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Feeding the Masses When Disaster Hits the Philippines

DINAGAT ISLANDS, Philippines Alex Balut and Precious Leano were still feeding families displaced by Super Typhoon Noru in late September. when word came that another major storm, Nalgae, was heading towards the Philippines. Husband and wife, founders of Art Relief Mobile Kitchen, a volunteer group that provides hot meals after natural disasters, quickly dealt with

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Reports Say UN Climate Negotiators Ready for Disaster Relief Fund Deal

Negotiators at UN climate talks said on Saturday that they have reached a potentially breakthrough deal to create a fund to help poor countries that have been the victims of climate change damage exacerbated by the carbon pollution of rich countries. Citing several international cabinet ministers, the Associated Press reported on Saturday that an agreement

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Noticias de dinero

P5-B Disaster Credit Available – Pag-IBIG

Pag-IBIG Foundation leaders announced that the agency has provided 5 billion pesos in a disaster loan to help members affected by Tropical Storm Paeng. “We are ready to help our members affected by Typhoon Paeng with our Disaster Loan Program. We initially identified a total of 344,000 affected participants in Region 4A (Calabarzon or Cavite,

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Seoul Halloween stampede: how the Itaewon disaster unfolded

CNN — A graduate in her first full-time job; a teenager who helped raise his siblings after their father’s death; an international exchange student excited about his first trip to Asia. In the seven days since 156 people were killed in a Halloween stampede in the South Korean capital, the names and stories of those

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DTI introduces price freeze in disaster areas

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) once again reminded businesses in distressed areas that prices for essentials will be frozen after Tropical Storm Peng devastated the areas. The DTI said in a statement that it is coordinating closely with the Civil Defense Administration regarding the announcement of the state of emergency, and automatic price

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Entretenimiento

South Korean variety shows canceled after Itaewon disaster

SEVERAL K-pop artists including BTS, Tomorrow X Together and Twice have announced the postponement or cancellation of events following a disastrous crowd that killed 154 people in Seoul’s Itaewon district on Saturday night. The splash occurred in an 11-foot-wide alleyway with congested foot traffic, resulting in fatal body compression. The incident is one of the

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