Five days after typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines, relief teams are still trying to reach cut-off communities. In the stricken city of Tacloban, despair is beginning to take hold.
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.
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.
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.
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