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Typhoon Goni hits the Philippines, killing 4 and displacing hundreds

The Daily Mail reports: “Four people died and hundreds fled their homes on Friday when a category three typhoon bore down on the northern Philippines, disaster officials said. (Break) Civil defence and regional police officials said four people died, one … Continue reading

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Cyclone Pam ‘wipes out’ development

Herald Scotland reports on the situation on the pacific island nation of Vanuatu after being hit by cyclone Pam: The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has lost years of development progress and must “start anew” following a powerful cyclone that … Continue reading

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Mudslides, flash floods kill at least 53 in Philippines

Reuters reports on the situation in the Phillipines as the widespread phenomenon of rains and flooding that has affected many parts of the world this winter takes its toll on the South-East of Asia: Flash floods and mudslides have killed … Continue reading

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Typhoon Hagupit begins slow trek across Philippines, deadly floods likely

Mashable reports as typhoon Hagupit hits the Phillipines: Typhoon Hagupit, which was once the strongest typhoon of the year, made its first of possibly six landfalls as of 10:15 a.m. ET (9:15 a.m., local time) near the northern edge of … Continue reading

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