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Emergency Supplies for Flood Victims in Manila

Emergency Supplies for Flood Victims in Manila

It’s not unusual for the Philippines to be under water in August. While many countries in the West battle the “dog-days of summer,” countries in southern Asia and Oceania fight torrential rain and flooding. The Philippines are especially affected: approximately 20 tropical cyclones hit the archipelago each year.

Philippine Ferry Accident, 26 Dead, 200 Missing

Philippine Ferry Accident, 26 Dead, 200 Missing

Divers are searching for more than 200 people missing in the central Philippines after a passenger ferry collided with a cargo ship Friday night and quickly sank off the coast of Cebu province. At least 28 people are known dead, with an unknown number believed to be trapped in the ferry more than 30 meters underwater.

Philippines: Three Millionth Visitor welcomed on Ministry Ship

Philippines: Three Millionth Visitor welcomed on Ministry Ship

While Logos Hope has been traveling the world taking God’s Word into difficult areas of the world, the Operation Mobilization ship ministry celebrated a milestone. On Logos Hope’s second day in Puerto Princesa, crew and staff welcomed the three millionth visitor to the ship on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

Bishops’ Appeal: “Preserve the Natural Environment to save Mindanao”

Bishops’ Appeal: “Preserve the Natural Environment to save Mindanao”

Kidapawan, Philippines – It is urgent to preserve the natural environment, and save the island of Mindanao: this is a joint urgent appeal by the Bishops of the four dioceses on the island of Mindanao, in southern Philippines: Kidapawan, Marbel, Digos and Cotabato.

Philippine Church Defending Rights of Tribal Ati in Boracay

Philippine Church Defending Rights of Tribal Ati in Boracay

Boracay – The Philippine island of Boracay is a tourist paradise, an island that includes beaches among the most beautiful of Southeast Asia. But it is also the scene of abuse and violence suffered by indigenous peoples of the island, the tribal Ati: the Philippine Church is deployed by their side, to defend the prerogatives, rights, and protect their very existence.

Filipino Christian Leader and Bishop Goes on to his Reward

Filipino Christian Leader and Bishop Goes on to his Reward

Bishop Fred Magbanua, a pastor, church planter, and denominational leader with wide influence in the Philippines, graduated to his heavenly reward January 21st in the Philippines.

Believers Reach Out to Help in the Aftermath of Typhoon Bopha

Believers Reach Out to Help in the Aftermath of Typhoon Bopha

Typhoon Bopha, known locally as Pablo, was the world’s deadliest disaster in 2012. It struck the Philippines at dawn on December 4, and the 500 kilometer-wide (311 miles) storm destroyed everything in its path.

Philippines: Clashes Between Rebels and Al-Qaida-Linked Group

Philippines: Clashes Between Rebels and Al-Qaida-Linked Group

At least 22 people have been killed in the southern Philippines, in clashes between a Muslim rebel group and al-Qaida-linked militants holding a Jordanian reporter hostage.

Red Cross Appeal for Emergency Aid to Flood Victims in Mozambique

Red Cross Appeal for Emergency Aid to Flood Victims in Mozambique

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says it needs $700,000 for emergency aid to flood victims in Mozambique. A quarter of a million people are affected by the ongoing floods, with an estimated 140,000 made homeless.

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