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UK sends more aid to the Philippines
Six more aid flights from the UK to the Philippines will be sent next week, upping the total of aid to the equivalent of $89 million.
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Philippine typhoon death toll passes 5,200
The latest death toll makes Typhoon Haiyan one of the Philippines' deadliest natural disasters on record.
China sends hospital ship to typhoon-ravaged Philippines
The Chinese Navy hospital ship 'Peace Ark' is carrying emergency medical team and supplies to areas of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
Rebuilding in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan could cost $5.8 billion: Official
The scope of the Philippines relief and rebuilding effort following Typhoon Haiyan is becoming clearer.
One man’s Tacloban
The latest death toll from Typhoon Haiyan has risen to 3,633 — among them Angelo Reyes' wife and daughter.
These Instagram photos taken after Typhoon Haiyan are devastating
In the aftermath of one of the world's worst storms this year, Filipinos used Instagram to record colossal amounts of destruction.
China to give more disaster aid to victims of Typhoon Haiyan as the suffering continues
China has announced that it will send an additional $1.4 million in disaster aid to the Philippines.
Typhoon Haiyan: The situation is dire in outlying Philippine settlements
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Typhoon Haiyan: Filipinos deploy social media to ensure no victim goes unaided
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Survivors' panic results in more deaths in Typhoon Haiyan's wake
The official death toll in the Philippines stood at 1,798, as aid organizations worked to find survivors and provide emergency relief.
The damage Typhoon Haiyan left in the Philippines (PHOTOS)
Super Typhoon Haiyan flattened entire towns across the central Philippines and left countless bodies scattered across wastelands.
Weakened Typhoon Haiyan makes landfall in Vietnam
Typhoon Haiyan uprooted trees and tore roofs off hundreds of homes, but spared Vietnam the devastation wrought on the Philippines.
Super Typhoon Haiyan devastates Philippines
At least 10,000 people were thought to be killed in the typhoon that tore through the Philippines.
US Marines head to Philippines to help typhoon search and rescue (VIDEO)
The first wave of US Marines left for the Philippines on Sunday as the death toll from Typhoon Haiyan could climb as high as 10,000.
More than 10,000 feared dead in Philippines
The typhoon left the Philippines a weaker storm, leaving behind many dead, injured, hungry and thirsty.
As Philippines assesses damage, Vietnam braces for Super Typhoon Haiyan
One of the strongest typhoons on record likely killed hundreds of people as tsunami-like waves and savage winds flattened entire communities in the Philippines, authorities said Saturday.
As mega-typhoon Haiyan makes landfall, disaster-ready Filipinos know exactly how to respond
GlobalPost exclusive: Earthquakes, typhoons and volcanic eruptions inspire the best in Filipinos, reports a Manila-based journalist.
Typhoon Haiyan crashes into the Philippines, at least 3 dead (VIDEO)
President Benigno Aquino warned people to leave high-risk areas where forecasters said the storm surge could reach up to 23 feet.
Super typhoon headed toward the Philippines
Typhoon Haiyan will likely reach super typhoon status before hitting the Philippines on Friday.
Philippines investigates alleged abuse in Saudi crackdown on illegal workers
One woman said that Saudi authorities treated her and other Filipinos 'like animals.'
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The Kate Middleton of North Korea: Meet Kim Jong Un’s wife
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Cyclone Phailin: How India's government saved countless lives
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Dozens dead after 7.2-magnitude quake hits southern Philippines (VIDEO)
Scores of were killed following the earthquake, which struck early Tuesday near Bohol island.
Powerful Philippine sect shuts down Manila
The gathering of the secretive and politically influential Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) in the historic district of Manila forced all schools and some government offices to close.
Typhoon Nari kills 13 in the Philippines
Over a dozen reported killed and thousands evacuated as a major typhoon hit the Philippines on Saturday.
Cambodia’s flooding brings specter of disease
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