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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
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The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA or ADRA International) is a humanitarian agency operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church for the purpose of providing individual and community development and disaster relief.
Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France.
Al Arabiya (العربية, transliterated: or; meaning "The Arabic One" or "The Arab One") is a Saudi-owned pan-Arab television news channel broadcast in Modern Standard Arabic.
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, officially the, is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter.
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The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as the American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education in the United States.
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Allan Pineda Lindo (born November 28, 1974), known professionally as apl.de.ap (Pronunciation), is an American-Filipino musician, rapper, singer, and record producer, best known as a member of the Grammy Award-winning hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas.
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The Australian National University (ANU) is a national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia.
The Azerbaijan Press Agency (APA; Azəri Press Agentliyi) is one of the news agencies in Azerbaijan.
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, officially the, (Dakbayan sa Baybay; Syudad han Baybay; Lungsod ng Baybay), or simply referred to as Baybay City is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
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The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft.
The Boeing KC-767 is a military aerial refueling and strategic transport aircraft developed from the Boeing 767-200ER.
Bohol is a prefix.
Allan Huber "Bud" Selig (born July 30, 1934) is an American baseball executive who currently serves as the Commissioner Emeritus of Baseball.
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Calabarzon, formally known as Southern Tagalog Mainland and designated as Region IV-A, is an administrative region in the Philippines.
Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT) is a Canadian grassroots, non profit disaster relief organization based in Brantford, Ontario, Canada.
Caraga, officially known as the Caraga Administrative Region or simply Caraga Region and designated as Region XIII, is an administrative region in the Philippines occupying the northeastern section of the island of Mindanao.
The Caroline Islands (or the Carolines) are a widely scattered archipelago of tiny islands in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, to the north of New Guinea.
Carrier Strike Group 5, (CSG 5 or CARSTRKGRU 5), is the U.S. Navy carrier strike group assigned to the United States Pacific Fleet and permanently forward deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet.
, officially the, or simply referred to as Catbalogan City, is the capital of the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States.
Cồn Cỏ (also known as Tiger Island) is a rural district of Quảng Trị Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
Cebu (Lalawigan sa Sugbu; Lalawigan ng Cebu) is a province of the Philippines located in the region, and consisting of a main island and 167 surrounding islands and islets.
Cebu City (Dakbayan sa Sugbu; Lungsod ng Cebu) is a first class highly urbanized city in the island province of Cebu in Central Visayas, Philippines.
The central dense overcast, or CDO, of a tropical cyclone or strong subtropical cyclone is the large central area of thunderstorms surrounding its circulation center, caused by the formation of its eyewall.
The Central News Agency is the state-owned news agency operated by the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
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Channel NewsAsia (abbreviated CNA) is a 24-hour television news channel and news agency based in Singapore, broadcasting free-to-air domestically and by cable television and satellite television to 28 territories in Asia, the Middle East and Australia.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
China Internet Information Center (or 中国网/网上中国) is a web portal authorized by the People's Republic of China.
The China Meteorological Administration (CMA), headquartered in Beijing, is the national weather service for the People's Republic of China.
China Radio International (CRI) is a state-owned international radio broadcaster of the People's Republic of China.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) is a Canadian charity that aims to improve the quality of life for children, families and communities in developing countries in five key areas: health and nutrition; education; water, sanitation and hygiene; strengthening community organizations; and sustainable livelihood development.
Chuuk Lagoon, also previously known as Truk Lagoon, is a sheltered body of water in the central Pacific.
Climate Action Network–International (CAN) is an umbrella group of environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) active on the issue of climate change.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
The Commissioner of Baseball is the chief executive of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the associated Minor League Baseball (MiLB) – a constellation of leagues and clubs known as organized baseball.
A compilation album comprises tracks, either previously released or unreleased, usually from several separate recordings by either one or several performers.
, officially the, is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
The Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) is a research institute where scientists study the use of data from geostationary and polar orbit weather satellites to improve forecasts of weather (including tropical cyclones and severe storms. CIMSS was formed through a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). CIMSS parent organization, the Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) is a primary developer and operator of environmental satellite technologies. It is one of 16 NOAA Cooperative Institutes (CIs).
CTV News is the news division of the CTV Television Network in Canada.
A curfew is an order specifying a time during which certain regulations apply.
Daanbantayan is a prefix.
The Daily Express is a daily national middle market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom.
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Daishan Dao is a Type 920 hospital ship of the People's Liberation Army Navy of the People's Republic of China.
Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport (Waray: Luparan Daniel Z. Romualdez, Tagalog: Paliparang Daniel Z. Romualdez), also known as Tacloban City Airport, is an airport serving the general area of Tacloban, a highly urbanized city in Leyte island in the Philippines.
Dante R. Basco (born August 29, 1975) is an American actor, voice actor, and dancer.
David Robert Joseph Beckham (born 2 May 1975) is an English retired professional footballer.
Pierre David Guetta (born 7 November 1967) is a French DJ, songwriter, record producer and remixer who has sold over nine million albums and thirty million singles worldwide.
Along with other Southeast Asian countries deforestation in the Philippines is a major environmental issue.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (Kagawaran ng Kapaligiran at Likas na Yaman, DENR or KKLY) is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for governing and supervising the exploration, development, utilization, and conservation of the country's natural resources.
The Philippine Department of Health (abbreviated as DOH; Kagawaran ng Kalusugan) is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for ensuring access to basic public health services by all Filipinos through the provision of quality health care and the regulation of all health services and products.
The Philippines' Department of Science and Technology (abbreviated as DOST; Kagawaran ng Agham at Teknolohiya), is the executive department of the Philippine Government responsible for the coordination of science and technology-related projects in the Philippines and to formulate policies and projects in the fields of science and technology in support of national development.
The Philippine Department of the Interior and Local Government (Kagawaran ng Interyor at Pamahalaang Lokal), abbreviated as DILG, is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for promoting peace and order, ensuring public safety and strengthening local government capability aimed towards the effective delivery of basic services to the citizenry.
DHL Express is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL providing international courier, parcel, and express mail services.
The Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) (French: Équipe d'intervention en cas de catastrophe (EICC)) is a rapidly deployable team of 200 Canadian Forces personnel.
Discovery Channel (known as The Discovery Channel from 1985 to 1995, and often referred to as simply Discovery) is an American pay television channel that is the flagship television property of Discovery Inc., a publicly traded company run by CEO David Zaslav.
DWIZ (882 kHz AM) is a commercial news/talk broadcast radio station serving the Mega Manila market.
The Eastern Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of Earth which is east of the prime meridian (which crosses Greenwich, London, UK) and west of the antimeridian (which crosses the Pacific Ocean and relatively little land from pole to pole).
Eastern Samar (Waray-Waray: Sinirangan Samar; Sidlakang Samar; Silangang Samar) is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region.
Eastern Visayas (Sinirangan Kabisay-an; Silangang Kabisayaan) is an administrative region in the Philippines, designated as Region VIII.
The effects of global warming are the environmental and social changes caused (directly or indirectly) by human emissions of greenhouse gases.
, officially the, is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
The eye is a region of mostly calm weather at the center of strong tropical cyclones.
Fananu is a village and municipality in the state of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.
Faraulep Atoll is a coral atoll of three islands in the central Caroline Islands in the Pacific Ocean, and forms a legislative district in Yap State in the Federated States of Micronesia.
The Federal Council is the seven-member executive council which constitutes the federal government of the Swiss Confederation and serves as the collective executive head of government and state of Switzerland.
The Federated States of Micronesia (abbreviated FSM and also known simply as Micronesia) is an independent sovereign island nation and a United States associated state consisting of four states from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosraethat are spread across the Western Pacific Ocean.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
The Filipino Malaysians consists of people of full or partial Filipino descent who were born in or immigrated to Malaysia.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
The Global Times is a daily Chinese tabloid newspaper under the auspices of the People's Daily newspaper, focusing on international issues from China's perspective.
Global warming, also referred to as climate change, is the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects.
GlobalMedic is a non-sectarian humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization based in Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and the operational arm of the David McAntony Gibson Foundation (DMGF), a registered Canadian charity.
GlobalPost is an online US digital journalism company that focuses on international news founded on January 12, 2009 by Philip S. Balboni and Charles M. Sennott.
GMA News and Public Affairs (formerly known as RBS News Department, GMA Radio-Television News and GMA Rainbow Satellite News; and commonly GMA News) is the news and public affairs programming division of GMA Network Inc. The division produces news, public affairs, infotainment, and lately, entertainment programs for GMA Network and GMA News TV owned and affiliated television and radio stations in the Philippines, and internationally through GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV and GMA News TV International.
Go Jun Bong Class LST (Hangul: 고준봉급 전차상륙함, Hanja: 孤準峰級戰車上陸艦) is an Amphibious Landing Ship class of the Republic of Korea Navy.
