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Asia: Typhoon Morakot - Information Bulletin n° 2

GLIDE nos. TC-2009-000150-CHN & TC-2009-000150-TWN This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The Federation is not...

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Red Cross races to help typhoon survivors in East Asia

By Francis Markus, IFRC, in Wenzhou, China and Patrick Fuller, IFRC, in Kuala Lumpur More than 100 people have died and over 200 remain stranded as rescue workers in Taiwan struggle to reach...

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Philippines

Philippines: Disaster prevention is better than cure

MANILA, 14 August 2009 (IRIN) - When Typhoon Marakot struck the Philippines' main island of Luzon last week, a faulty dyke was breached, leading to massive flooding and displacing thousands. If the...

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