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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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# Typhoon
Eight killed as mob storms Philippine rice store
A large crowd of hungry survivors carried away more than 100,000 bags of rice.
Column: People in the Philippines are desperate, stunned and hopeless
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.
# Philippines
In Pictures: Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan attempt to leave Tacloban
Evacuation flights from the devastated city are scarce, meaning that tensions are rising.
# typhoon haiyan
National state of calamity in Philippines as Irish aid agencies call for support
The declaration allows the government to impose price controls and quickly release emergency funds with looting now a problem.
# typhoon haiyan
'Absolute bedlam' as 4 million people affected by Philippines typhoon
Charities are warning that the death toll – currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.
# Philippines
Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort
200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.
# Typhoon
Irish aid workers in Philippines report roads 'blocked due to dead bodies'
Plan Ireland has launched an emergency appeal, commenting that reports have underestimated the numbers of people who will need help to repair their homes and get their lives back on track.
# Typhoon
Typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 in one city alone
Several hundred people have been confirmed dead in the Philippines, but that could rise dramatically as more cities report in.
# Death Toll
Over 100 people confirmed dead in Philippines typhoon, death toll could reach 1,000
The typhoon moved on to Vietnam today.
# Typhoon
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.
# Natural Disaster
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.
# China
Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast
At least two people were reported killed and more than 1,200 homes were destroyed.
# Asia
Flights cancelled and nuclear power plant on alert as typhoon hits China
Hong Kong International Airport said 370 arriving and departing flights were cancelled and another 64 delayed.
# China
More than 200 dead or missing after China rain and landslides
The country is braced for an approaching typhoon, while the flood alert status has been raised on the Yangtze river.
# Bopha
350 dead, 400 missing in Philippine typhoon
At least 200 of the victims died in Compostela Valley alone, including 78 villagers and soldiers who perished in a flash flood.
# Philippines
238 dead, hundreds missing following Philippines typhoon
Typhoon Bopha slammed into the southern island of Mindanao yesterday, leading to scenes of utter devastation.
# Bopha
Typhoon Bopha kills at least 40 in Philippines
The villagers and soldiers drowned when torrents of water dumped by the powerful typhoon rushed down a mountain, engulfing the victims.
# Japan
Powerful typhoon hits Japan mainland
A 29-year-old man was swept away by high waves when Jelawat hit Okinawa and was later confirmed dead, while at least 140 people were injured.
# team ireland
Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians
Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.
# Flooding
In photos: Philippines battered by Typhoon Saola
At least eight killed and tens of thousands displaced by Pacific storm.
# Review 2011
In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011
Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.
# Emergency
Irish aid arrives in Philippines after Typhoon Washi
The tents and blankets were sent in the wake of the devastating typhoon which killed over 1,000 earlier this month.
# Typhoon
Floods recede slowly in storm-battered Philippines
At least 56 people have been killed after two back-to-back typhoons hit the Philippines over the weekend.
# Typhoon
Video: Seven killed, thousands evacuated as typhoon strikes Philippines
Gusts of up to 170km an hour and heavy rainfall are causing serious flooding and power cuts across the capital Manila.
# Typhoon
Japan typhoon kills 13 and dumps rain in tsunami zone
Officials at the earthquake-ravaged Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant have said the worst is now over.
# Japan
Typhoon dumps record rainfall and kills 20 in Japan
At least 50 people are reported to be missing.
# Libya
Libya calls immediate ceasefire following UN no-fly resolution
Libya’s foreign minister says his country will halt all military action – just hours after the UN votes to impose a no-fly zone.
# Typhoon
Super typhoon hits the Philippines
Thousands flee as the strongest typhoon in four years slams the northeastern Philippines.
# Typhoon
Hundreds evacuated as Philippines braces for typhoon
Typhoon Megi travelling with winds reaching over 140 miles per hour.