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Typhoon Haiyan: Your questions to Tim Willcox

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 18:04

The BBC's Tim Willcox will host a live Philippines Twitter Q&A
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British ship to aid typhoon victims

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 17:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain is sending carrier HMS Illustrious to help victims of Philippines typhoon and Prime Minister David Cameron says government aid has now topped £20m.
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VIDEO: Aid to Philippines 'unprecedented'

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 4:49
related countries: United States United States

The American aid effort for typhoon survivors in the Philippines is being stepped up to an unprecedented level for a humanitarian crisis.
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Typhoon to cut Philippines growth

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 1:42

Philippine Finance Minister Cesar Purisma tells the BBC that Typhoon Haiyan could cut economic growth by one percentage point next year.
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Philippines defends storm response

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 18:42

The Philippine government says it is facing its biggest logistical challenge after Typhoon Haiyan, which has affected as many as 11 million people.
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Storm survivors 'desperate for aid'

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 11:42

People are growing increasingly desperate for food, water and medical supplies in typhoon-hit parts of the Philippines, officials say.
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UK aid flight lands in Philippines

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 8:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The first plane carrying humanitarian aid from the UK to the Philippines lands at Cebu airport.
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Typhoon deaths 'fewer than feared'

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 5:41

Philippine President Benigno Aquino revises down the estimated death toll from Typhoon Haiyan, saying about 2,500 may have died.
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TV appeal after Philippines typhoon

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 23:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A television appeal is made by a group of leading UK aid charities after the devastating Philippines typhoon.
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UN launches Philippines aid appeal

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 17:38

The UN launches a $301m (£190m) appeal to help the Philippines recover from Typhoon Haiyan but four days on, many survivors are still without aid.
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Race to save typhoon survivors

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 9:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US and British warships head to the Philippines amid large-scale devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, as survivors wait for aid.
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VIDEO: Philippines: UN calls for urgent aid

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 4:14

The United Nations has called for a "massive response" to the humanitarian disaster unfolding in the Philippines.
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Philippines in 'national calamity'

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 1:48

Philippine President Benigno Aquino declares a state of national calamity following Friday's typhoon, which has killed thousands of people.
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UK sends ship to help Philippines

Monday, November 11th 2013, 21:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK will send a Royal Navy warship to help deal with the storm disaster in the Philippines, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.
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Storm makes landfall in Vietnam

Monday, November 11th 2013, 14:10
related countries: China China, Vietnam Vietnam

Severe Tropical Storm Haiyan makes landfall in northern Vietnam, close to China's border, reportedly killing at least 13 people and injuring 81.
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Philippines devastation is 'bedlam'

Monday, November 11th 2013, 11:46

The Philippine Red Cross says the devastating Typhoon Haiyan has created "absolute bedlam" as rescuers try to reach survivors.
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Philippines battle to move storm aid

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 22:21
related places: Tacloban

Officials struggle to bring aid to areas of the Philippines worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan, with up to 10,000 people feared dead in Tacloban city.
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UK aid for 500,000 typhoon victims

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 15:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain commits £6m to help up to 500,000 people affected by the typhoon that swept through the Philippines.
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Fears of 10,000 dead after typhoon

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 11:30
related places: Leyte

Officials say up to 10,000 people may have died on Leyte island, which bore the brunt of the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
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Hundreds feared dead in typhoon

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 20:54
related places: Tacloban

Hundreds of people are feared dead in the Philippines, after Typhoon Haiyan swept through on Friday, devastating towns and cities.
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Philippines struck by monster storm

Friday, November 8th 2013, 20:22

One of the strongest typhoons ever to hit land has slammed the Philippines, forcing millions to take shelter.
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VIDEO: Philippines gets ready for Typhoon Haiyan

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 12:54

The Philippines braces itself for the arrival of category five typhoon Haiyan which is due to make landfall on Friday.
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VIDEO: 'Super' typhoon heads for Philippines

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 10:55

As typhoon Haiyan heads for the central Philippines, Helen Willetts looks at its forecasted path.
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VIDEO: Quake fells Philippine bell tower

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 11:44

Footage has emerged of the moment part of the oldest church in the Philippines collapsed after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on Tuesday.
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Rescue work as Philippine toll rises

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 9:50

More than 140 people are now reported to have died in the earthquake that struck the central Philippines on Tuesday.
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Deadly quake strikes Philippines

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 16:20

At least 93 people are reported to have been killed after a magnitude-7.2 earthquake hit the central Philippines.
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VIDEO: Earthquake hits Philippines

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 14:40

At least 93 people have died after an earthquake struck the central Philippines, causing widespread destruction.
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VIDEO: Powerful quake strikes Philippines

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 4:37

A powerful earthquake has struck the central Philippines, killing a least 20 people and injuring many others, according to civil defence officials.
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Vietnam and China brace for typhoon

Monday, October 14th 2013, 7:59
related countries: China China, Vietnam Vietnam

Parts of Vietnam and China are bracing for the arrival of Typhoon Nari, which has left at least 13 people dead in the Philippines.
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Indie films stake Philippine cinema claim

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 0:49

Fresh perspectives from Philippine filmmakers
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Philippines siege hostages rescued

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 7:13

The remaining people held hostage in a three-week standoff with Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines are rescued.
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More rebels surrender in Philippines

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 12:02

More Muslim rebels surrender in the Philippines' south, a day after the UN said the ongoing fighting has resulted in a humanitarian crisis.
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