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Central Philippines suffers widespread flooding

16 December 2017

Tropical Storm Kai-Tak made landfall over Policarpio in eastern Samar on Saturday, according to the Philippines’ national weather authority Pagasa. In the Municipality of Taft, days of rain have left many homes under chest-deep water, displacing at least 1,800 families. Read more on this on Al Jazeera at: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/12/central-philippines-suffers-widespread-flooding-171216094840683.html

 

Philippines: Typhoon and Rescue news updates – 12 Nov. 2013

Philippines: Typhoon and Rescue news updates – 12 November,2013

1. Philippines Storm Update: More Calamity Ahead as Zoraida Finally Enters, Threat Low Compared to Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda (Photos): http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/521349/20131112/philippines-storm-zoraida-haiyan-yolanda.htm#.UoHdSHC-r_k

2. ‘Worse than hell’ in typhoon-ravaged Philippines: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/10/world/asia/philippines-typhoon-haiyan/

3. As it happened: Typhoon Haiyan hits Philippines: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24863480

4. Live updates: The Philippines recovers from deadly Typhoon Haiyan: http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_24495025?source=inthenews

5. Aid efforts begin after typhoon Haiyan kills 10,000 in Philippines – Sunday’s developments: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/10/typhoon-haiyan-kills-10000-in-philippines-live-updates

 

 

 

 

14,000 families in Central Visayas hit by quake | Sun.Star

CEBU CITY — More than 14,000 families in Central Visayas suffered as a result of the 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit parts of the region last Monday. Of the total 73,377 persons displaced, at least 4,265 persons remained Wednesday in evacuation centers — hungry, thirsty and far too afraid to return home.

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