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Philippines MAAPH001 Annual Report 2012

This report covers the period from 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2012 Overview Being in a country which is frequented by an average of 20 typhoons annually, Philippine Red Cross (PRC), in its...

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GIEWS Country Brief: Philippines 14-January-2013

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Typhoon Bopha causes some localized crop damage in southern Philippines The 2012 main season paddy and maize harvests officially estimated at record levels Cereal imports in...

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China

Natural disasters in China showed 6 features in 2012

Source:China Meteorological News Press Recently many departments included Ministry of Civil Affair and General Office of National Committee for Disaster Reduction organized meetings to analyze the...

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Annual Tropical Cyclone Report 2012

The Annual Tropical Cyclone Report (ATCR) is prepared by the staff of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), a jointly manned United States Air Force/Navy organization under the command of the...

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Big River Rising

On 7 August 2012, extreme monsoon rainfall devastated Metro Manila in the Philippines, forcing nearly 700,000 people to evacuate their homes. To mark this year’s Earth Science Week and International...

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Caritas helping flood-hit Philippines

Caritas is appealing for funds to help families in the Philippines, many of whom are living in temporary evacuation centres following massive floods. Heavy rains in early August left over 100 people...

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Clearing The Way For Disaster Preparedness

The Municipality of Pila in Laguna province often experiences flooding, and one of the reasons for this was the area’s clogged tributaries. After Typhoon Ondoy severely affected the Philippines in...

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GSIS grants relief to Habagat-hit QC residents

Tuesday 25th of September 2012 QUEZON CITY, Sept. 25 -- State pension fund Government Service Insurance System announced Monday that the GSIS Board approved the grant of emergency loans to government...

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Viet Nam

Localities urged to prevent natural disasters

Since the beginning of this year, natural disasters have killed 121 people and injured 225 others and caused property damages of VND1,741 billion. In a recent telegram, the National Steering...

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