Food, tents and medicine are arriving in the regions of the Phillipines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. But because so many people need help, distribution remains a major challenge - and many are trying to flee.
Progressive global warming will have an outsized effect on countries in Asia and Oceania. In a DW interview, Kira Vinke from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Research explains what makes the region more vulnerable.
Typhoon Nina ruined Christmas weekend in the Philippines, destroying homes and flooding towns in the process. The storm moved over to the South China Sea, leaving at least four people dead and eight missing.
After making landfall on Christmas Day, typhoon Nina is sweeping towards Manila. Despite weakening, the super typhoon is continuing to disrupt Christmas celebrations, with authorities still on red alert.
A typhoon packing gusts of up to 255 kph (158 mph) has made landfall into the eastern Philippines. The island's power and communications have been seriously disrupted.
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