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At least 1.4 million need aid in Haiti after Matthew: UN

At least 1.4 million need aid in Haiti after Matthew: UN

by Agence France-Presse October 11, 2016 The storm left at least 372 dead in the impoverished Caribbean nation, with the toll likely to rise sharply as rescue workers reach previously inaccessible areas. Matthew leveled homes, fouled water sources and killed livestock, with victims pleading for help to arrive quickly.

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JICA invites young Filipinos to disaster management training in Japan

JICA invites young Filipinos to disaster management training in Japan

Rappler.com Published 5:00 PM, April 11, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) urges young Filipinos to join the disaster management training in Japan, an initiative meant to boost the capacity of the Philippines on disaster preparedness and response.

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'Sonic attacks' leave U.S. diplomats with brain injury, nerve damage

'Sonic attacks' leave U.S. diplomats with brain injury, nerve damage

Reuters Posted at Aug 24 2017 04:37 AM WASHINGTON - A doctor who evaluated American and Canadian diplomats working in Cuba diagnosed them with conditions as serious as mild traumatic brain injury and damage to the central nervous system, CBS News said on Wednesday, citing medical records it reviewed.

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DBM allots P9.18B to upgrade DOH equipment for cancer treatment

DBM allots P9.18B to upgrade DOH equipment for cancer treatment

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has allocated a total of around P9.18 billion to buy new medical equipment used for cancer diagnosis and treatment in Department of Health (DOH) hospitals and cancer centers across the country.

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70 Lanao cops 'unaccounted for' as Marawi battle rages

70 Lanao cops 'unaccounted for' as Marawi battle rages

ABS-CBN NEWS | MANILA - Some 70 policemen from the Lanao provinces were "unaccounted for" since clashes broke out between the government forces and Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorists in Marawi City last May, the region's top cop said Monday.

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Duterte's Independence Day message: Love for nation and courage gave Filipinos freedom

Duterte's Independence Day message: Love for nation and courage gave Filipinos freedom

ABS-CBN News | MANILA – Love for our nation and courage gave us our freedom, President Duterte said in his message to the Filipino people for Independence Day.

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Potent malware targets electricity systems

Potent malware targets electricity systems

Agence France-Presse | WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Hackers have developed powerful malware that can shut down electricity distribution systems and possibly other critical infrastructure, two cyber security firms announced Monday, June 12, with one report linking it to Russia.

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Pampanga under state of calamity amid bird flu outbreak; losses seen to hit P2B

Pampanga under state of calamity amid bird flu outbreak; losses seen to hit P2B

By Jess Malabanan, InterAksyon Published: August 11, 2017, 5:48 PM

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INFOGRAPHIC: How malnutrition affects a child

INFOGRAPHIC: How malnutrition affects a child

Rappler.com Published 6:00 AM, May 21, 2017 Updated 6:00 AM, May 21, 2017 How does hunger affect children and our nation’s future? Here’s a quick look MANILA, Philippines – The prevalence of malnutrition among Filipino children is showing no signs of improvement.

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Medical task force recommends against thyroid cancer screening

Medical task force recommends against thyroid cancer screening

Agence France-Presse / 08:25 AM May 10, 2017 MIAMI, United States — Screening for thyroid cancer is not recommended for adults with no symptoms, because there is no evidence it boosts survival and can lead to over-diagnosis and complications, an independent US medical task force said Tuesday.

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