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  • WFP begins food distributions in the Philippines following Typhoon Hagupit
    WFP feeds typhoon victims in the Philippines
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food in the Philippines after Typhoon Hagupit. Around 300,000 storm victims received high-energy biscuits today in 17 different towns in Eastern Samar.The typhoon left almost a million displaced...
  • Aid arrives for island in the Philippines
    Typhoon hit island receives some hope
    Ando Island, a village in the Philippines, has been through two devastating storms in the last year. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the worst ever, struck last year. Just this week, Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) brought more high winds and torrential rain.On...
  • Volunteers help with food distributions in the Philippines
    Volunteers make huge difference in Typhoon Hagupit relief
    Survivors of Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) in the Philippines are receiving food aid. There are many heroes behind the scenes of this life-saving effort.They are the civilian volunteers, helping to make the food packs for the storm victims. On Sunday,...
  • Food aid being prepared for Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) survivors
    Food being rushed to Typhoon Hagupit survivors
    The Philippines government is rushing food to victims of Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby). The storm has weakened as it moves over the Philippines, but has left a trail of destruction.The top priority is getting food and water to people affected by the...
  • Typhoons cause signficant damage to agriculture
    Typhoon Hagupit: an update on damage to agriculture
    Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) is still roaring through the Philippines with heavy rain and high winds. Over one million people have been forced away from their homes.The full extent of the damage won't be known for days or weeks. However, there are...
  • Damage from Typhoon Hagupit
    Typhoon Hagupit: UNICEF says children urgently need aid
    UNICEF is providing life-saving supplies for children and women in the Philippines as Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) batters the country. Food and clean water are desperately needed. The UN children's agency is supporting the government's relief...
  • Track of Typhoon Hagupit
    Typhoon Hagupit: Food needed for homeless storm victims
    Frontline teams of the Philippines government are bringing aid to areas hit by Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby). They are assessing the early damage caused by the storm, which has smashed the country with high winds and torrential rains.After clearing roads...
  • Food aid being delivered to tyhoon victims
    Typhoon Hagupit: food aid distributions begin
    The government of the Philippines is distributing food aid to victims of Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby). The storm is packing strong winds and heavy rains, which will continue through Wednesday. The Department of Social Welfare is sending over 100,000...
  • Typhoon Hagupit roars into the Philippines
    Typhoon Hagupit roars into the Philippines
    While the Atlantic hurricane season quietly fizzled out as scheduled on November 30, but on the other side of the world it's been a different story. A million residents of the Philippines fled ahead of Typhoon Hagupit's Saturday landfall...
  • Typhoon Hagupit batters the Philippines
    Typhoon Hagupit batters the Philippines, WFP prepares response
    Typhoon Hagupit is battering the Philippines with strong winds and torrential rains. Power outages and flooding are being reported.Hagupit currently has sustained winds of near 100 mph. The storm has slightly weakened as it moves inland. However,...
  • Catholic Relief evacuates people ahead of storm
    Typhoon Hagupit: Catholic Relief Services starts relief fund
    Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) has arrived in the Philippines, bringing heavy rains and high winds. Catholic Relief Services (CRS ) is taking action and has set up a relief fund for storm victims.Hagupit is expected to be a slow moving storm, causing more...
  • UNICEF prepares for Typhoon to hit Philippines
    UNICEF prepared for Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines
    As Typhoon Hagupit nears the Philippines, UNICEF says they are prepared to provide emergency aid. The storm, which has sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, is expected to reach the Philippines on Saturday.Heavy rains, winds and storm surges as...
  • Save the Children prepares to help storm victims in Philippines
    Typhoon Hagupit: Save the Children prepares emergency response
    Typhoon Hagupit is hours away from the Philippines, bringing 150 mile per hour winds and heavy rains. Even more tragic is the storm is headed toward the same area leveled by last year's Typhoon Haiyan.Save the Children is getting ready to aid...
  • Tacloban one year after Haiyan
    Super Typhoon Hagupit threatens already struggling Philippines
    At this very moment, the Philippines are threatened by the possibility of yet another Super Typhoon. One the most powerful typhoons of 2014, Typhoon Hagupit has been clocked with winds of 160mph, making it the equivalent of a Category 5 Hurricane....
  • WFP provides disaster relief in the Philippines
    Typhoon Hagupit may cause hunger emergency in the Philippines
    A massive storm, Typhoon Hagupit, is packing 175 miles per hour winds and headed right toward the Philippines. Tragically, the storm's path may hit the same area that was leveled by Typhoon Haiyan last year. You can track the storm at CNN.The...