVER TEVES | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

MANILA, Philippines — MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hours before Typhoon Haiyan hit, Philippine authorities moved 800,000 people to sturdy evacua...

Typhoon Haiyan Death Toll Hits 942

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

TACLOBAN, Philippines — TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military says it has confirmed 942 people have died in the aftermath of Ty...

DEVASTATED

AP/HuffPost | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Associated Press TACLOBAN, Philippines -- TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) -- As many as 10,000 people are believed to have died in one Philippine city...