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.
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.
Security risks and poor road conditions are making it difficult for humanitarian and medical aid to reach an estimated 77,000 people, who were displaced when IS-inspired jihadis took over Marawi. Ana P. Santos reports.
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.
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.
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