The death toll from a typhoon that devastated mountainous and coastal towns in the southern Philippines with ferocious winds and flash floods this month has risen to more than 1,000.
Sun, 16 Dec, 2012
The number of people missing after a typhoon devastated the Philippines jumped to nearly 900 after families and businesses reported losing contact with more than 300 fishermen at sea.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2012
A 7.6-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines today, killing at least one person in a house collapse, knocking out power in several towns and generating negligible tsunami surges.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2012
Widespread flooding that killed at least 11 people and paralysed the Philippine capital began to ease today as rescue efforts focused on a large number of distressed residents, some still marooned on their roofs.
Wed, 08 Aug, 2012
At least three people were killed as a tropical storm roughed up seas and dumped torrents of monsoon rain as it swept past the Philippines, knocking out power and forcing many offices and schools to close.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2012
Big waves have smashed a passenger boat into rocky outcrops and sunk the vessel in stormy weather in the south-western Philippines, killing at least five people, officials said today.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2012
At least 13 people were killed today when a strong earthquake hit the central Philippines, destroying buildings and triggering landslides which buried dozens of houses, trapping their occupants.
Mon, 06 Feb, 2012
SURVIVORS of devastating Philippines flash floods face a growing threat of disease, including cholera and typhoid, officials warned as the death toll rose above 1,000.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2011
DISASTER agencies yesterday delivered body bags, food, water, and medicine to crowded evacuation centres in the southern Philippines as officials ordered the digging of graves to prevent disease after hundreds died in flash floods.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2011
With funeral companies overwhelmed, a flood-hit Philippine city has organised the first mass burial of some of nearly 700 people killed in one of worst calamities to strike the region in decades.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2011
The death toll from storm-triggered flash floods that devastated a wide swathe of the southern Philippines has risen to 521, the Philippine Red Cross said today.
Sun, 18 Dec, 2011
Pounding rain from a tropical storm swelled rivers and sent walls of water crashing into two southern Philippine cities in the thick of night, killing at least 436 people, many caught in their beds, officials said today.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2011
The death toll from storm-triggered flash floods in the southern Philippines has risen to more than 120, with over 100 people missing.
Back-to-back typhoons left at least 55 people dead in the northern Philippines and rescuers scrambling to deliver food and water to hundreds of villagers stuck on rooftops for four days because of flooding.
Sun, 02 Oct, 2011
Typhoon Nanmadol began blowing toward Taiwan today after leaving at least 10 people dead and scuttling a visit by a US Navy carrier group in the Philippines, officials said.
Sun, 28 Aug, 2011
Fifteen people are missing after a tropical storm in the northern Philippines flooded a wide swathe of metropolitan Manila, officials said today.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2011
Hundreds of villagers fled to safety in the Philippines today after a restive volcano belched ash and smoke into the sky after a month-long lull.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011
Super Typhoon Megi slammed ashore along the Philippines' north-eastern coast today with ferocious winds of 140mph – the strongest cyclone to hit the country in years.
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