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This image provided by the U.S. Naval Research Lab shows Typhoon Haiyan taken by the NEXSAT satellite Thursday Nov. 7, 2013 at 2:30 a.m. EDT. (AP Photo/US Naval Research Lab)

Thousands flee before big typhoon hits Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of people evacuated villages in the central Philippines on Thursday before one of the year’s strongest typhoons strikes the region, including a province devastated by an earthquake last month. Typhoon […]

11/07/2013

Earthquake survivor Eileen Rose Carabana cradles her two-day-old baby, James Lyndon, outside a hospital in Calape, Bohol province, central Philippines Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. Carabana, 19, and her mother were in their mountain village house when the 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippine island of Bohol. Moments later, she felt an unmistakable intense pain in her abdomen —Carabana was about to go into labor. She was one of five young mothers who have delivered in the town since the quake hit Bohol Island. (AP Photo/Kiko Rosario)

Giving birth in Philippine quake: ‘Push and pray’

CALAPE, Philippines (AP) — Eileen Rose Carabana and her mother were in their mountain village house when the 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippine island of Bohol. Moments later, she felt an unmistakable intense pain […]

10/17/2013

A private guard stands near the damaged Basilica of the Holy Child following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Cebu city in central Philippines and toppled the bell tower of the Philippines' oldest church Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. The tremor collapsed buildings, cracked roads and toppled the bell tower of the church Tuesday morning, causing multiple deaths across the central region and sending terrified residents into deadly stampedes. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Death toll in Philippines quake rising

CEBU, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol on Tuesday rose to 93, as rescuers struggled to reach patients in a collapsed hospital. Centuries-old […]

10/15/2013

Philippines earthquake

Killer quake shakes central Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The central Philippines has been hit by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake. At least 20 people are known to have been killed. The quake sent people across rushing out of buildings and homes […]

10/14/2013

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