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Give dignity kits to Marawi women, senator tells gov't

Jul 15, 2017 - 3:00 PM

'Even during normal times, nursing mothers, babies, pregnant women must have the best of care,' Senator Juan Edgardo Angara says

Give dignity kits to Marawi women, senator tells gov't

New images inside London fire tower show 'indescribable' scenes

Jun 19, 2017 - 8:36 AM

The deadly fire in the social housing block has led to growing public anger

New images inside London fire tower show 'indescribable' scenes

Local residents voice anger over London tower blaze

Jun 15, 2017 - 9:16 AM

Residents had complained to the local council over the handling of a major refurbishment of the building completed last year

Local residents voice anger over London tower blaze

Night of horror in London as blaze traps tower dwellers

Jun 14, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Shaken survivors tell of seeing people trapped or jump to their doom as flames raced towards the building's upper floors and smoke filled the corridors

Night of horror in London as blaze traps tower dwellers

Foreign aid arrives as Sri Lanka flood toll exceeds 200

May 31, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake said 16 countries had rushed relief supplies and medicine to assist more than 600,000 people driven from their homes

Foreign aid arrives as Sri Lanka flood toll exceeds 200

Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods cripple water supply

May 30, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Sri Lanka appeals for volunteers to help with a massive recovery operation in the wake of devastating flooding that left 183 dead

Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods cripple water supply

Sri Lanka deploys thousands of troops as flood toll climbs to 169

May 29, 2017 - 4:57 PM

The military says a lull in torrential monsoon rains allowed it to deploy aircraft, boats, and ground troops to evacuate people from flooded areas and deliver food and other essentials

Sri Lanka deploys thousands of troops as flood toll climbs to 169

Sri Lanka steps up relief as monsoon toll exceeds 150

May 28, 2017 - 4:14 PM

(UPDATED) Heavy rains on Friday, May 26, triggered the worst flooding and landslides in 14 years in the southern and western parts of the island

Sri Lanka steps up relief as monsoon toll exceeds 150

WATCH: Filipino firefighters teach young kids how to be safe

May 22, 2017 - 7:57 PM

The two-day summer camp teaches kids from 8 to 17 years old about fire safety, first aid, and firefighting techniques

WATCH: Filipino firefighters teach young kids how to be safe

Brigada Eskwela pushes for better disaster preparedness in schools

May 21, 2017 - 4:34 PM

To strengthen this initiative, the education department wraps up its Brigada Eskwela program with a series of seminars on disaster risk reduction management, and fire and earthquake drills

Brigada Eskwela pushes for better disaster preparedness in schools

Earthquake kills 8 in western China – report

May 11, 2017 - 1:46 PM

The shallow 5.4-magnitude quake struck south-southwest of the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar

Earthquake kills 8 in western China – report

Strong early morning earthquake jolts Mindanao

Apr 12, 2017 - 6:10 AM

(4th UPDATE) The magnitude 6.0 earthquake caused property damage and power outages in Lanao del Sur, the provincial government says

Strong early morning earthquake jolts Mindanao

More than 270 dead in Colombia mudslides

Apr 04, 2017 - 8:34 AM

(UPDATED) Survivors recount stories of scrambling onto roofs or hanging onto trees as a sea of mud, boulders and debris engulfed the village of Mocoa

More than 270 dead in Colombia mudslides

Big clean-up under way in flood-ravaged Australia

Apr 03, 2017 - 2:39 PM

The Insurance Council of Australia estimates the damage bill could reach Aus$1 billion (US$770 million)

Big clean-up under way in flood-ravaged Australia

254 dead in Colombia mudslides

Apr 03, 2017 - 8:09 AM

(UPDATED) Survivors describe gruesome scenes in the Colombian town of Mocoa as rescuers keep up a desperate search for victims in the muck and debris

254 dead in Colombia mudslides

Australia floods still rising with 2 dead, 4 missing

Apr 01, 2017 - 10:20 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from a string of towns in Queensland and New South Wales as the floods move south towards Ballina

Australia floods still rising with 2 dead, 4 missing

Torrential rain, floods hamper Australia cyclone relief

Mar 30, 2017 - 8:45 AM

Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a tropical low as it tracks southeast, but continues to pack damaging wind gusts and dump huge amounts of rain, with Brisbane now in the firing line

