Ecstatic crowds greeted Pope Francis as he arrived in the Philippines, Asia’s most populous Catholic nation, for the first papal visit in 20 years.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
More than 20 people have been killed and more than a million driven from their homes following Typhoon Hagupit, which struck the Philippines over the weekend.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2014
Aid workers have described deserted streets and scenes of destruction in the Philippines as a typhoon started to work its way across the country.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2014
Typhoon Hagupit is on course to make landfall in the Eastern and Northern Samar provinces of The Philippines this evening.
A typhoon has blasted through the northern Philippines, leaving at least 38 people dead and forcing more than half a million to flee its wind and rain.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014
A powerful typhoon has buffeted the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa, paralysing transport and injuring at least 10 people.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
Much of the extreme weather that wreaked havoc in Asia, Europe and the Pacific region last year can be blamed on human-induced climate change, the UN weather agency has said.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2014
Nurses are raising funds to send Filipino colleagues back home to work with communities destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2014
The death toll has doubled to more than 5,000 in typhoon-ridden Philippines as families continue to flee the worst hit areas and loved ones are reunited.
Sat, 23 Nov, 2013
Surviving a super typhoon is one thing, going into labour aboard a military plane during an emergency evacuation is quite another.
Thu, 21 Nov, 2013
Counting the dead in the Philippines is a grisly and haunting experience for those courageous enough to carry out the work.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2013
Children pick their way through rubble searching desperately for their parent’s bodies while begging passers-by for water and food.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2013
Emily Sagalis cried tears of joy after giving birth to a “miracle” girl in a typhoon-ravaged Philippine city, then named the baby after her mother who went missing in the storm.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
Rescuers are facing blocked roads and damaged airports as they struggle to deliver desperately needed aid to the typhoon-devastated Philippines.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2013
Haiyan has made landfall in northern Vietnam as a tropical storm today, after leaving massive destruction in the Philippines.
As many as 10,000 people are believed to have died in one Philippine city alone after one of the worst storms ever recorded unleashed ferocious winds and giant waves that washed away homes and schools.
Sun, 10 Nov, 2013
As many as 10,000 people are believed to have died in one Philippine city alone when one of the worst storms on record sent giant sea waves, washing away homes, schools and airport buildings.
One of the strongest storms on record killied more than 100 people whose bodies lay in the streets of one of the Philippines’ hardest-hit cities.
Sat, 09 Nov, 2013
One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central Philippines today, killing at least four people, forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes and knocking out power and communications in several provinces.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2013
The world’s strongest typhoon of the year has slammed into the Philippines.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2013
Thousands of villagers are being evacuated as one of Asia’s most powerful typhoons this year approaches the Philippines.
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