Friday, November 22, 2013
News

Sailors’ Society’s Typhoon Haiyan Relief Effort Update

The international maritime community has helped Sailors' Society charity raise nearly 70% of their £100,000 goal to help our Filipino seafarers reach loved ones back home. Here's an update on their relief efforts and how you can help:

November 22, 2013
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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Maritime News

Under Extreme Criticism, China Decides to Send Hospital Ship to Philippines

By Greg Torode HONG KONG, Nov 20 (Reuters) – China is sending a state-of-the-art hospital ship to the Philippines following criticism that it was slow and stingy in its response...

November 20, 2013
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
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Defense

USNS Bowditch: A Little-Known, But Critical Element of the Philippine Relief Effort

Besides obliterating entire villages, killing thousands, and otherwise creating an incredible mess of the Philippines, Super Typhoon Haiyan and its resulting storm surge wreaked havoc to a large swath of...

November 19, 2013
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Monday, November 18, 2013
Defense

Typhoon Haiyan: U.S. Navy’s Relief Effort By the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

  According to the American Red Cross, around 10 million people across 40 provinces have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan, with as many as 600,000 people displaced following the storm’s epic...

November 18, 2013
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Friday, November 15, 2013
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News

No Sign Of Help For Philippines From China’s Hospital Ship

By Greg Torode HONG KONG, Nov 15 (Reuters) – While the navies of the United States and its allies rushed to the aid of the typhoon-hit Philippines, a state-of-the-art Chinese...

November 15, 2013
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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Interesting

Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Prepped for Philippines Disaster Relief

One of two hospital ships operated by the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command has been put on standby and may be deployed to join in ongoing disaster relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

November 14, 2013
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
News

UN Appeals for Typhoon Relief Contributions

The United Nations appealed for contributions to fund relief operations in the Philippines, where Super Typhoon Haiyan may have killed at least 2,500 people and rainfall was hampering relief efforts.

November 12, 2013
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News

Philippines Battles to Send Typhoon Aid as Rain Impedes Rescue

Rescuers in the Philippines battled to deliver emergency aid to areas ravaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan, which may have killed more than 10,000 people, as blocked roads and constant rainfall hampered relief efforts.

November 12, 2013
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Monday, November 11, 2013
News

Philippines Declares State of Calamity

Philippine President Benigno Aquino declared a state of calamity to speed aid to communities ravaged by super Typhoon Haiyan, which may have killed more than 10,000 people, as a lesser storm approached the nation.

November 11, 2013
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News

Sailors’ Society Typhoon Haiyan Relief Appeal

Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines when it hit on Friday night, 8 November. The scale of the destruction is unbelievable – around 10,000 dead and hundreds of thousands more left without water, food or shelter. Donate TODAY.

November 11, 2013
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Saturday, November 9, 2013
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Interesting

Official: At Least 10,000 Feared Killed in Philippines

One of the most powerful storms ever recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines province of Leyte, a senior police official said on Sunday, with coastal towns and the regional capital devastated by huge waves.

November 9, 2013
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Friday, November 8, 2013
Interesting

Scary Moment: Barge Crew Swims to Shore as Super Typhoon Lashes Coast [VIDEO]

Here is some nail biting raw video showing the crew of a grounded barge abandoning ship and swimming to shore as Typhoon Haiyan (aka Yolanda) slammed the central Philippines with record breaking force.

November 8, 2013
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News

Super Typhoon Haiyan Slams Into Philippines Killing Four as Power Fails

Super Typhoon Haiyan, the year’s most powerful cyclone, slammed into the central Philippines, killing at least four people, cutting power and communication lines and damaging crops.

November 8, 2013
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Thursday, November 7, 2013
Uncategorized

Super Typhoon Haiyan “Off The Charts” as Landfall is Made

Super Typhoon Haiyan, the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, slammed into the Philippines today after forcing thousands of people to evacuate.

November 7, 2013
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Interesting

Super Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippines as One of Strongest Storm on Ever Recorded – UPDATE 2

Haiyan had top winds of almost 196 miles (315 kilometers) per hour when it was about 489 miles southeast of Manila, the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center said at 2 p.m. East Coast time, with winds gusting to as high as 235 mph.

November 7, 2013
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