Torrential rain, floods hamper Australia cyclone relief

Military mobilizes to help cyclone-ravaged Australian region

Mar 29, 2017 - 3:41 PM

Emergency crews begin assessing the damage but blocked roads and flash flooding hamper efforts, as soldiers, military helicopters and planes start deploying to help restore infrastructure and supply emergency food, water and fuel

Military mobilizes to help cyclone-ravaged Australian region

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 29, 2017

Mar 29, 2017 - 11:26 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 29, 2017

Cyclone-ravaged northeast Australia like 'war zone'

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:48 AM

As day breaks, scenes of devastation begin to emerge

Cyclone-ravaged northeast Australia like 'war zone'

'Monster' cyclone Debbie batters northeast Australia

Mar 28, 2017 - 8:29 AM

(3rd UPDATE) By late evening the storm is downgraded to category two and is expected to weaken further

'Monster' cyclone Debbie batters northeast Australia

No new fire, thick smoke coming from generator – TriNoma

Mar 14, 2017 - 9:51 AM

(UPDATED) Thick black smoke is seen rising from the rooftop of the mall, photos on Twitter show

No new fire, thick smoke coming from generator – TriNoma

South Sudan suffering 'man-made' famine

Feb 20, 2017 - 6:15 PM

Nearly 5 million people are facing starvation and famine, the government says

South Sudan suffering 'man-made' famine

Wildfire razes homes in New Zealand

Feb 16, 2017 - 1:08 PM

Christchurch City Council said more than 1,800 hectares (4,500 acres) of land had been torched in the Port Hills, an area of rugged terrain difficult to access to the east of the city center

Wildfire razes homes in New Zealand

Quake-prone Pacific nations hold joint tsunami drills

Feb 15, 2017 - 6:22 PM

Civil defense offices will rehearse the relaying of tsunami warnings for large quakes off the coasts of Chile and Peru, Colombia and Ecuador, the Philippines, the Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu

Quake-prone Pacific nations hold joint tsunami drills

Sheriff lifts evacuation order for residents near California dam

Feb 15, 2017 - 7:46 AM

The local sheriff's department urges some 188,000 impacted residents to 'remain vigilant and prepared as conditions can rapidly change' – saying that authorities could issue another evacuation order if necessary

Sheriff lifts evacuation order for residents near California dam

Fear, trauma hound quake evacuees in Surigao City

Feb 13, 2017 - 1:30 PM

Some residents of Surigao City prefer sleeping outdoors, fearing another powerful tremor could strike at night

Fear, trauma hound quake evacuees in Surigao City

Thousands evacuated as California dam threatens to break

Feb 13, 2017 - 1:24 PM

(UPDATED) The damaged emergency spillway of earth-fill Oroville Dam, the tallest dam in the United States, is feared to collapse any time, local media report

Thousands evacuated as California dam threatens to break

Surigao quake toll now at 8

Feb 13, 2017 - 10:55 AM

The number of injured people, meanwhile, is now at 209

Surigao quake toll now at 8

Aftershocks rock Surigao days after strong quake

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:38 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology says it has recorded 130 weaker quakes in the area since the February 10 tremor

Aftershocks rock Surigao days after strong quake

Quake-hit Surigao City now under state of calamity

Feb 12, 2017 - 10:20 AM

The city government also says around 20% of the city's population has been affected by the quake, which hit late evening February 10

Quake-hit Surigao City now under state of calamity

Explosion, fire hit Pasig gas station

Jan 11, 2017 - 7:34 AM

The explosion and fire are caused by a gas leak at an LPG refilling station; at least 26 people are injured

Explosion, fire hit Pasig gas station

Russia to rebuild Red Army Choir – defense minister

Dec 27, 2016 - 8:43 PM

Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu says he will do what is necessary 'so that we can restore the troupe in the nearest future'

Russia to rebuild Red Army Choir – defense minister

Main black box of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

Dec 27, 2016 - 4:13 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Authorities have not said how long it would take to decipher the black box, which could provide information on the reasons for the crash

