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Floods submerge most of Philippine capital
Emergency workers rush food, water and clothes to more than a million people displaced and marooned in Manila.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 05:13 GMT
Deadly typhoon cuts power across Philippines
Tropical Storm Saola has hit the Philippines with unexpected force, killing one and leaving millions without power.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 07:09 GMT
Deadly landslide rips through Philippine town
At least 25 people dead and another 150 missing in a remote mining community near Pantukan town on Mindanao island.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2012 13:22 GMT
Number of missing soars in Philippines floods
Government says 1,079 people are unaccounted for, as true extent of devastation from powerful storm becomes known.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2011 08:41 GMT
UN: Philippines floods damage 'like tsunami'
Aid agencies appeal for funds to help storm victims, amid fears of disease outbreaks in overcrowded evacuation centres.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2011 09:35 GMT
Disease fears in Philippines after floods
Health official says crowded evacuation centres could be breeding ground for epidemics as typhoon death toll tops 1,000.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2011 00:21 GMT
Philippines declares 'state of calamity'
President visits affected areas and authorities ready communal tombs as death toll from floods nears 1,000 people.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2011 12:08 GMT
Death toll rises in Philippines flooding
Officials now say almost 1,000 people killed by Typhoon Washi after it hit villages in the southern part of the country.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2011 02:35 GMT
Mass burials for Philippines flood victims
Officials fearful that bodies could pose health risk with more than 650 people dead and hundreds still missing.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2011 19:24 GMT
Philippines storm triggers deadly floods
At least 436 people killed as flash floods hit Iligan and the island of Mindanao following tropical storm Washi.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2011 04:26 GMT
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