Life in Nepal is nowhere near returning to normal, and will not be for many years to come. If your house and place of business had crumbled to the ground, and you were sleeping under a tent in the local park, croissants and gasoline wouldn't mean much -- especially if your children were coping with emotional distress like the children in Nepal.
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Canadians are also helping ensure children and their families don't go hungry, thirsty or sleep out in the open. A child's healing and well-being is about more than just a safe place to play during the day. We know the importance of a warm, dry place to sleep, and a pot of nourishing food bubbling on the stove or fire at day's end.
The intensity of tropical cyclones striking East Asia has sharply increased over the past 30 years and major cities and ports such as Shanghai in China could face a greater threat from more powerful storms in future, a study published on Thursday shows.
OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs officials are still trying to track down 17 Canadians who remain unaccounted for in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines.But they say they still have no reports of any Canadians ki...
Typhoon Haiyan is the latest and most poignant, not to mention the most tragic, example of what is in store for humanity as governments like Canada continue to allow fossil fuel producers to pump carbon pollution into our atmosphere unregulated. So if we know that the intensity and devastating impacts of Typhoon Haiyan are a result of climate change and record levels of industrial greenhouse gas, what is Canada's level of responsibility for what happened in the Philippines?
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When Rose Samaniego first heard about the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, her first thought was one of deep worry. She was concerned about the well-being of her mother and ot...
The government of B.C. is promising $300,000 for Typhoon Haiyan relief aid in the Philippines. Premier Christy Clark says the provincial government will match public monetary donations to the Canadia...
I will never forget that trip to the Tacloban Airport -- it was noontime, and the air was already humid and stale, a far cry from the billowing winds of Typhoon Haiyan two days prior. A jeepney driver ahead told us to cover our noses as we passed, for the air reeked of the dead. "Where are the bodies?" I asked him. "There in the rubble," he said.
Four people from Montreal’s Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood are missing in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the island nation in Southeast Asia. Sisters Cristita Magno and Virginia Magno...
WINNIPEG - Canadians with family members in the Philippines were anxiously watching TVs and the internet for news of a massive typhoon that has devastated the Asian country.Many of those people live i...