The European Union has pledged urgent assistance and relief supplies for the Philippines in the aftermath of the typhoon. The first aid shipment from Germany has already left Frankfurt airport.
When a sexual abuse scandal rapped at the door of Oxfam, the world was appalled. But as DW's Helena Humphrey reports from her own experience in the field, it’s likely that the allegations are only the tip of the iceberg.
A rare storm has hit the Philippines' second-largest island of Mindanao, with at least 230 reported dead. Deforestation exacerbated the ferocity of the flash floods and mudslides.
A mall blaze in the southern Philippines city of Davao is feared to have killed dozens of employees of an American-linked call-center on its top floor. The fire brings added tragedy to a region hit by a tropical storm.
Officials in the Philippines are preparing for evacuations as Typhoon Nina approaches the northern part of the country. The storm is expected to make landfall on Christmas Day.
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