Tropical Storm Ketsana

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Name: Tropical Storm Ketsana
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Policy consistency and labor laws

Security of tenure does one thing: It encourages mediocrity. Why work hard when you can’t be fired? Why work at all if you don’t want to? It has led to that inhuman policy of hiring “5-monthers,” or people who get a job and then are kicked out before ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Int'l aid groups urge PH gov't: Learn from Ondoy, review DRRM law

by Posted on 09/27/2014 1:18 PM  | Updated 09/27/2014 2:00 PMTYPHOON ONDOY. Filipinos carrying some belongings wade through floodwaters in Pasig City on September 27, 2009. At least 54 people were killed ... [Published Rappler - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Caritas Manila, CRS send aid to communities flooded by tropical storm

People are evacuated in rescue boats after their homes were swamped by heavy flooding in Manila, Philippines. Photo: CNS/Erik De Castro, ReutersCatholic aid agencies were involved in efforts to help people who were flooded out of their homes by a tropical ... [Published The Catholic Weekly - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 3 reports

Philippines picks up pieces after floods leave five dead

MANILA: Thousands of people displaced by floods triggered by tropical storm Fung-Wong returned to their mud-caked homes in the Philippine capital Saturday, as the death toll from the disaster rose to five, officials said.A storm that brought torrential ... [Published Arab News - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

25 flights cancelled due to storms in Manila

At least 25 domestic and international flights were cancelled or diverted from Manila airport as the worst storm in this year hit the city. Manila was bought to a standstill as the city was completely flooded. One person was injured and hundreds of homes ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

One Dead as Tropical Storm Flooding Paralyzes Philippine Capital

Tens of thousands of people fled roof-high floods and one girl drowned in the Philippine capital on Friday as another vicious storm swept across the disaster-plagued country.Rescue workers in trucks and rubber dinghies plucked residents from the tops ... [Published Naharnet - Sep 19 2014]

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"We have no choice but to come back. We can't afford to rent an apartment" butcher's wife Lovi Barbosa, 35, told AFP as she attempted to remove dirt from the floor of her home near a still swollen creek
"I am angry that I have to do this each time it rains hard" the Manila lawyer, 35, told AFP

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Policy consistency and labor laws [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 15 2014]
Int'l aid groups urge PH gov't: Learn from Ondo... [Published Rappler - Sep 27 2014]
Caritas Manila, CRS send aid to communities flo... [Published The Catholic Weekly - Sep 22 2014]
Philippines picks up pieces after floods leave ... [Published Arab News - Sep 20 2014]
Philippines storm leaves five dead [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 20 2014]
Philippines: Philippines picks up pieces after ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 20 2014]
25 flights cancelled due to storms in Manila [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 20 2014]
One Dead as Tropical Storm Flooding Paralyzes P... [Published Naharnet - Sep 19 2014]
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Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Philippines 09/20/2014 05:35 GMT MANILA, September 20, 2014 (AFP) - Thousands of people displaced by floods triggered by tropical storm Fung-Wong returned to their mud-caked homes in the Philippine capital Saturday, ...
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