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FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 5/00 - Philippines

Typhoons at the end of October and early November, brought high winds and heavy rains which resulted in localised flooding, possibly damaging mature rice. A number of people were killed, hundreds...

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Emergency relief: Payatas disaster-landslide

Under the direction of the Divisional Commander of the Central Philippines Division, Lt.-Colonel Anita Orane, Officers and Salvationists have assisted in helping victims and family members of the...

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CWS Hotline - Week of 17/07/2000

North Korea The Partnership With Women Task Group, part of the CWS International Justice and Human Rights Office, is sending a delegation of five North American women to North Korea on August 23 to...

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Red Cross rescue operation in the Philippines

In a race against time, the Philippine Red Cross stepped up its search and rescue operation in the shantytown of Payatas, just outside Manila. After days of heavy rains, hundreds of people were...

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Threat of Infection Grows at Manila Garbage Site

By Roli Ng MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine rescue workers called for extra chemicals and protective gear on Wednesday to ward off disease as they plucked more corpses from the ruins of a Manila...

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ACT Alert Philippines - 1/2000:Tropical Depression Edeng

Over the past week, tropical Depression Edeng, in conjunction with the south west monsoon, has brought heavy rains over the entire area of Luzon and the Visayas in the Philippines causing flooding,...

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Philippines storm toll reaches 27

2000-07-07 11:44:14 GMT (Reuters) MANILA, July 7 (Reuters) - At least 27 people have been killed in the northern Philippines this week in floods and landslides caused by a typhoon, civil defence...

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