Some aid is finally reaching the worst-hit areas of the Philippine archipelago, but elsewhere, survivors are still hungry, thirsty and homeless.
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.
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.
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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