MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 31, 2014) — Advocates are calling for greater involvement of the elderly in disaster risk preparation and management.
MONROVIA, Liberia (Oct. 30, 2014) – Global aid agency Doctors Without Borders (MSF) urged caution on Thursday, October 30, over claims of a slowdown in infections in Ebola-hit Liberia, saying the apparent drop could be due to poor management of the sick.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Oct. 31, 2014) — More than 1,700 members of a tribal community in Surigao del Sur province fled their homes following a series of killings, attacks and arson of houses and schools in their communities.
KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (Oct. 30, 2014) — A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers’ houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.
SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 Oct) – Dengue cases here have reached unprecedented levels in the last 10 years, with 501 cases for the last 10 months wherein 3 patients died, according to the City Health Office.