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Locals and foreigners board a U.S. military C-130 evacuation flight following the massive Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, central Philippines, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Aid trickling into hard-hit areas in Philippines

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Desperately needed food, water and medical aid are only trickling into this city that took the worst blow from Typhoon Haiyan, while thousands of victims jammed the damaged airport Tuesday, seeking […]

11/12/2013

Typhoon survivors hang signs from their necks as they queue up in the hopes of boarding a C-130 military transport plane Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Tacloban, central Philippines. Thousands of typhoon survivors swarmed the airport on Tuesday seeking a flight out, but only a few hundred made it, leaving behind a shattered, rain-lashed city short of food and water and littered with countless bodies. The typhoon, known as Haiyan elsewhere in Asia but called Yolanda in the Philippines, was likely the deadliest natural disaster to beset this poor Southeast Asian nation. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Tons of aid in Philippines, but not where needed

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — The day after Typhoon Haiyan struck the eastern Philippine coast, a team of 15 doctors and logistics experts was ready to fly here to the worst-hit city to help. On Tuesday, […]

11/12/2013

This Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Typhoon Haiyan over the Philippines, at 22:30 UTC (5:30 p.m. EST). Haiyan, the world's strongest typhoon of the year, slammed into the Philippines early Friday. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Year’s strongest typhoon blasts Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into the Philippines on Friday, setting off landslides, knocking out power in one entire province and cutting communications in the country’s central […]

11/07/2013

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

Philippine Coast Guard divers bring down a rubber boat as they prepare to be deployed to augment rescue operations in Cebu from their headquarters in Manila, Philippines on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Divers search Philippine ferry for 213 missing

CEBU, Philippines (AP) — Divers combed through a sunken ferry Saturday to retrieve the bodies of more than 200 people missing from an overnight collision with a cargo vessel near the central Philippine port of […]

08/16/2013

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