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6.0 magnitude quake hits Philippines

According to the USGS, the temblor struck Sapad municipality, reports Xinhua news agency.

published on : 4th November 2018

Dozens feared buried in Philippines typhoon landslide 

The people trapped in the Cordillera mountain area of Natonin were buried when a wall of mud slammed into a public works building

published on : 30th October 2018

Philippines halts quarry operations after deadly landslide

The landslide, one of several incidents from September 15 to 20 in the country, was triggered by heavy rains early morning on Thursday, burying around two dozen houses and the people inside.

published on : 21st September 2018

Philippines Landslide: Death toll at 22, more fear trapped

Dozens were still missing after part of a massive hillside collapsed Thursday on several rural communities near Naga on the tourist island of Cebu.

published on : 21st September 2018

Landslide kills 21 in the Philippines, dozens feared trapped

It's not clear what set off the landslide, but some residents blamed limestone quarries, which they suspect may have caused cracks in the mountainside facing their villages.

published on : 20th September 2018

Philippines typhoon Mangkhut toll hits 81, expected to rise 

Mangkhut swamped farm fields in the nation's agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through at the weekend with violent winds and heavy rains.

published on : 19th September 2018

European Union announces 2 million euros in aid to Philippines

Mangkhut, the strongest typhoon of the season, had lashed parts of Luzon island on the northernmost tip of the Philippines on Saturday.

published on : 18th September 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut toll reaches 74 in Philippines

Three days after the passage of the devastating Mangkhut, more than 20,000 people remained displaced from their homes while an estimated 590,000 people have been affected by the storm.

published on : 18th September 2018

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

Mangkhut has killed 65 people since it tore through the Philippines. The storm killed another four people in China, where Mangkhut weakened to a tropical storm as it churned inland Monday.

published on : 17th September 2018

Typhoon lashes south China after killing 36 in Philippines

The national meteorological center said southern China "will face a severe test caused by wind and rain" and urged officials to prepare for possible disasters.

published on : 16th September 2018

Super Typhoon Mangkhut in Philippines claims first victims

The massive storm cut a swathe of destruction when it struck the northern tip of Luzon island, threatening the lives and homes of roughly four million people. 

published on : 15th September 2018

Philippines checking typhoon's damage, casualties amid rains

Many stores and houses were damaged but most residents remained indoors as occasional gusts sent small pieces of tin sheets and other debris flying dangerously.

published on : 15th September 2018

Philippines starts massive evacuations as huge typhoon nears

Evacuations of residents from risky coastal villages and island municipalities north of the province have started and classes in all levels have been cancelled.

published on : 13th September 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on millions in Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut, which has already blasted through the Northern Mariana Islands, is speeding across the Pacific with winds that can gust as high as 255 kilometres (160 miles) per hour.

published on : 13th September 2018

Millions at risk as Philippines braces for strong Typhoon Mangkhut

Emergency workers have been deployed in the northern tip of the main Philippine island of Luzon, where Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to make landfall on Saturday.

published on : 12th September 2018
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