Philippines storm disaster
Feb 9, 2014 — Some call Tim Walsh the disaster garbage man, but he prefers waste management specialist. After major natural disasters, the Briton comes to clean up and put people to work. Amid destruction he's seen from Indonesia to the Philippines, he's learned that there's opportunity, and hope, even in a dump.
Nov 26, 2013 — The Rev. Kelvin Apurillo rode out Haiyan on the second floor of his parish church. Two-thirds of his parishioners are now dead, missing or have left, and he's struggling to make sense of the destruction. In the majority Roman Catholic country, the church has played a key role in relief efforts.
Nov 17, 2013 — The death toll has edged up, but an international relief effort is delivering much needed aid to hard-hit and hard-to-reach areas. A little over a week after a typhoon devastated parts of the country, victims also took solace at Sunday services.
Nov 11, 2013 — Storm surge expert Carl Drews says Typhoon Haiyan took "the worst path" and hit "the worst place" in the Philippines.
Dec 20, 2011 — Tropical storm Washi kills nearly 1,000 people in the Philippines because of its heavy rainfall. People didn't escape. President Benigo Aquino vows an investigation into why the death toll is so high.