After the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, hundreds of thousands in the Philippines urgently need help. The 200,000 inhabitants of the destroyed port city of Tacloban are among those hardest hit.
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.
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.
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.
The fighting between government troops and Islamist gunmen for control of Marawi, in southern Philippines, penalizes evacuees by exacting a heavy toll on their mental and physical health. Ana P. Santos reports.
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