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#typhoon haiyan

# typhoon-haiyan - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Papal volunteer dies in storm as Pope Francis visits Philippines

Bad weather forced him to cut his trip short.

# typhoon-haiyan - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

How some survivors are left forgotten after major disasters

Over 6,000 people were killed by Typhoon Haiyan. It’s estimated that for every person who dies – three people sustain an injury, many causing long-term disabilities.

# typhoon-haiyan - Saturday 8 November, 2014

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan Rebuild This post contains images

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

# typhoon-haiyan - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

'When it rains the children freak out because they think it's another typhoon' - actress Evanna Lynch Typhoon Haiyan This post contains images

'When it rains the children freak out because they think it's another typhoon' - actress Evanna Lynch

Irish actress Evanna Lynch travelled to the Philippines with Unicef Ireland to see the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan.

# typhoon-haiyan - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Ireland is to send €3 million more aid to the Philippines

The Government has also committed to long-term relief efforts.

# typhoon-haiyan - Thursday 2 January, 2014

"If tourists choose not to come then Malapascua will slowly go back into the dark ages"

Eight weeks on from Typhoon Haiyan, Irish dive-school owner David Joyce says holidaymakers shouldn’t be deterred from booking a trip to the Philippines…

# typhoon-haiyan - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Column: My Christmas in the Philippines after typhoon Haiyan

This year I’ll be spending Christmas on the island of Panay in the Philippines, where families have had their homes and their livelihoods wiped out by typhoon Haiyan, writes Clare Ahern.

# typhoon-haiyan - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

# typhoon-haiyan - Saturday 30 November, 2013

'Cash, not second-hand clothes please,' Irish NGOs appeal to donors

Aid agencies say transportation of second hand goods can sometimes mean essential supplies don’t make it to where they’re needed.

# typhoon-haiyan - Monday 25 November, 2013

Irish officials flying out to Philippines to assess aid strategy

Latest figures estimate 4.3 million people lost their homes, double the number of those made homeless by the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004.

# typhoon-haiyan - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines

The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.

# typhoon-haiyan - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Gallery: GOAL prepares 40 tonnes of aid for the Philippines as Pope leads prayers Aftermath This post contains images

Gallery: GOAL prepares 40 tonnes of aid for the Philippines as Pope leads prayers

GOAL has said that the humanitarian situation caused by Typhoon Haiyan is as bad as anything it had encountered in its 36 year history.

# typhoon-haiyan - Sunday 17 November, 2013

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.

'That dive guide is now homeless. So is the waitress who made your mango shakes and chatted about her kids'

An Irish scuba resort owner on a tiny Filipino island is raising funds that go directly to stricken communities in the area, which he says has been ‘flattened’.

# typhoon-haiyan - Saturday 16 November, 2013

In the wake of the storm: Before and after photos of Irish bar show extent of Philippines devastation

The tiny island of Malapascau, and the ‘Evolution’ resort run by Irishman David Joyce, were in the direct line of the storm when Haiyan hit nine days ago.

# typhoon-haiyan - Thursday 14 November, 2013

US aircraft carrier steams in to Philippines as UN admits slow response

The head of the UN humanitarian fund says that six days on, logistical problems mean help still hasn’t reached some places.

# typhoon-haiyan - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland give more to the Philippines? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland give more to the Philippines?

The country has already sent aid worth €1.5 million to the island…but is it enough?

100 tonnes of Irish aid due to arrive in the Philippines

The UN estimates more than 11.3 million people have been affected with 673,000 made homeless, since Haiyan smashed into the nation’s central islands on Friday.

# typhoon-haiyan - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Column: People in the Philippines are desperate, stunned and hopeless

As a Filipino, I know we’re a resilient nation – but this time the devastation is so great that people are truly desperate. This sort of disaster is simply unprecedented, writes Dr Natasha Reyes.

Gilmore: Irish people expect us to play our full part in Philippines relief effort

It comes as the US and Britain deploy warships to the islands. Some 10,000 people are feared dead in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

# typhoon-haiyan - Monday 11 November, 2013

Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan Typhoon Haiyan This post contains images

Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan

60 metric tonnes of emergency aid is due to arrive in the Philippines tomorrow from UNICEF’s central supplies in Denmark.

National state of calamity in Philippines as Irish aid agencies call for support

The declaration allows the government to impose price controls and quickly release emergency funds with looting now a problem.

'Absolute bedlam' as 4 million people affected by Philippines typhoon

Charities are warning that the death toll – currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

# typhoon-haiyan - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.