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A year ago, typhoon Haiyan devastated South East Asia, especially the Philippines, leaving at least 6,300 dead. It was the greatest cyclone to strike the Earth and is considered the most intense ever witnessed in terms of the velocity of the winds, with peaks of 325 kilometers per hour. It lasted from November 2-11...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
Pope Francis’ four day visit to South Korea which ended Monday could already be bearing fruit in helping to provide justice for victims of one of the country’s worst ferry disasters. …read more
Here is the text of the address Pope Francis gave today before praying the midday Angelus after the Mass he celebrated at World Cup Stadium in South Korea. The Pope gave the address in …read more
The Hospitaller Order of St. John of God announced that on Saturday morning, August 9, Sister Pascaline Chantal died of the ebola virus, according to the Fides agency. Sister Chantal of the …read more
The bishop and the rest of the population of the apostolic vicariate of Chaco Paraguay have become isolated after floods, and the local ordinary is holding state authorities responsible. "As …read more
Famine, war and disease have further worsened the situation in Somalia, a nation, which for more than 20years, has suffered from internal crises and conflict. Humanitarian agencies are …read more