Posts Tagged ‘Typhoon’

Ten Dead, 1 Million Evacuated As Super Typhoon Slams Into Philippines

Early Sunday, a super typhoon struck eastern Philippines with ferocious winds and around a million people were evacuated in the capital, where the main international airport was forced to close. “There are so many people who are truly in vulnerable areas,” said Ricardo Jalad, head of the Disaster Response Agency of the government. With sustained […]

Airspace closed, 400,000 Evacuated As Typhoon Hits Japan

Japan has been hit by heavy rain as the country braces for a severe tropical storm with hundreds of flights cancelled and large areas evacuated. Storm Krosa is expected to make landfall Thursday afternoon on the southern island of Shikoku. More than 400,000 people have been evacuated from the region while many trains were halted […]

Nigerian Government Donates US$300,000 to Filipino Typhoon Victims

Ambassador Buba Tekune, Charge d’Affaires of the Federal Government of Nigeria, turned over to Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman, a donation amounting US$300,000.00 (equivalent to PH14,000,000.00) and housing/construction materials to support the Government’s Post-Haiyan rehabilitation efforts and to benefit the Filipino victims of Typhoon Haiyan in a turnover ceremony held […]