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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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US, UK send warships to help Philippine relief efforts

The United States is sending an aircraft carrier to the Philippines to help speed up relief efforts after a typhoon killed an estimated 10,000 people in one city alone, with fears the toll could rise sharply as rescuers reach more devastated tow

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Destruction hampers typhoon relief

Rescue workers struggled to reach ravaged towns and villages in the central Philippines on Monday while soldiers tried to quell looting in the chaotic aftermath of a powerful typhoon that killed an estimated 10,000 people and displaced more than

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Super typhoon kills over 10,000 in Philippines

One of the most powerful storms recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, a senior police official said on Sunday, with huge waves sweeping away entire coastal villages and devastating the region's main city.

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Over 1,000 killed in Philippines Typhoon

One of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall devastated the central Philippines, killing more than 1,000 people in one city alone and 200 in another province, the Red Cross estimated on Saturday, as reports of high casualties began to eme

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