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12 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Philippines Haiyan rebuilding 'inadequate', says UN

The Philippines has not done enough to rebuild after Super Typhoon Haiyan, as thousands remain in shanties without power or water for nearly two years, a United Nations representative said Saturday. Many storm survivors in the central region have had to endure relocating to evacuation camps up to three times since Haiyan struck in 2013, and the sub-standard housing leaves ...

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19 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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UN: Rebuilding Efforts Too Slow As Thousands Remain Homeless 2 Years After Typhoon Haiyan

MANILA, July 31 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Friday urged the Philippines to speed up completion of housing for thousands of people made homeless by super typhoon Haiyan nearly two years ago. Haiyan, the strongest-ever storm to make landfall in the Philippines, killed more than 6,300 people and displaced 4.1 million in 2013. "Many families remain housed in collective ...

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JUL 28, 2015 - The Guardian

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Drones: a force for good when flying in the face of disaster

Unmanned aircraft can be put to effective use in humanitarian situations, but a code of conduct is needed to make sure they are used safely and efficiently After typhoon Haiyan wreaked havoc on the Philippines in 2013, killing more than 6,300 people and destroying farms and villages, several relief groups flew drones over the affected areas to survey the damage, ...

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JUL 14, 2015 - The Guardian

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Janet Napoles: US targets $12.5m in profits of massive Philippines aid fraud

Authorities say woman behind ‘pork barrel scam’ bought LA condo, motel near Disneyland and Porsche Boxster with money raised under guise of disaster relief Related: Life in the Philippines: preparing for the next typhoon Haiyan The US justice department has moved to seize $12.5m in assets of Janet Napoles, a businesswoman at the centre of a broad Philippines corruption scandal ...

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JUL 11, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Typhoon Chan-hom Batters China With Heavy Rains, Over 1 Million Evacuated

BEIJING (AP) — Typhoon Chan-hom hit the Chinese coast south of Shanghai on Saturday with winds of up to 160 kilometers (100 miles) per hour, forcing the evacuation of 1.1 million people and the cancellation of hundreds of flights. The storm made landfall in Zhoushan, a city east of the port of Ningbo in Zhejiang province, dumping more than 100 ...

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