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04/06/2013 - Blog post
Gallos Sinao, the leader of a small mountain village inhabited by Manguangan tribal people in the southern Phiippine province of Mindanao, slowly rubs his gnarled hand across his weatherbeaten face: “I tell you: In my more than 70 years, I have...
05/03/2013 - News
An additional €7 million of humanitarian aid have been released by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department ECHO to help those affected by typhoon Bopha.
20/02/2013 - Blog post
In a desolate valley full of rubble, rocks and black sand stands a 2 x 4 meter concrete slab with the names of over 200 people who died when Typhoon Bopha hit the Philippine’s southern province of Mindanao. This lone concrete monument bears...
29/01/2013 - Photo story
The European Union has decided to commit an additional 7 million EURO to provide vital humanitarian assistance to the people of Mindanao still suffering the aftereffects of Typhoon Bopha (Pablo). This more than triples EU assistance to the survivors...
11/12/2012 - Photo story
Following the five-day passage of Typhoon Bopha across the Philippines in early December 2012 and an assessment that identified large-scale, unmet humanitarian needs, the European Commission released €3 million to provide emergency assistance to...
11/12/2012 - News
Following the five-day passage of Typhoon Bopha across the Philippines last week and an assessment that has identified large-scale humanitarian needs, today ECHO released €3 million to provide emergency assistance to those worst affected, targeting...
10/10/2012 - Blog post
When the earth started to shake the Municipal Mayor of St. Bernard, Rico C. Rentuza, knew that he had only minutes to assess the situation. The destruction caused by the earthquake was the least of his worries. He knew that such tremors could spark...
03/04/2012 - Blog post
Maria, a young 21-year old woman expecting her first child, walks around the market in the town of Iligan in the southern province of Mindanao. The market is well stocked with dozens of different types of rice, many varieties of fresh vegetables...

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