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 Fire-hit Mandaluyong village placed under state of calamity

Fire-hit Mandaluyong village placed under state of calamity

By Non Alquitran (The Philippine Star) | Updated December 7, 2015 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines - The city government of Mandaluyong yesterday placed Barangay Addition Hills under a state of calamity due to a recent fire that destroyed more than a hundred houses.

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SJ fire affects 164 families

SJ fire affects 164 families

Blaze blamed on molotov bomb leaves 7 injured By: Jovic Yee @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 12:36 AM December 7th, 2015 AT LEAST 164 families in Barangay West Crame, San Juan City, were rudely roused from sleep when a fire hit the densely-populated area at 2:23 a.m. Sunday.

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Manila fire leaves thousands homeless

Manila fire leaves thousands homeless

Philippine Star – as of Dec. 5, 2015 at 8:05 AM -A huge fire chased hundreds of inmates out of their cells and razed a sprawling shantytown near the Manila City Jail yesterday, leaving at least 1,000 families homeless.

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Manila fire leaves 1,000 people homeless

Manila fire leaves 1,000 people homeless

I-Bandila mo, Zen Hernandez. Bandila, as of Dec. 4, 2015 Friday | Update Dec. 5, 2015

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Asia-Pacific youths facing hidden HIV epidemic ­— study

Asia-Pacific youths facing hidden HIV epidemic ­— study

By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) | Updated December 3, 2015 - 12:00am The rise in new infections coincides with an increase in risky behavior, such as multiple sexual partners and inconsistent condom use. Philstar.com/File

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1,000 families lose homes, 2 hurt in Mandaluyong fire

1,000 families lose homes, 2 hurt in Mandaluyong fire

By: Jovic Yee @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 06:39 PM November 25th, 2015 MANILA, Philippines — At least 1,000 families have lost their homes in a fire that engulfed a residential area in Mandaluyong City, Wednesday afternoon.

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DOH urges public to join fight vs HIV

DOH urges public to join fight vs HIV

By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) | Updated December 2, 2015 - 12:00am Health Secretary Janette Garin said they have strengthened their partnership with other government agencies such as the Department of Education and community-based groups to boost public awareness about HIV/AIDS. Boy Santos/File photo

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DOH: More young people getting HIV

DOH: More young people getting HIV

Philippine Star 8:06 AM as of Nov. 30, 2015 More children and young people are getting infected with human immunodefiency virus (HIV), the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday.

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PHOTOS | No subtraction of courage, faith in Addition Hills folks' heart after big fire

PHOTOS | No subtraction of courage, faith in Addition Hills folks' heart after big fire

By: Text and photos by Bernard Testa/InterAksyon.com November 26, 2015 5:38 PM InterAksyon.com The online news portal of TV5 MANILA, Philippines - If their tears combined could put out a fire, the families of Nimfa Ponce and the Pilano couple, and those of over a thousand other families would not be homeless for Christmas.

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Adolescent deaths from AIDS tripled since 2000 - UNICEF

Adolescent deaths from AIDS tripled since 2000 - UNICEF

By: Agence France-Presse November 27, 2015 8:14 AM An Indian boy walks past an AIDS mural painted on the side of a train Kolkata in West Bengal, India. (AFP/Getty Images)

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Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Peru-Brazil border, no damage reported

Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Peru-Brazil border, no damage reported

Published November 25, 2015 8:14am (Updated 9:09 a.m.) LIMA - Two major magnitude 7.6 earthquakes struck the Peruvian-Brazilian border in the Amazon basin within minutes of each other on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

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Search, rescue on for Polish trekker, guide in restive Mt. Kanlaon

Search, rescue on for Polish trekker, guide in restive Mt. Kanlaon

By: Carla P. Gomez @inquirerdotnet Inquirer Visayas 06:21 PM November 24th, 2015 BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines — Authorities are trying to reach a female Polish trekker who began her climb at Mt. Kanlaon on Monday, hours before the volcano had a steam explosion.

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 Mt. Kanlaon gibantayan

Mt. Kanlaon gibantayan

Ni Sheriza Mae R. Uy (Banat) | Updated November 25, 2015 - 12:00am CEBU, Philippines – Giawhag sa Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CCDRRMC) ang katawhan ug tag-iya og dakong balay patigayon nga dili mag-panic kun mobuto ang Mt. Kanlaon didto sa Negros Oriental.

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14 bodies found after landslide in China hits village

14 bodies found after landslide in China hits village

Associated Press @inquirerdotnet 11:59 AM November 15th, 2015 Rescuers search for victims following a landslide in Lishui in east China’s Zhejiang province, Saturday, Nov. 14.

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3 injured as fire hits informal settlers’ area in Iloilo City

3 injured as fire hits informal settlers’ area in Iloilo City

By: Joel Franco @inquirerdotnet Inquirer Visayas 06:26 AM November 12th, 2015 ILOILO CITY — Three persons were injured while five houses were either destroyed or damaged by fire in Barangay Rizal Pala-Pala Uno Wednesday night.

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NASA Says Three Feet of Sea Level Rise Is Unavoidable

NASA Says Three Feet of Sea Level Rise Is Unavoidable

Scientists say coastal cities around the world are all but certain to face catastrophic flooding in the coming decades.

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Here’s What the World’s Cities Would Look Like After Catastrophic Sea-Level Rise

Here’s What the World’s Cities Would Look Like After Catastrophic Sea-Level Rise

By Taylor Hill | Takepart.com November 9, 2015 5:01 PM The United Kingdom’s meteorological office announced Monday that the global average temperature this year is set to rise 1.02 degrees Celsius above the preindustrial average.

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Fire razes 2 houses in Zamboanga Sibugay

Fire razes 2 houses in Zamboanga Sibugay

Monday, November 09, 2015 By Bong Garcia TWO houses were razed to the ground in a fire incident allegedly sparked by children playing matches in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, the police reported Monday.

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Surging sea levels to hit hard Shanghai, Mumbai, New York

Surging sea levels to hit hard Shanghai, Mumbai, New York

by AFP November 10, 2015 Paris – Large swathes of Shanghai, Mumbai, New York, and other cities will slip under the waves even if an upcoming climate summit limits global warming to two degrees Celsius, scientists reported Sunday.

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