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Bahrain builds 200 houses in aid for Haiyan survivors

Bahrain is building more than 200 houses in a remote area of the Philippines for families whose lives were torn apart by a deadly typhoon almost two years ago. The Bahrain Red Crescent Society (BRCS) is spearheading the $2 million

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A million evacuated as typhoon lashes China

One of the most powerful typhoons to strike eastern China in decades disrupted air, rail and sea transport on Saturday after forcing the evacuation of more than a million people from the provinces of Zhejiang and Jiangsu, state media reported.

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Thousands evacuated as typhoon set to hit Shanghai

Super typhoon Chan-hom barrelled towards Shanghai on Saturday prompting the evacuation of more than 865,000 people in eastern China, after lashing Japan's Okinawa island chain and Taiwan. The powerful storm could be the strong

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Tourists warned over Philippines typhoon

The Philippines put troops on alert on Wednesday and prepared food and medical supplies as it warned residents and tourists along its eastern coast to be ready for a super typhoon expected to land sometime in the next 72 hours. Ty

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Bahrain to build homes for Filipino typhoon victims

Bahrain will build two vocational training centres and a 500-home residential complex for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, said a report. An agreement on Bahrain's initiative, which follows directives from His

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APM Terminals Bahrain organises relief efforts

APM Terminals Bahrain, an operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port, organised relief efforts on behalf of the kingdom’s shipping community to victims of the typhoon in Philippines. Partners and customers joined APM to donate clot

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Bahrain 'close to Typhoon jets deal'

Bahrain is close to purchasing Typhoon fighter jets as part of the GCC defence, a top UK government official said. UK Defence Secretary Philip Hammond announced yesterday that his government had held positive talks with His Majest

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2013 is seventh hottest year, rising seas worsen typhoon

This year is the seventh warmest since records began in 1850 and rising sea levels caused by climate change are aggravating the impact of storms such as Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wedne

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Royal Caribbean joins typhoon relief efforts

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) will join humanitarian relief efforts in response to the catastrophic damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the company announced. “Our hearts go out to everyone affected by t

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Typhoon death toll overstated: President

Philippine President Benigno Aquino said local officials had overstated the death toll from Typhoon Haiyan, saying it was closer to 2,000 or 2,500 than the 10,000 previously estimated, comments that drew scepticism from some aid workers.

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