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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# the Philippines

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'There's a daughter never coming home': Vigils held for Jastine Valdez
“Jastine came to Ireland to better herself, better her life and be with her family.”
Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines
The evacuation has been stepped up by authorities.
Millions evacuated as the Philippines braces for another powerful typhoon
“Everyone here is gripped with fear.”
Rain puts 'fear in the eyes of children' in the Philippines
“You can see the little children when it starts to rain, you can see the fear in their eyes, that what they thought was the end of the world but managed to survive is coming back for them.”
Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts
The funding brings to over €3 million the amount pledged by the Irish Government.
The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan
In Tacloban, babies continue to arrive and are the most vulnerable to the region’s problems.
Powerful typhoon sweeps through Philippines, kills three and wrecks homes
The death toll from the storm could rise further as at least one other man is missing.
One of the most powerful typhoons on record hits Philippines
Super Typhoon Haiyan – with winds of 315km/ph – smashed into coastal communities before dawn today.
Flip ya for it? Mayoral election decided by heads and tails
A farming town in the Philippines used a traditional method to sort out a tie.
Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim
Tsunami warnings have been issued for multiple countries in the Pacific Rim. The Japanse Prime Minister confirmed that a nuclear power plant in the north has been closed down but declared the situation safe so far.