Tag archive for ‘Typhoon Yolanda’
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 Robert On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Philippines: Post-Typhoon Tacloban ripe for infectious disease outbreaks

Health officials in the Eastern Visayas report seeing increased numbers of three infectious diseases in the region of Tacloban, Leyte and other Typhoon Yolanda ravaged areas, according to a Philippine Information 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 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
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Anne Curtis ‘unselfie’ graces cover of Preview magazine

Just weeks after her drunken outburst at a Taguig City bar made headlines everywhere, and just days after her Twitter statement and apology was posted, the Philippines “Princess of All Media” is the 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 Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Philippines: Eastern Visayas death toll at 5,240, businesses and hospitals begin to reopen in Tacloban

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) confirmed that death toll has reached 5,240 in Eastern Visayas as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the Philippines News Agency Nov. 27. Image/CIA Citing 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 Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Philippines: Health officials verifying deaths due to tetanus and leptospirosis

Reports of deaths due to infectious diseases are now being confirmed as Assistant Health Secretary Dr. Eric Tayag tweeted that fatalities due to tetanus and leptospirosis is confirmed on Thursday. Computer Screen More...

By Robert On Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Philippines: Mass vaccination campaign launched in Tacloban, Cebu

In an effort to prevent infectious disease outbreaks among the vulnerable in the hardest hit areas of the Philippines in the wake of Super-Typhoon Haitan (Yolanda), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Philippines 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

The Empire State Building dons the colors of the Philippines flag

The world famous 103-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City will be lit up with the colors of the Philippines flag Friday and Saturday night, according to the official Empire State Building More...

By Robert On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Philippines ‘official’ death toll from Typhoon Yolanda now at 3,621:NDRRMC

After seeing reports of a possible 10,000 fatalities in the city of Tacloban flood the internet over the past several days, the police official responsible for saying that number has been “relieved from his More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Jessica Sanchez to perform concert to raise money for Typhoon Yolanda victims

Singing superstar and American Idol Season 11 runner-up, Jessica Sanchez has announced she will be performing a concert to raise funds to help the victims of Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines. Jessica SanchezImage/Video More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Angel Locsin and Anne Curtis assist in the relief of Typhoon Yolanda victims

With all the devastation surrounding Typhoon Yolanda, it’s great to see the celebs come out and get their hands dirty to help out those less fortunate. Angel Locsin working with the Red CrossImage/Angel Locsin More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Philippines DOH Sec. Ona: ‘Risk for diarrhea, respiratory illnesses, leptospirosis and influenza outbreaks remain high’

In the wake of the destruction from Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) announced in a press release Nov. 13, the deployment of medical teams, both domestic and international, to More...



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