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24 January 2013 - 8:52pmUN agencies and humanitarian organizations appealed today for more funding to help families affected by Typhoon Bopha, which swept through the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines last December, causing massive destruction to homes and basic infrastructure. The revised Bopha response plan...
26 April 2012 - 4:13pmThe Philippines is one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries. One third of its population of 94.9 million people live below the poverty line and are vulnerable to the typhoons, floods, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions that plague the country. In 2011, there were 21 natural disasters in the...