The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in the San Francisco Bay Area in Oakland, California.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Guangxi (pronounced; Zhuang: Gvangjsih), officially the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is a Chinese autonomous region in South Central China, bordering Vietnam.
Guinness is an Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness (1725–1803) at St. James's Gate brewery in the capital city of Dublin, Ireland.
(IPA: ˈgiˌwan; Bungto han Guiuan, Bayan ng Guiuan), officially the, is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
The Gulf Times newspaper was founded in 1978 as the first publication of the Gulf Publishing and Printing Company in the capital city of Qatar, Doha (or ad-Dawhah).
Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), generally referred to as Habitat for Humanity or simply Habitat, is an international, non-governmental, and nonprofit organization, which was founded in 1976.
Hainan is the smallest and southernmost province of the People's Republic of China (PRC), consisting of various islands in the South China Sea.
Haiphong (Hải Phòng) is a major industrial city, the second largest city in the northern part of Vietnam, and third largest city overall in Vietnam.
Hare Krishna Food for Life is the world's largest vegetarian non-profit food relief organization.
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
HMS Daring is the lead ship of the Type 45 or Daring-class air-defence destroyers built for the Royal Navy, and the seventh ship to hold that name.
HMS Illustrious was a light aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy and the second of three ships constructed in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
The Israeli Home Front Command (פיקוד העורף, Pikud Ha-ʿOref) is an Israel Defense Forces regional command, created in February 1992 following the Gulf War, which was the first war since the 1948 Arab-Israeli War in which centres of civilian population faced significant threat.
The Hong Kong Observatory is a weather forecast agency of the government of Hong Kong.
A hospital ship is a ship designated for primary function as a floating medical treatment facility or hospital.
HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services holding company, tracing its origin to a hong in Hong Kong.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
Hurricane Patricia was the second-most intense tropical cyclone on record worldwide, behind Typhoon Tip in 1979, with a minimum atmospheric pressure of 872 mbar (hPa; 25.75 inHg).
Iceland Review is the oldest English-language magazine about Iceland, having originally been published in August, 1963.
Iglesia ni Cristo (abbreviated as INC English: Church of Christ) is an international church that originated in the Philippines.
IKEA is a Swedish-founded multinational group, that designs and sells, kitchen appliances and home accessories.
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The Indonesian Air Force (Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Udara, TNI AU) is the air force branch of the Indonesian National Armed Forces.
The Indonesian Red Cross Society (Palang Merah Indonesia) is a humanitarian organization in Indonesia.
The International Business Times is an American online news publication that publishes seven national editions and four languages.
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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is a worldwide humanitarian aid organization that reaches 160 million people each year through its 190-member National Societies.
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The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the fifth in a series of such reports.
The Irish Independent is Ireland's largest-selling daily newspaper, published by Independent News & Media (INM).
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iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.
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Jake Zyrus (born Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco; May 10, 1992), who performed under the mononym Charice until his gender transition to male, is a Filipino singer who rose to popularity through YouTube.
The, JMA, is an agency of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
The (JSDF), occasionally referred to as the Japan Defense Forces (JDF), Self-Defense Forces (SDF), or Japanese Armed Forces, are the unified military forces of Japan that were established in 1954, and are controlled by the Ministry of Defense.
JS Ōsumi is an ''Ōsumi'' class LST of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
JS Ise (DDH-182) (伊勢) is a of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981) is an American singer, actress, and spokesperson.
Jessica Elizabeth Sanchez (born August 4, 1995) is a Filipino-American singer and songwriter originally from Chula Vista, California.
The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) is a joint United States Navy – United States Air Force command located in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Jose Rene Dimataga Almendras (born March 12, 1960, Cebu City) is a Filipino businessman and public servant.
Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.
Julie Lyn Hall is a public health specialist from the United Kingdom, currently serving as the Health Lead for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge.
Kayangel (Ngcheangel) is the northernmost state of Palau north of Koror.
KGO-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 7, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station licensed to San Francisco, California, United States and serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kimberly Kardashian West (born October 21, 1980) is an American reality television personality and socialite.
Kobe Bean Bryant (born August 23, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player.
Koror is the state comprising the main commercial centre of the Republic of Palau.
Kristen Anderson-Lopez (born March 21, 1972) is an American songwriter.
is a nonprofit cooperative news agency based in Minato, Tokyo.
L'Express is a French weekly news magazine headquartered in Paris.
