Geography, meteorology, poverty, shoddy construction, a booming population, and, to a much lesser degree, climate change combine to make the Philippines the nation most vulnerable to killer typhoons, according to several scientific studies.
As the scale of devastation became clear Sunday from one of the worst storms ever recorded, officials said emergency crews could find more bodies when they reach parts of the archipelago cut off by flooding and landslides.
As the relief effort ramps up in the Bay Area, a senior official in the central Philippines said the death toll there could reach 10,000 people.
Many worried Bay Area residents with family and friends in the Philippines have already started relief efforts as Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the island nation Friday.
Kabang, who lost half her face jumping in front of a motorcycle to save two girls, received a rousing welcome Monday in Zamboanga, a town in the southern Philippines.
Kabang, the Philippine dog that suffered a severely injured snout and upper-jaw while saving two girls from being hit by a motorcycle, has been released from the hospital after months of treatment at UC Davis.
A veterinarian at the University of California, Davis has some good news about a dog from the Philippines who became an international hero after sacrificing its snout to save two young girls.
A hero dog who lost her snout saving two young girls in the Philippines will have to wait a few months before veterinarians at UC Davis can repair her face after they discovered she has some other serious health problems.
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A 7.6-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines Friday, killing at least one person in a house collapse, knocking out power in several towns and generating negligible tsunami surges.