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UN warns Indonesia quake needs 'vast' as toll nears 1,400 Published October 3, 2018 9:24am

UN warns Indonesia quake needs 'vast' as toll nears 1,400 Published October 3, 2018 9:24am

Nearly 1,400 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Indonesia's Sulawesi island, with UN officials warning needs are "vast" for both desperate survivors and rescue teams still searching for victims.

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Quake-hit Indonesia buries dead in mass grave

Quake-hit Indonesia buries dead in mass grave

Jakarta has been keen to show it can deal with a catastrophe that has killed at least 844 people, according to the latest official count, and displaced some 59,000 more

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Slain Pinay in Sweden beaten to death; suspect identified

Slain Pinay in Sweden beaten to death; suspect identified

Published October 2, 2018 10:04am Mailyn Conde Sinambong, the Filipina who was killed in Sweden, died of injuries sustained from severe beating, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday.

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Twin quakes hit off Indonesian island of Sumba —USGS

Twin quakes hit off Indonesian island of Sumba —USGS

Published October 2, 2018 9:08am JAKARTA - Two quakes struck in quick succession off the southern coast of Indonesia's Sumba island on Tuesday morning, the United States Geological Survey said.

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Typhoon Queenie strengthens, may dump rain in eastern Philippines

Typhoon Queenie strengthens, may dump rain in eastern Philippines

ABS-CBN News Posted at Oct 02 2018 05:43 AM MANILA - Typhoon Queenie has further intensified, but will not make land in any part of the Philippines, state weather bureau PAGASA said early Tuesday.

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Typhoon Queenie intensifies but maintains northwestward course

Typhoon Queenie intensifies but maintains northwestward course

Published October 2, 2018 3:57am Typhoon Queenie (international name Kong-Rey) continued to intensify as it kept going northwestwards towards the northern boundary of the Philipine Area of Responsibility, weather service PAGASA reported in a Tuesday morning forecast.

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Filipino inmate in tsunami-hit Indonesia town now missing — consul general

Filipino inmate in tsunami-hit Indonesia town now missing — consul general

By: Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ INQUIRER.net / 02:28 PM October 01, 2018 The lone Filipino in Central Sulawesi is one of over 800 people missing after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit the area on Friday, the Philippine consul general in Indonesia said.

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Death toll in Indonesia quake rises

Death toll in Indonesia quake rises

Muhammad Adimaja, Antara Foto via Reuters Posted at Oct 01 2018 01:39 PM

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Indonesia earthquake and tsunami death toll surpasses 830

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami death toll surpasses 830

Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN)Three days after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and 3-meter-high (10 foot) waves crashed onto the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the provincial capital of Palu, a city of 350,000, lies in ruins.

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Kong-rey strengthens into a typhoon ahead of PH entry

Kong-rey strengthens into a typhoon ahead of PH entry

MANILA - Tropical cyclone Kong-Rey has intensified into a typhoon ahead of its expected entry to the Philippine area of responsibility on Monday afternoon, the state weather bureau said.

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Indonesia earthquake, tsunami death toll tops 400, hundreds more injured

Indonesia earthquake, tsunami death toll tops 400, hundreds more injured

Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN)Rescue workers in Indonesia continued a desperate search for survivors Sunday, two days after a powerful earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi and triggered a tsunami, killing more than 400 people.

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Scores killed in Indonesia quake-tsunami

Scores killed in Indonesia quake-tsunami

Agence France-Presse Posted at Sep 29 2018 09:48 AM MAKASSAR, Indonesia - Scores of people were killed when a powerful quake and tsunami struck central Indonesia, an AFP photographer at the scene said on Saturday, as rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region.

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US pull diplomats from Iraqi city, citing threats from Iran

US pull diplomats from Iraqi city, citing threats from Iran

Published September 29, 2018 6:53am By PHIL STEWART, LESLEY WROUGHTON, Reuters WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - The United States announced on Friday it will effectively close its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra and relocate diplomatic personnel assigned there following increasing threats from Iran and Iran-backed militia, including rocket fire.

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TESDA offers skills training to Itogon evacuees from landslide area

TESDA offers skills training to Itogon evacuees from landslide area

Published September 29, 2018 9:08am The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has offered skills training to residents of Itogon, Benguet who were displaced as a result of the recent landslide in an abandoned mining site.

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PAGASA: New LPA may enter PAR on Oct. 2

PAGASA: New LPA may enter PAR on Oct. 2

MANILA - A low-pressure area (LPA) brewing east of the country may enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday, October 2, state weather bureau PAGASA said.

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Regions 1, 2, 3, CAR placed under state of calamity

Regions 1, 2, 3, CAR placed under state of calamity

President Duterte has placed Regions I, II, III and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) under state of calamity after typhoon Ompong left a trail of death and destruction.

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Tent city rises for 10,000 Benguet folk

Tent city rises for 10,000 Benguet folk

Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:20 AM September 28, 2018

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Pagasa: ‘Paeng’ still here but new LPA may enter PH this weekend Frances Mangosing

Pagasa: ‘Paeng’ still here but new LPA may enter PH this weekend Frances Mangosing

Typhoon “Paeng” (international name Trami) is still within the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), but a low pressure area (LPA) may soon follow, the state weather bureau said Wednesday

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Nigerian authorities: Nearly 200 killed in flooding

Nigerian authorities: Nearly 200 killed in flooding

Associated Press / 09:14 PM September 27, 2018 LAGOS, Nigeria — Death toll from large-scale flooding in recent weeks has jumped to nearly 200 people, Nigerian authorities said.

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DID YOU KNOW: DOH records 69,088 dengue cases this year

DID YOU KNOW: DOH records 69,088 dengue cases this year

According to the latest Department of Health data, a total of 69,088 dengue cases were reported nationwide from Jan. 1 to July 28.

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