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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...
27 December 2011 - 10:54amEven as international military forces prepare to leave Afghanistan, aid organizations are still struggling to help millions of people cope with conflict, environmental hazards, fragile governance and underdevelopment. Humanitarian conditions have steadily deteriorated in recent years, due to conflict and...