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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines struggle to rebuild their lives, six months on

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by AP

    ... said. Safe and clean facilities were needed for the 70,000 births expected in the next three months, as well as for people with existing diseases like diabetes, cancer and tuberculosis, she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509234/survivors-super-typhoon-haiyan-philippines-struggle-rebuild-their-lives
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Six die in Philippine epidemic caused by rat urine

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... subsided, the disease can incubate in the human body for up to 30 days before flu-like symptoms appear, Fantone said. He said the infection, which in its most serious form is also known as Weil's disease, can eventually lead to kidney failure, requiring dialysis. The health official said it was likely many of the patients had ignored early symptoms, or self-medicated, believing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1328151/six-die-philippine-epidemic-caused-rat-urine
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Six dead in Philippine epidemic caused by rat urine

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:47pm by AFP

    ... last month have subsided, the disease can incubate in the human body for up to 30 days before flu-like symptoms appear, Fantone said. He said the infection, which in its most serious form is also known as Weil’s disease, can eventually lead to kidney failure, requiring dialysis. The health official said it was likely many of the patients had ignored early symptoms, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1327912/six-dead-philippine-epidemic-caused-rat-urine
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Deadly crush as Filipinos try to flee typhoon nightmare

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:51am by AFP

    ... to prevent outbreaks of diseases caused by cramped living conditions and dirty drinking water. It cautioned regular health needs also needed to be met, including the 12,000 babies expected to be born ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1355061/aid-operations-pick-philippines-8-die-looting
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    UN launches aid appeal as warships head to Philippines

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 08:38pm by AFP

    ... humanitarian operations director Festering bodies still littered the streets in many areas, with the smell of rotting flesh hanging in the air and ramping up the fear of disease in the tropical heat. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1354523/un-launches-us300m-appeal-warships-head-philippines
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Self-proclaimed Sultan of Sulu in the Philippines dies

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... twice-weekly dialysis sessions for kidney disease before his death. Reacting to the death, President Benigno Aquino's spokeswoman Abigail Valte said: "We offer our condolences to the bereaved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1335969/philippine-sultan-who-invaded-malaysian-region-dies
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    UN warns of 'humanitarian crisis' in Philippines city of Zamboanga

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... particular concerns for 70,000 people sheltering in the city's main sports complex, warning there was a serious risk of disease outbreaks and a dire need for food, drinking water and tents. Red ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1318439/un-warns-humanitarian-crisis-philippines-city-zamboanga
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    600,000 still homeless after Philippine floods

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 03:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... of epidemics, she said, adding there had been no reports of widespread diseases. The floods wreaked US$2.2 billion worth of damage to infrastructure and crops, the government says. The Philippines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1298886/600000-still-homeless-after-philippine-floods
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    6 killed, over 40 injured in bombing at restaurant in southern Philippines

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at a popular restaurant in the southern port city of Cagayan de Oro. Most of the victims were doctors and pharmaceutical salesmen who had just attended a national convention of lung-disease specialists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1292217/6-killed-over-40-injured-bombing-restaurant-southern-philippines
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila's dark face of grinding poverty

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... pits, turning the dire landscape into an eerie monochrome. Those who toil here risk contracting a range of health problems, from respiratory illness to skin disease. Juan Villa, an outreach ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1262337/manilas-dark-face-grinding-poverty

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