Tag: Philippines

Typhoon hits Philippines: 4 dead & 350,000 evacuated

One person who was reportedly hit by a tree and a five-year-old was washed away after a river overflowed in Albay province.

Pandemic hampers Philippines mass evacuation as typhoon hits

The coronavirus pandemic is complicating Philippine efforts to move hundreds of thousands of people into evacuation centres where social distancing is hard to enforce as a strong typhoon pummeled through its eastern provinces.

Manila shut down as volcano spews ash over Philippine capital

About 8,000 residents of the volcano island and other high-risk towns were being evacuated, with about 6,000 already out of the danger zone by Sunday evening, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council told reporters.

Pope Francis prays for victims of terror attack and natural disasters

Pope Francis, the telegram says, was saddened to hear of the tragedy

Philippines hunts for survivors after quake levels trade building

The powerful earthquake killed at least three people and wounded dozens more.

Strong quake causes damage, injuries in southern Philippines

The region was shaken by four powerful quakes in October and November, which together killed at least 20 people.

Philippines’ 6.5 earthquake kills at least five

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked southern Philippines still reeling from two strong tremors this month, killing at least five people and causing...

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes off southern Philippines

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 hit central Mindanao in the southern Philippines on Tuesday, shaking buildings and causing residents to...

3 die, dozens injured after 6.4 earthquake strikes in Philippines

At least three people were killed and dozens injured when a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the southern Philippines late on Wednesday, authorities...

Rescuers race to find survivors after Philippine quake

Rescue teams in the Philippines searched for signs of life beneath the rubble of a collapsed four-storey commercial building on Tuesday after a strong...