The Wrath of a Storm: Typhoon Haiyan

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‘Business as Usual, Without Our Roof’: Rebuilding After Haiyan

<b>Correction appended: Nov. 26, 2013, 11:55 p.m. E.T.</b><p>The wind thundered in Annabell Coyoca’s ears. It shook the walls and stripped sheets of metal from …

The Philippines government will limit coastal rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan

Philippines President Benigno Aquino will restrict construction on some of the country’s coastline after Typhoon Haiyan destroyed half a million homes and killed thousands, a move that could dramatically improve the country’s resilience to the next major storm. “Part of the President’s orders is to …

Philippines disaster relief: what do you want to know?

Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines two weeks ago, is believed to be one of the deadliest in the country's history. The category-five super-typhoon, which whipped up waves as high as five metres (16ft), caused widespread loss of life as well as destruction to homes, business and …

Young Women Activists Band Together to Fight Typhoon Haiyan With 'Bundles of Joy'

Photo: Bundles of Joy<p>A week has passed since Typhoon Haiyan—the strongest storm to ever hit land—touched down in the Philippines. And each day since has revealed deeper devastation. Across the country's 7,100 islands, 9 million people have been affected, 1.9 million have been left homeless, and …

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Trauma of Philippines typhoon kids

Philippines Typhoons Disproportionately Kill Baby Girls

Day's family killed in typhoon

Australian golfer mourns loss of eight family members to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.<p>Australian golfer Jason Day has lost eight relatives in the devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.<p>The world number 20, whose mother is from the Philippines, lost his grandmother, an …

Philippine typhoon victims seek solace at church

TACLOBAN, Philippines — In the chaos after Typhoon Haiyan, Malou Cabiao had lost all track of time. It was only when she heard church bells ringing that she realized it was Sunday.<p>For the first time since the monster storm swept through the central Philippines on Nov. 8, the 22-year-old nurse …

Typhoon Haiyan and the language of disaster

A lie repeated often and confidently enough can become widely mistaken for the truth, becoming a belief that obscures the facts. False beliefs about disaster follow this model; their poison is concentrated in a few oft-deployed words, notably "mobs," "panic" and "looting."<p>This poison is being …

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Like Food And Water, Women's Safety A Priority For Relief Aid

In natural disasters and war zones, food and water aren't the only basic needs, aid and human rights groups say.<p>Humanitarian crises immediately put women and girls at higher risk of violence, with displacement, loss of security and the breakdown of institutions. Rape in post-earthquake Haiti and in …

Families in the Philippines coordinate their own relief efforts

ORMOC, Philippines — Dressed in shorts and a pink T-shirt, Dimples Juntilla was headed Friday to a village named Friendly, embarking on a mission of mercy in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.<p>Arriving by ferry from the relatively unscathed port of Cebu, Juntilla, a bank employee, bore boxes of biscuits, …

Philippine Typhoon Haiyan: Mother and Son Reunited in Wake of Devastation

Adel Siguan traveled 22 hours by boat to reach her 8-year-old son and bring him much-needed drinking water after Typhoon Haiyan destroyed their small …

Typhoon Haiyan: first glimmer of hope for victims

British military arrives to help in aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, while international aid reaches isolated areas<p>Millions of victims of Typhoon Haiyan had their first real glimmer of hope on Saturday as international aid finally started reaching isolated areas and the first British military relief …

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Delayed Phillippines Aid Arrives

Japanese Relief Team Returns The Favor To The Philippines After Typhoon Haiyan

When a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan in 2011, the Philippines significantly contributed to relief efforts. Now, in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, Japan is returning the favor.<p>On Monday, 25 Japanese medical workers and disaster relief experts arrived in Manila to lend a hand, the …

China's Hospital Ship Stays Home While Typhoon Death Toll Rises In Philippines

By Greg Torode<p>HONG KONG, Nov 15 (Reuters) - While the navies of the United States and its allies rushed to the aid of the typhoon-hit Philippines, a state-of-the-art Chinese hospital ship has stayed at home and in doing so has become a symbol of China's tepid response to the crisis.<p>The decision not …

Estimate Of Number Left Homeless By Typhoon Soars

<b>Update at 4:55 p.m. ET. Estimate Of Those Displaced Soars:</b><p>It's now estimated by the U.N. that 1.9 million people in the Philippines were forced from their homes by Typhoon Haiyan when it roared through on Nov. 8, NPR's Jason Beaubien reported Saturday on <i>All Things Considered</i>.<p>That's a dramatic …

Philippines typhoon: UK commits extra £30m in aid

<b>The UK government is to give an extra £30m in emergency aid following the devastating Philippines typhoon, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.</b><p>The UK's assistance following Typhoon Haiyan now stands at £50m. Mr Cameron said that the scale of the disaster was "becoming clearer every day".<p>He …

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