Landfall is the event of a storm moving over egregious land after being over water.
Lantau Island (also Lantao Island) is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River.
LDS Philanthropies is a department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and is responsible for facilitating donations to humanitarian and education initiatives including Brigham Young University (Provo, Idaho, and Hawaii campuses), LDS Business College, and the Perpetual Education Fund.
Leyte is an island in the Visayas group of the Philippines.
Leyte (also Northern Leyte; Norte san/Amihanan nga Leyte; Hilagang Leyte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region, occupying the northern three-quarters of Leyte Island.
Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California.
This is a list of diplomatic missions of Norway, excluding honorary consulates.
Tropical cyclone intensity is a complex topic.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).
Looting, also referred to as sacking, ransacking, plundering, despoiling, despoliation, and pillaging, is the indiscriminate taking of goods by force as part of a military or political victory, or during a catastrophe, such as war, natural disaster (where law and civil enforcement are temporarily ineffective), or rioting.
The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Losap is an atoll located in the Eastern Islands or Upper Mortlock Islands group in the outer islands region of the state of Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia.
A low-pressure area, low, or depression, is a region on the topographic map where the atmospheric pressure is lower than that of surrounding locations.
Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines.
Madison Square Garden, often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden", is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish water.
Manila (Maynilà, or), officially the City of Manila (Lungsod ng Maynilà), is the capital of the Philippines and the most densely populated city proper in the world.
The Manila Bulletin, (also known as the Bulletin and previously known as the Manila Daily Bulletin from 1906 to September 23, 1972 and the Bulletin Today from November 22, 1972 to March 10, 1986) is the Philippines' largest broadsheet newspaper by circulation, followed by the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
Manila Standard is a broadsheet newspaper in the Philippines owned by the Romualdez family.
MAP International is a global Christian health and relief organization that partners with people living in conditions of poverty to save lives and develop healthier families and communities.
Manuel "Mar" Araneta Roxas II (born May 13, 1957) is a Filipino politician and the grandson of former Philippine President Manuel Roxas.
Martial law is the imposition of direct military control of normal civilian functions of government, especially in response to a temporary emergency such as invasion or major disaster, or in an occupied territory. Martial law can be used by governments to enforce their rule over the public.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF; pronounced), also known in English as Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organisation (NGO) of French origin best known for its projects in conflict zones and in countries affected by endemic diseases.
Mehmet Cengiz Öz (born June 11, 1960), better known as Dr.
Melekeok is a state of the Republic of Palau located on the central east coast of Babeldaob Island.
The Memphis Grizzlies are an American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mercy Corps is a global non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization operating in transitional contexts that have undergone, or have been undergoing, various forms of economic, environmental, social and political instabilities.
MERCY Malaysia or Medical Relief Society Malaysia is a non-profit organisation focusing on providing medical relief,sustainable health related development and risk reduction activities for vulnerable communities in both crisis and non-crisis situations.
Metropolitan Cebu, or simply Metro Cebu, (Kaulohang Sugbo, Kalakhang Cebu), is the main urban center of the province of Cebu in the Philippines.
Metropolitan Manila (Kalakhang Maynila, Kamaynilaan) is the seat of government and one of the three defined metropolitan areas of the Philippines.
Metroland Media Group is a large media, publishing and distribution company operating in the southern part of the Canadian province of Ontario.
The Southwestern Tagalog Region, officially designated as MIMAROPA Region, is an administrative region in the Philippines.
Mindanao is the second largest island in the Philippines.
Russian President Boris Yeltsin established the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Affairs for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (Министерство России по делам гражданской обороны, чрезвычайным ситуациям и ликвидации последствий стихийных бедствий), also known as The Ministry of Emergency Situations, MChS (Министерство по чрезвычайным ситуациям – МЧС России), or internationally as EMERCOM (derived from "Emergency Control Ministry") on January 10, 1994.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (পররাষ্ট্র মন্ত্রণালয়; Pororashtrya Montronaloya) (abbreviated as MOFA) is the Bangladeshi government ministry which oversees the foreign relations of Bangladesh.
The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (מִשְׂרַד הַחוּץ, translit. Misrad HaHutz; وزارة الخارجية الإسرائيلية) is one of the most important ministries in the Israeli government.
The is a cabinet-level ministry of the Japanese government responsible for the country's foreign relations.
South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is in charge of the country's foreign relations, as well as handling matters related to overseas Korean nationals.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (MOFA) is a cabinet level policy-making body, governed under the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China.
