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Typhoon Slams Into Northeastern Philippines

AP | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A typhoon struck China's southernmost island of Hainan on Tuesday, forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights as it headed northwe...

Death Toll Of Asia's Strongest Typhoon In Decades Rises

AP | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country's southern coast c...

Photos Show The Alarming Power Of Neoguri

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 07.10.2014 | World

A powerful tropical cyclone, Typhoon Neoguri, unleashed torrential rains and up to 100 mph winds on the southern Japanese Okinawa islands on Wednesda...

'Green News Report' - July 8, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.07.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Japan hit with monster typhoon, while Hurricane Arthur breaks a record...

How a Rock Musician Inspired One Family Dealing With Lyme Disease

John McCormick | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

Watching my son sing along with Morton at the Typhoon concert was an uplifting and touching experience.

Another Season of Climate Risk Looms: Southeast Asian Coastal Storms

Joyce Coffee | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green
Joyce Coffee

This year, nature will make its increasingly destructive annual pass around the globe with its litany of tragic tropical cyclones, monsoons, forest fires and the like. However, each offers valuable lessons that we must recognize and learn from.

Haiyan Six Months On: A Promising Start on the Long Road to Recovery

Helen Clark | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Helen Clark

Six months after one of the strongest tropical storms ever recorded on earth slammed into the Philippines last November, the physical signs of recovery are increasingly visible.

Survivors Face 'Long Road' To Recovery 6 Months After Typhoon Haiyan Slammed Philippines

AP | TERESA CEROJANO | Posted 05.08.2014 | Impact

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Six months after the strongest typhoon to hit land killed his mother and tore down much of their house in the eastern Phi...

Typhoon Makes Everyone Feel Better at the 9:30 Club

Josh Rosenblum | Posted 05.22.2014 | DC
Josh Rosenblum

This past Wednesday at the 9:30 Club, something happened that may not transpire again until the next time Typhoon comes back through town: from a vant...

The Need for Asian Climate Leadership

Mohamed Nasheed | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green
Mohamed Nasheed

From small island states to delta settlements, Asia is the climate frontline. Seven of the ten countries most vulnerable to climate change are in Asia and the Pacific. It falls to Asian governments, whose primary responsibility is to protect their citizens, to respond.

Why Older Adults Face More Danger in Natural Disasters

John Feather, PhD | Posted 02.17.2014 | Fifty
John Feather, PhD

The world is made smaller by these disasters. The boundaries between the heartbreak brought by a typhoon in the Philippines and the tornadoes in the American Midwest are really non-existent.

Kerry To Visit Philippines Next Month

AP | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the Philippines this month to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to helping the Southeast Asian...

Information Saves Lives

David Hoffman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Media
David Hoffman

As humanitarian relief workers deploy to the Philippines and millions of people contribute to help the survivors, it is important to remember that local media are important, that people also need information, that information saves li

Amid the Ruins of Haiyan, a Kitten Connects Us

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

By Jennifer Hardy Not long after I arrived in Palo on the eastern coast of the Philippine island of Leyte - a city that lay in ruins - I heard a s...

Scenes From the Philippines: Post-Earthquake, Post-Typhoon

Charles Knapp, Ph.D. | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Charles Knapp, Ph.D.

ZSL and Project Seahorse are working with the communities and local government units to provide emergency support in the form of packs containing food, clean water, and basic medicines.

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...

Amidst Typhoons and Climate Change, U.S. Spying Network Shows Contempt for Environment

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

Despite mounting evidence that global warming is leading to devastating environmental disasters in the Pacific region, the U.S. and its partners are suspicious of climate change advocates. Rather brazenly, Washington and its Pacific allies spy on those who are intent on reining in global warming.

Typhoon Death Toll Rises Above 5,000

AP | OLIVER TEVES | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record has risen above 5,000 and is likely to climb further, althoug...

Leyte Gulf

Daniel N. Nelson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Daniel N. Nelson

Seventy years ago, October 1944, there was a horrendous sea and air battle in the Philippines. Fought over days, it has been referred to as the Battle...

UK Typhoon Haiyan Charity Appeal Tops $48 Million In 3 Days

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

More than £30 million has been raised by the Typhoon Haiyan charity appeal in just three days, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has revealed. ...

Resilient Residents Begin Rebuilding Their Lives Post-Typhoon

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

GUIUAN, Philippines (AP) -- The knock of hammer on nail, the buzz of chain saws, the swish of brooms clearing up debris from wrecked homes and yards: ...

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 ...

Typhoon Or No, China's Hospital Ship Is Staying Home

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Greg Torode HONG KONG, Nov 15 (Reuters) - While the navies of the United States and its allies rushed to the aid of the typhoon-hit...

The World Cries With the Philippines

Esperanza Garcia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Esperanza Garcia

As a response to the Typhoon, my friends and I collaborated our efforts and created the "Bundles of Joy and Letters of Hope" project the day after Haiyan had hit. We are a group of young women mobilizing deliver essential supplies to the Haiyan survivors.

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 ...