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    1. MANILA, Philippines – Super Typhoon Yolanda (international code name: Haiyan) taught the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) lessons in disaster response. Nearly two years after the disaster, both agencies continue to stress the importance of improved mechanisms in jointly approaching disaster response. ...

    2. Multi-talented Stanford Medicine student Michael Nedelman has been featured on Scope before for his filmmaking and storytelling abilities. His new film, " After Haiyan: Health narratives in the aftermath of the typhoon ," is a series of vignettes about the November 2013 disaster in the Philippines./p...

    3. As part of its continuing efforts to support communities affected by natural calamities, BDO Foundation, in partnership with Beiersdorf Philippines, recently turned over a newly rehabilitated health center to Cabatuan, Iloilo, one of the areas affected by typhoon “Yolanda” in 2013.

    4. MANILA, Philippines – Municipal officials of typhoon-hit Guiuan town in Eastern Samar said on Thursday, June 25, that had submitted to state auditors documents explaining how its local disaster fund was spent. They were reacting to a report by the Commission on Audit (COA) dated February 11, 2015, that said Guiuan ...

    5. BOSCH, in its 20th year in the Philippines as a global supplier of technology and services, has completed the construction of school structures in Leyte that were damaged by Typhoon Yolanda in November 2013. The company, under its Tindog Pilipinas initiative, has turned over the newly constructed Math and Science center to the Alangalang National High School and a computer laboratory to the ...

    6. When Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines in 2013, thousands of people were killed, in part because they didn't know it was coming or didn't know how to protect themselves. Would an increased use of social media have made a difference? While that question remains open, it is clear that social media should play a larger role in emergency preparedness, says Bruno Takahashi, a Michigan State...

    7. BACOLOD, Philippines - Years have passed since the one-two punch of Typhoon Yolanda and the Bohol Earthquake last 2013 have struck our lands. Dozens of other calamities have come, and dozens of others are yet to pass. Time as they say, heals all wounds, but despite counting almost a ...

    8. Philippines tests disaster information tool

      telecomasia.netJun 29 08:26 PM

      The Philippine government’s Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and the state-run broadcasting company, People’s Television Network (PTV), have built a disaster information system that will enable the provision of disaster-related information through the use of terrestrial digital broadcasting.

    9. Philippines holds drills with US, Japan near disputed sea

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJun 22 07:19 AM

      PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines launched separate naval exercises with the United States and Japan on Monday on an island province facing the disputed South China Sea, displaying its security alliances amid an increasingly tense territorial rift with Beijing.

    10. EASTERN SAMAR, Philippines – After Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) destroyed 97% of Mercedes, Eastern Samar, monolithic domes – said to withstand ...

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