In the Philippines, hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated as a powerful typhoon came ashore with high winds and heavy rain. Typhoon Melor made landfall on the country's eastern coast and is now working its way across the country.
Typhoon Nesat has swept across parts of Taiwan, leaving a trail of chaos and destruction. The island is bracing for more flooding as a second storm batters the state.
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.
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.
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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