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Philippines: UN and partners launch major COVID-19 response plan to aid 5.4 million

New York: Prioritizing the safety and well-being of women and girls, the UN and partners launched on Tuesday a COVID-19 humanitarian response plan to assist some 5.4 million of the poorest and most marginalized people in the Philippines.

Philippines reports 214 new COVID-19 cases, total at 12,305

Manila/Xinhua/UNI:  The Philippines on Saturday reported that 214 more people have been stricken with the coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 12,305.

First Coronavirus death outside China: Man dies in the Philippines

Manila/IBNS: In the first case of death reported outside China, a person died from the disease in the Philippines, media reports said on Sunday.

Evacuations underway in several towns in Philippines due to Volcanic activity - Reports Moscow, Jan 12 (Sputnik) Philippine authorities started to evacuate three towns in the province of Batangas, close to the capital Manila, over Taal Volcano’s increas

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Philippine authorities started to evacuate three towns in the province of Batangas, close to the capital Manila, over Taal Volcano’s increased activity and a strong explosion that resulted in a half mile-high pillar of ash, media reported on Sunday.

Five dead as twin quakes rattle N Philippines

Manila, July 27 (Xinhua/UNI) Five people were killed and 12 injured in two earthquakes that struck the archipelago of Batanes north of Philippines' main Luzon island on Saturday, a local official said.

6.0 earthquake hits Philippines, no casualty

Manila, Nov 4 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale hit southeast of Sapad, Philippines on Sunday,  U.S. Geological Survey said.

UN chief concerned over havoc of Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines

New York, Sept 18 (IBNS): Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday that he was saddened by the “loss of life and extensive destruction” caused by Typhoon Mangkhut across the Philippines

Philippines: Typhoon Mangkhut to make landfall on Saturday; thousands evacuate homes

Manila, Sept 14 (IBNS): Thousands of people have evacuated their homes in Philippines as the country is bracing for a super storm this weekend.

6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines, no casualty

Manila, May 5 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Philippines' luzon island on Saturday.

Magnitude 6 earthquake hits Philippines, no casualty

Manila, Apr 5 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter Scale hit eastern coast of the Philippines on Thursday, officials said.

Philippines: Tropical storm Tembin kills as least 74

Manila, Dec 23 (IBNS): At least 74 people have been reportedly killed as tropical storm Tembin swept through southern Philippines, reports said.

6.3 earthquake hits Philippines' Mindanao island

Davao, Sept 24 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck off the Philippine’s Mindanao island on Saturday, USGS confirmed.

Philippines healthcare providers administer vaccine approved for prevention of Dengue

Kolkata/Lyon, Feb 22 (IBNS): Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced on Monday that vaccinations with Dengvaxia have commenced in the Philippines following official receipt of the first shipment of the vaccine earlier this month.