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The Impact of Typhoon Rammasun

The Impact of Typhoon Rammasun

Food for the Hungry says this is only the beginning of the typhoon season for the Philippines. Less than a year after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines and killed over 5,000, the island civilians are knocked down again by Typhoon Rammasun.

Tacloban Revisited 6 Months after Typhoon Haiyan

Tacloban Revisited 6 Months after Typhoon Haiyan

By Holger Bergner: A month ago Jo Bishop and Melody Grace Aguilar of the Manila based ‘Channel of Hope Foundation’ invited me to come along to their next trip to Tacloban – and finally the long awaited day came

Thailand: Army Steps in to Impose Martial Law

Thailand: Army Steps in to Impose Martial Law

The nation has seen 11 coups since the end of direct rule by kings in 1932, and there’s concern that history might be repeating itself.

Philippines: 6 Months after Super Typhoon, Housing, Jobs Remain Priority

Philippines: 6 Months after Super Typhoon, Housing, Jobs Remain Priority

Six months after the most powerful typhoon on record pummeled the central Philippines and left more than 6,200 people dead, officials say having regular work and a permanent home is still a priority for thousands of survivors.

‘Channel of Hope’ bring Christmas Presents to Children in Tacloban

‘Channel of Hope’ bring Christmas Presents to Children in Tacloban

The ‘Channel of Hope Foundation, Inc.’ has been very busy collecting Christmas presents for children in the areas affected by typhoon Haiyan.

Typhoon Haiyan: Public Interest is Fading, but some Islands Still Wait to Receive Aid

Typhoon Haiyan: Public Interest is Fading, but some Islands Still Wait to Receive Aid

“We’re still finding islands in areas that nobody has made it to. It’s just unbelievable, a month after the event. But you have to understand: this was a huge storm, a huge area. The areas that you’ve seen on the news are just small areas compared to the overall area of the Philippines that has been hit. There are five major regions affected.”

Typhoon Haiyan: Missionaries Miracle Story of Survival

Typhoon Haiyan: Missionaries Miracle Story of Survival

Suzie Miller sat on her mattress, floating on the second level of her flooding home, not knowing whether she and her husband would survive. But Suzie and her husband, Carl – who serve among the 26 IMB missionaries assigned to the Philippines – knew they were exactly where God wanted them: in their home in Tacloban during Typhoon Haiyan.

Pakistan’s Christian Hospice to Close After 50 Years

Pakistan’s Christian Hospice to Close After 50 Years

In the crowded, winding streets of the Rawalpindi, a small Christian hospice led by Irish nuns has taken care of the destitute and disabled for 50 years. But the hospice that caters mainly to Muslim patients is now being forced to close because of falling donations and rising costs.

Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake hitting the Philippines

Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake hitting the Philippines

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Central Philippines Tuesday morning, killing at least 73 people, injuring hundreds more and damaging centuries-old structures.

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