Tag archive for ‘Haiyan’
By Robert On Monday, July 14th, 2014

Philippines: Typhoon Rammasun to hit archipelago Tuesday

Eight months after being pummeled by Super Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines braces to be hit by yet another typhoon Tuesday. Tropical Storm Rammasun (Glenda) churning in the western Pacific Ocean is forecast to More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Central Visayas show signs of recovery six months post- Typhoon Haiyan

PRESS RELEASE 7 May, 2014, Central Philippines – Tens of thousands of farmers are bringing in their first rice harvest just six months after one of the worst typhoons to ever hit the Philippines left their More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Jessica Sanchez, Jennifer Hudson to headline ‘Pinoy Relief’ at the MSG

Former American Idols Jessica Sanchez and Jennifer Hudson will be performing at the Pinoy Relief Benefit Concert at the Madison Square Garden in New York City tonight to aid the victims of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Beijing detention center releases ten Christians, 3 still jailed

Ten Christians from the Beijing Holy Love Fellowship were released after their initial detention on Jan. 24 in China’s capital; however, three Christians are still held at the Beijing Municipal No. 1 Detention More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Angels in the Sky: Hybrid Planes to Bring Disaster Relief in a Compact Package

The recent devastation in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan has highlighted the desperate need for aircraft that can deliver aid and supplies to disaster-hit areas that do not have easy access. Almost More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Pope Francis says family life is top priority in ‘State of the World’ address, abortion is ‘frightful’ Transcript

In a January 13 address to the Vatican diplomatic corps, Pope Francis cited the words of his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, saying that “the language of the family is a language of peace.” Pope Francis I March More...

By Anna Miranda On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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Miss International Bea Rose Santiago delivers very touching speech

The Philippine nation is celebrating today because of the unexpected win of Ms. Bea Rose Santiago, the newly-crowned Miss International. The pageant was held at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel Hall, Tokyo, Japan, yesterday, More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 14th, 2013
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Typhoon Yolanda death toll tops 6,000, Kris Aquino defends brother

Over a month after Super-Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) barreled into the Central Philippines,  the official death toll in the archipelago has now topped 6,000 (6,009) . Kris Aquino in TaclobanImage/Video Screen Shot President More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Typhoon Yolanda death toll nears 6,000, Justin Bieber visits Tacloban

The death toll from super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) rose to 5,936 (5,582 from the Eastern Visayas) while the affected persons have reached 12 million, according to the latest numbers from the National More...

By Robert On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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A month post-Typhoon Yolanda, DOH warns of possible spikes in dengue fever

It’s been about one month since Super-Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) ripped through the Central Philippines causing massive devastation and loss of life. Photo/CDC-James Gathany Now Philippine health officials are More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Philippines death toll due to Typhoon Yolanda now at 5,796, health officials check Leyte’s water systems after outbreak of diarrhea

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported Saturday morning the new “partial official death toll” numbers due to Super-Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda). Leyte, PhilippinesImage/© More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, December 5th, 2013

New Atheist billboards attack Bible, Prayer, Religion, blasting Pope Francis over Philippines support

The most recent billboard campaign from the American Atheists attacks Christianity and Pope Francis on responding to natural disasters, like the typhoon in the Philippines. Sending money is more important than prayer More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Philippines: Typhoon Yolanda death toll now at 5,680, scores found dead under San Juanico bridge

The official death toll from Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines was updated to 5,680, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Tuesday. The NDRRMC also says the More...

By Robert On Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Jessica Sanchez in the Philippines on medical mission

Fil-Mex singing sensation, Jessica Sanchez, arrived in the Philippines Saturday tweeting, “Mabuhay Philippines!!! Excited to be back and ready for@starkeycares @TaniAustin @ and their amazing team!!! Such More...

By Robert On Sunday, November 24th, 2013
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Manny Pacquiao dismantles Brandon Rios in Macau as Tacloban fans cheer

Has the Pride of the Philippines lost it? Not at all most boxing experts would say after the pounding Manny Pacquiao gave Brandon Rios last night in Macau, China, which has prompted more chatter about a future fight More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Jessica Sanchez releases ‘Lead Me Home’ with proceeds going to Typhoon Haiyan relief

American Idol Season 11 runner-up, Jessica Sanchez, announced the release of the single, “Lead Me Home” Friday on iTunes with all proceeds going to the American Red Cross benefiting Typhoon Yolanda More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, November 18th, 2013

Samaritan’s Purse airlifts supplies and relief to assist Philippines typhoon vicitms

PRESS RELEASE: A team from North Carolina-based Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse is already on the ground in the Philippines, working with local partners to coordinate and deliver desperately needed More...

By Robert On Monday, November 18th, 2013

Philippines ‘Typhoon Yolanda’ death toll nears 4,000

The latest numbers from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reveals the number of confirmed dead  in the wake of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) is closing in on the 4,000 mark. In an More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Stephen Colbert promotes Convoy of Hope raising over $100K with ‘Colbert Bump’

The famous Comedy Central talk show host encouraged his fans to support Springfield’s Convoy of Hope, which is currently working to help victims of the massive typhoon in the Philippines. Stephen Colbert mocked More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 16th, 2013
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Philippines DOH warns against eating dead animals

In the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), many people are hungry and food is not readily available. This has prompted a message from Assistant Health Secretary, Dr. Eric Tayag, to advise against people eating More...



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