The Mutual Defense Treaty between the Republic of the Philippines and the United States of America was signed on August 30, 1951, in Washington, D.C. between representatives of the Philippines and the United States.
Myles R. Allen is head of the Climate Dynamics group at the University of Oxford's Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Department.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), formerly known as the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC), is a working group of various government, non-government, civil sector and private sector organizations of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines established by Republic Act 10121 of 2010.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Power Corporation (Pambansang Korporasyon sa Elektrisidad, also known as Napocor, NPC or National Power), is a Philippine government-owned and controlled corporation that is mandated to provide electricity to all rural areas of the Philippines by 2025 (known as "missionary electrification"), to manage water resources for power generation, and to optimize the use of other power generating assets.
The New People's Army (NPA) (Bagong Hukbong Bayan) is the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).
The New Straits Times is an English-language newspaper published in Malaysia.
New Taipei City is a special municipality and the most populous city in Taiwan.
News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited) is one of Australia's largest media companies, employing more than 8,000 staff nationwide and approximately 3,000 journalists.
News24.com is an English-language South African online news publication created in October 1998 by the multinational media company, Naspers.
The TV5 News and Information, known on-air as News5 (formerly ABC News and Public Affairs and TV5 News and Public Affairs) is the news and information programming division of the TV5 Network Inc. News5 produces its news and information content for The 5 Network, AksyonTV, Radyo5 and media portal News5 Always On and InterAksyon (which recently absorbed to the PhilStar Group).
Nguyễn Tấn Dũng (born 17 November 1949) is a Vietnamese politician who served as the Prime Minister of Vietnam from 2006 to 2016.
The Nine-Dash Line—at various times also referred to as the "10-dash line" and the "11-dash line"—refers to the undefined, vaguely located, demarcation line used initially by the Republic of China (1912–1949) and subsequently the governments of the Republic of China (ROC / Taiwan) and the People's Republic of China (PRC), for their claims of the major part of the South China Sea.
The Northwestern Mutual is an American financial services mutual organization based in Milwaukee.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
NRK (an abbreviation of the Norwegian: Norsk rikskringkasting AS, generally expressed in English as the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) is the Norwegian government-owned radio and television public broadcasting company, and the largest media organisation in Norway.
The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is an organizational unit within the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that is charged by the President of the United States with directing and coordinating international United States government disaster assistance.
Official development assistance (ODA) is a term coined by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to measure aid.
The Official Gazette is the public journal and main publication of the government of the Republic of the Philippines.
OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation (OBI) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) humanitarian organization founded in the United States.
, officially the (Dakbayan sa Ormoc; Syudad han Ormoc; Lungsod ng Ormoc) or simply referred to as Ormoc City, is a independent component city in the province of Leyte in the region of Eastern Visayas of the Philippines.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pangasiwaan ng Pilipinas sa Serbisyong Atmospero, Heopisiko at Astronomiya, abbreviated as PAGASA, which means "hope" as in the Tagalog word pag-asa) is the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) agency of the Republic of the Philippines mandated to provide protection against natural calamities and to insure the safety, well-being and economic security of all the people, and for the promotion of national progress by undertaking scientific and technological services in meteorology, hydrology, climatology, astronomy and other geophysical sciences.
Panfilo "Ping" Morena Lacson, Sr. (born June 1, 1948) is a Philippine senator who served from 2001 to 2013 and again from 2016 to the present; and a retired Filipino police officer who headed the Philippine National Police from 1999 to 2001.
The pascal (symbol: Pa) is the SI derived unit of pressure used to quantify internal pressure, stress, Young's modulus and ultimate tensile strength.
Pau Gasol Sáez (born July 6, 1980) is a Spanish professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Paul William Walker IV (September 12, 1973 – November 30, 2013) was an American actor best known for his role as Brian O'Conner in The Fast and the Furious franchise.
Pentatonix (abbreviated PTX) is an, consisting of vocalists Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Kevin Olusola and Matt Sallee.
The People's Daily or Renmin Ribao is the biggest newspaper group in China.
Petrels are tube-nosed seabirds in the bird order Procellariiformes.
The Philippine Air Force (PAF; Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas, Fuerza Aérea de Filipinas) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
The Philippine Daily Inquirer, popularly known as the Inquirer, is a newspaper in the Philippines.
Philippine News Agency, also known as PNA, is the official news agency in the Philippines.
The Philippine peso, also referred to by its Filipino name piso (Philippine English:,, plural pesos; piso; peso; sign: ₱; code: PHP), is the official currency of the Philippines.