Main black box of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

New People’s Army, Typhoon Nina, Aleppo attacks | Midday wRap

Dec 27, 2016 - 1:06 PM

Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Maria Ressa

New People’s Army, Typhoon Nina, Aleppo attacks | Midday wRap

Typhoon Nina, Leni Robredo, George Michael | Evening wRap

Dec 26, 2016 - 9:09 PM

Watch Rappler's evening newscast with Maria Ressa

Typhoon Nina, Leni Robredo, George Michael | Evening wRap

Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

Dec 26, 2016 - 8:42 PM

(UPDATED) The probe is focusing on a pilot error, a technical fault, bad fuel, and a foreign object in the engine as the 4 main scenarios

Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

Massive search for Russia plane crash bodies

Dec 26, 2016 - 5:30 PM

(UPDATED) Investigators have yet to confirm the cause of the crash, but Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov says authorities do not believe the plane was taken out by a terrorist attack

Massive search for Russia plane crash bodies

Typhoon Nina, Israel-Pakistan, George Michael | Midday wRap

Dec 26, 2016 - 1:59 PM

Watch Rappler's midday newscast with Maria Ressa

Typhoon Nina, Israel-Pakistan, George Michael | Midday wRap

#ShareLove: Volunteer group feeds Manila's homeless on Christmas Eve

Dec 25, 2016 - 2:59 PM

The volunteer, non-profit Food for Empowerment in Emergencies and Disasters feeds 1,000 homeless in Manila and gives them relief packs for Christmas

#ShareLove: Volunteer group feeds Manila's homeless on Christmas Eve

'No survivors' as Syria-bound Russian jet crashes

Dec 25, 2016 - 1:26 PM

(9th UPDATE) Among the plane's 84 passengers were Russian servicemen as well as 64 members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, the army's official musical group also known as the Red Army Choir

'No survivors' as Syria-bound Russian jet crashes

LIVE BLOG: Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten)

Dec 24, 2016 - 6:01 PM

Live updates on Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten), December 2016

LIVE BLOG: Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten)

Indonesia quake toll jumps to 97 as more bodies found in rubble

Dec 07, 2016 - 9:36 AM

(UPDATED) The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake struck Pidie Jaya district at dawn, as some in the predominantly Muslim region on Sumatra island prepared for morning prayers

Indonesia quake toll jumps to 97 as more bodies found in rubble

Natural disasters push 26M into poverty annually – World Bank

Nov 15, 2016 - 2:37 PM

Those numbers will be driven up in the coming decades as climate change amplifies the destructive power of cyclones, flooding and drought, said the report

Natural disasters push 26M into poverty annually – World Bank

Evacuations underway in New Zealand quake areas

Nov 15, 2016 - 8:27 AM

(UPDATED) Prime Minister John Key estimates the quake repair bill will reach billions of dollars but the short-term priority is delivering much-needed supplies to the stricken town of Kaikoura

Evacuations underway in New Zealand quake areas

LIVE BLOG: Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima)

Oct 19, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Live updates on Typhoon Lawin (Haima), October 2016

LIVE BLOG: Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima)

Cagayan, Isabela evacuate residents ahead of Typhoon Lawin

Oct 19, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Provincial authorities in Cagayan and Isabela have started to evacuate residents from low-lying and coastal areas

Cagayan, Isabela evacuate residents ahead of Typhoon Lawin

LIVE BLOG: Typhoon Karen (Sarika)

Oct 16, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Live updates on Typhoon Karen (Sarika), October 15, 2016

LIVE BLOG: Typhoon Karen (Sarika)

Karen maintains strength as it crosses north Luzon

Oct 16, 2016 - 5:16 AM

Typhoon Karen (Sarika) is expected to cross north-central Luzon throughout Sunday, October 16

Karen maintains strength as it crosses north Luzon

UN chief to visit hurricane-hit Haiti as funding appeal falls short

Oct 14, 2016 - 9:26 AM

The United Nations has launched a flash appeal for $120 million to help Haiti cope with its worst humanitarian crisis since the 2010 earthquake, but only $6.1 million has been raised so far

UN chief to visit hurricane-hit Haiti as funding appeal falls short