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    1. Philippines braces for stronger typhoons

      ABS-CBNNEWS.comMay 25 03:30 AM

      The Philippines is hit by an average of 20 tropical cyclones every year, many of which are deadly and destructive.

    2. By Purple Romero BATANGAS, Philippines (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Muslim cleric from the city of Batangas walked up to Archbishop Ramon Arguelles and held out his hand. "I am Imam Abdul Karim," he said, introducing himself. "I want to join you in your fight against coal." Arguelles, a prominent Catholic figure from the neighboring city of Lipa, smiled and firmly shook Karim's hand.

    3. Bualoi added to typhoon list

      香港政府新聞網May 26 02:42 AM

      Bualoi has been added to this year's list of tropical cyclone names in the western North Pacific and the South China Sea, the Hong Kong Observatory announced today. Thailand proposed Bualoi, the name of a Thai dessert to replace Rammasun. The United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific - World Meteorological Organisation Typhoon Committee endorsed the name at its 48th ...

    4. TWO dedicated teenagers have raised enough money to build houses for families in the Philippines left homeless after Typhoon Haiyan hit the country more than two years ago.

    5. Disaster response center launched in Visayas

      Office of the President - PhilippinesApr 26 11:15 PM

      The center was conceived as a result of the lessons learned from the response to Typhoon Yolanda.

    6. Compassion for Yolanda victims

      Manila Standard TodayMay 07 09:15 AM

      Survivors of Typhoon ‘‘Yolanda,’’ the deadliest tropical cyclone to hit the Philippines that left more than 6,000 dead in November 2013, have underscored the need for leaders who will be able to respond quickly and with compassion in times of disasters.

    7. A legal case will consider if the emissions of 50 fossil fuel companies violate the human rights of those hit by extreme weather Can Chevron, ExxonMobil and BP be held accountable for the vulnerable communities most affected by climate change? It’s a question a legal case in the Philippines could answer. Last month, lawyers for the petitioners met with the Commission on Human Rights of the ...

    8. By Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA (Reuters) - While Philippine elections this month were dominated by talk about crushing crime, the next president faces another critical early test: ensuring there is enough rice for the country's more than 100 million people. The Philippine crop is suffering mounting drought damage, just as the country's big Asian rice suppliers also suffer from an El Nino weather ...

    9. MANILA, May 13, 2016— A Church charity has called for the next administration’s urgent action in investigating the Aquino government’s unused Yolanda funds amounting to billions of pesos. According to Caritas Philippines, the public, especially the typhoon victims, deserve to know how the hefty donations given by foreign donors were spent. “This is an important [...]

    10. A Church charity has called for the next administration’s urgent action in investigating the Aquino administration’s unused Supertyphoon Yolanda funds amounting to billions of pesos. According to Caritas Philippines, the public, especially the typhoon victims, deserve to know how the hefty donations given by foreign donors were spent. “This is an

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