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# the-philippines - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'There's a daughter never coming home': Vigils held for Jastine Valdez

“Jastine came to Ireland to better herself, better her life and be with her family.”

# the-philippines - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

The evacuation has been stepped up by authorities.

# the-philippines - Friday 5 December, 2014

Millions evacuated as the Philippines braces for another powerful typhoon

“Everyone here is gripped with fear.”

# the-philippines - Friday 29 November, 2013

Rain puts 'fear in the eyes of children' in the Philippines

“You can see the little children when it starts to rain, you can see the fear in their eyes, that what they thought was the end of the world but managed to survive is coming back for them.”

# the-philippines - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts

The funding brings to over €3 million the amount pledged by the Irish Government.

The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan

In Tacloban, babies continue to arrive and are the most vulnerable to the region’s problems.

# the-philippines - Friday 8 November, 2013

Powerful typhoon sweeps through Philippines, kills three and wrecks homes Typhoon This post contains images

Powerful typhoon sweeps through Philippines, kills three and wrecks homes

The death toll from the storm could rise further as at least one other man is missing.

One of the most powerful typhoons on record hits Philippines

Super Typhoon Haiyan – with winds of 315km/ph – smashed into coastal communities before dawn today.

# the-philippines - Friday 17 May, 2013

Flip ya for it? Mayoral election decided by heads and tails

A farming town in the Philippines used a traditional method to sort out a tie.

# the-philippines - Friday 11 March, 2011

Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim

Tsunami warnings have been issued for multiple countries in the Pacific Rim. The Japanse Prime Minister confirmed that a nuclear power plant in the north has been closed down but declared the situation safe so far.