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Philippine farmers struggle to rebuild lives after typhoon decimates crops

Thomson Reuters Foundation The destruction of crops by a powerful typhoon will push people in the Philippines deeper into poverty and prolong recovery efforts, aid agencies said as they called for more assistance for farmers. Typhoon Mangkhut tore across the northern part of the Philippines just over a week ago, wrecking homes and triggering landslides […]

Dozens die as Typhoon Mangkhut hits Asia; Hurricane Florence deluges US east coast

More than 60 people have died and millions have been forced to flee their homes in Asia after Typhoon Mangkhut tore through the Philippines and onto southern China. The typhoon made landfall in the northern Philippines in the early hours of Saturday, leaving a trail of wreckage as it caused landslides and destroyed properties. At […]