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#typhoon haiyan

# typhoon-haiyan - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Papal volunteer dies in storm as Pope Francis visits Philippines
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Papal volunteer dies in storm as Pope Francis visits Philippines

Jan 17th 2015, 6:41 PM 11,363 Views 27 Comments

Bad weather forced him to cut his trip short.

# typhoon-haiyan - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

How some survivors are left forgotten after major disasters
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# Typhoon Haiyan

How some survivors are left forgotten after major disasters

Nov 11th 2014, 8:10 AM 3,559 Views 0 Comments

Over 6,000 people were killed by Typhoon Haiyan. It’s estimated that for every person who dies – three people sustain an injury, many causing long-term disabilities.

# typhoon-haiyan - Saturday 8 November, 2014

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan
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# Rebuild

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 8th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,220 Views 0 Comments

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

# typhoon-haiyan - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

'When it rains the children freak out because they think it's another typhoon' - actress Evanna Lynch
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# Typhoon Haiyan

'When it rains the children freak out because they think it's another typhoon' - actress Evanna Lynch

Jun 10th 2014, 2:33 PM 6,484 Views 5 Comments

Irish actress Evanna Lynch travelled to the Philippines with Unicef Ireland to see the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan.

# typhoon-haiyan - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Ireland is to send €3 million more aid to the Philippines
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# Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland is to send €3 million more aid to the Philippines

Mar 20th 2014, 8:03 AM 6,339 Views 82 Comments

The Government has also committed to long-term relief efforts.

# typhoon-haiyan - Thursday 2 January, 2014

"If tourists choose not to come then Malapascua will slowly go back into the dark ages"
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# Philippines

"If tourists choose not to come then Malapascua will slowly go back into the dark ages"

Jan 2nd 2014, 7:00 PM 18,294 Views 20 Comments

Eight weeks on from Typhoon Haiyan, Irish dive-school owner David Joyce says holidaymakers shouldn’t be deterred from booking a trip to the Philippines…

# typhoon-haiyan - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Column: My Christmas in the Philippines after typhoon Haiyan
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# Opinion

Column: My Christmas in the Philippines after typhoon Haiyan

Dec 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 34 Views 7 Comments

This year I’ll be spending Christmas on the island of Panay in the Philippines, where families have had their homes and their livelihoods wiped out by typhoon Haiyan, writes Clare Ahern.

# typhoon-haiyan - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines
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# Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

Dec 1st 2013, 2:44 PM 6,351 Views 45 Comments

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

# typhoon-haiyan - Saturday 30 November, 2013

'Cash, not second-hand clothes please,' Irish NGOs appeal to donors
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# Typhoon Haiyan

'Cash, not second-hand clothes please,' Irish NGOs appeal to donors

Nov 30th 2013, 5:34 PM 15,176 Views 100 Comments

Aid agencies say transportation of second hand goods can sometimes mean essential supplies don’t make it to where they’re needed.

# typhoon-haiyan - Monday 25 November, 2013

Irish officials flying out to Philippines to assess aid strategy
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# Typhoon Haiyan

Irish officials flying out to Philippines to assess aid strategy

Nov 25th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,885 Views 18 Comments

Latest figures estimate 4.3 million people lost their homes, double the number of those made homeless by the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004.

# typhoon-haiyan - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines
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# Typhoon Haiyan

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines

Nov 23rd 2013, 5:25 PM 4,367 Views 4 Comments

The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.

# typhoon-haiyan - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Gallery: GOAL prepares 40 tonnes of aid for the Philippines as Pope leads prayers
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# Aftermath

Gallery: GOAL prepares 40 tonnes of aid for the Philippines as Pope leads prayers

Nov 21st 2013, 9:33 PM 6,556 Views 39 Comments

GOAL has said that the humanitarian situation caused by Typhoon Haiyan is as bad as anything it had encountered in its 36 year history.

# typhoon-haiyan - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts
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# The Philippines

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts

Nov 17th 2013, 4:08 PM 7,689 Views 90 Comments

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

The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan
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# Philippines

The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 17th 2013, 2:30 PM 11,741 Views 7 Comments

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

'That dive guide is now homeless. So is the waitress who made your mango shakes and chatted about her kids'
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# Typhoon Haiyan

'That dive guide is now homeless. So is the waitress who made your mango shakes and chatted about her kids'

Nov 17th 2013, 8:15 AM 15,894 Views 17 Comments

An Irish scuba resort owner on a tiny Filipino island is raising funds that go directly to stricken communities in the area, which he says has been ‘flattened’.

# typhoon-haiyan - Saturday 16 November, 2013

In the wake of the storm: Before and after photos of Irish bar show extent of Philippines devastation
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# Typhoon Haiyan

In the wake of the storm: Before and after photos of Irish bar show extent of Philippines devastation

Nov 16th 2013, 8:30 PM 53,585 Views 123 Comments

The tiny island of Malapascau, and the ‘Evolution’ resort run by Irishman David Joyce, were in the direct line of the storm when Haiyan hit nine days ago.

# typhoon-haiyan - Thursday 14 November, 2013

US aircraft carrier steams in to Philippines as UN admits slow response
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# Typhoon Haiyan

US aircraft carrier steams in to Philippines as UN admits slow response

Nov 14th 2013, 7:58 AM 5,816 Views 38 Comments

The head of the UN humanitarian fund says that six days on, logistical problems mean help still hasn’t reached some places.

# typhoon-haiyan - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland give more to the Philippines?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland give more to the Philippines?

Nov 13th 2013, 9:00 AM 13,890 Views 119 Comments

The country has already sent aid worth €1.5 million to the island…but is it enough?

100 tonnes of Irish aid due to arrive in the Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

100 tonnes of Irish aid due to arrive in the Philippines

Nov 13th 2013, 7:59 AM 5,221 Views 16 Comments

The UN estimates more than 11.3 million people have been affected with 673,000 made homeless, since Haiyan smashed into the nation’s central islands on Friday.

# typhoon-haiyan - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Column: People in the Philippines are desperate, stunned and hopeless
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# Opinion

Column: People in the Philippines are desperate, stunned and hopeless

Nov 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 199 Views 26 Comments

As a Filipino, I know we’re a resilient nation – but this time the devastation is so great that people are truly desperate. This sort of disaster is simply unprecedented, writes Dr Natasha Reyes.

Gilmore: Irish people expect us to play our full part in Philippines relief effort
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# Typhoon Haiyan

Gilmore: Irish people expect us to play our full part in Philippines relief effort

Nov 12th 2013, 10:33 AM 5,190 Views 57 Comments

It comes as the US and Britain deploy warships to the islands. Some 10,000 people are feared dead in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

# typhoon-haiyan - Monday 11 November, 2013

Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan
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# Typhoon Haiyan

Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 11th 2013, 8:51 PM 7,645 Views 11 Comments

60 metric tonnes of emergency aid is due to arrive in the Philippines tomorrow from UNICEF’s central supplies in Denmark.

National state of calamity in Philippines as Irish aid agencies call for support
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# Typhoon Haiyan

National state of calamity in Philippines as Irish aid agencies call for support

Nov 11th 2013, 6:30 PM 7,635 Views 21 Comments

The declaration allows the government to impose price controls and quickly release emergency funds with looting now a problem.

'Absolute bedlam' as 4 million people affected by Philippines typhoon
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# Typhoon Haiyan

'Absolute bedlam' as 4 million people affected by Philippines typhoon

Nov 11th 2013, 8:28 AM 8,852 Views 21 Comments

Charities are warning that the death toll – currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

# typhoon-haiyan - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort
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# Philippines

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

Nov 10th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,944 Views 126 Comments

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.