The Philippine Red Cross (abbreviated as PRC) is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Philippines v. China (PCA case number 2013–19), also known as the South China Sea Arbitration, was an arbitration case brought by the Republic of the Philippines against the People's Republic of China under Annex VII to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) concerning certain issues in the South China Sea including the legality of China's "nine-dotted line" claim.
Plain White T's (read as "plain white tees") are an American rock band from Lombard, Illinois, formed in 1997 by high school friends Tom Higgenson, Dave Tirio and Ken Fletcher.
Pohnpei "upon (pohn) a stone altar (pei)" (formerly known as Ponape or Ascension) is an island of the Senyavin Islands which are part of the larger Caroline Islands group.
Poluwat, also Polowat, formerly Puluwat, is a coral atoll and a municipality of Chuuk state, Federated States of Micronesia.
PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.
The Press Association (PA) is a multimedia news agency operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Prime Minister of Belgium (Eerste minister van België; Premier ministre de Belgique; Premierminister von Belgien) or the Premier of Belgium is the head of the federal government in the Kingdom of Belgium.
Project Noah is an online community dedicated to explore and document wildlife across the globe.
Qionghai is one of the seven county-level cities of Hainan province, China.
Quartz (qz.com) is a news website owned by Atlantic Media.
Quảng Ninh is a province along the northeastern coast of Vietnam.
Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent.
Rapid intensification is a meteorological condition that occurs when a tropical cyclone intensifies dramatically in a short period of time.
Rappler is a news website based in the Philippines with a bureau in Jakarta, Indonesia.
A Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre (also Regional Specialized Meteorological Center and Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre; RSMC) is responsible for the distribution of information, advisories, and warnings regarding the specific program they have a part of, agreed by consensus at the World Meteorological Organization as part of the World Weather Watch.
ReliefWeb is the largest humanitarian information portal in the world.
The renminbi (Ab.: RMB;; sign: 元; code: CNY) is the official currency of the People's Republic of China.
The Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) is the aviation branch of the Republic of China Armed Forces.
The Republic of China Navy (ROCN) is the maritime branch of the Republic of China Armed Forces.
The Republic of Korea Army (ROKA; 대한민국 육군; Hanja: 大韓民國 陸軍; Revised Romanization: Daehanminguk Yuk-gun), also known as the ROK Army, is the army of South Korea, responsible for ground-based warfare.
The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is the air arm of the Singapore Armed Forces.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Robert Lopez (born February 23, 1975) is an American songwriter of musicals, best known for co-creating The Book of Mormon and Avenue Q, and for composing the songs featured in the Disney animated films Frozen and Coco.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force.
The Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) or Tentera Udara Diraja Brunei (TUDB) as it is known by its Malay name, is the air force of the sultanate of Brunei.
The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF; Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia (TUDM); Jawi:تنترا اودارا مليسيا) was formed on 2 June 1958 as the Royal Federation of Malaya Air Force (Tentera Udara Diraja Persekutuan Tanah Melayu; تنترا اودارا دراج ڤرسكوتون تانه ملايو).
The Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale (SSHWS), formerly the Saffir–Simpson hurricane scale (SSHS), classifies hurricanesWestern Hemisphere tropical cyclones that exceed the intensities of tropical depressions and tropical stormsinto five categories distinguished by the intensities of their sustained winds.
Samar is the third largest island in the Philippines.
Samaritan's Purse is an evangelical Christian humanitarian aid organization that provides aid to people in physical need as a key part of Christian missionary work.
Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul.
Sanya is the southernmost city on Hainan Island, and one of the four prefecture-level cities of Hainan Province, in Southeast China.
Satawal is a solitary coral atoll of one island with about 500 people on just over 1 km2 located in the Caroline Islands in the Pacific Ocean It forms a legislative district in Yap State in the Federated States of Micronesia.
Saudi Gazette is the leading English-language daily newspaper published in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Operating for the French Ministry of the Interior, the Direction de la Défense de la Sécurité Civile (Department of Civil Defence and Emergency Preparedness) is a civil defence agency of the French Government and employs some 2,500 civilian and military personnel over 60 sites.
The Secretary of the Interior and Local Government (Filipino: Kalihim ng Interyor at Pamahalaang Lokal) is the member of the Cabinet in charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government.
Civilian checkpoints or security checkpoints are distinguishable from border or frontier checkpoints in that they are erected and enforced within contiguous areas under military or paramilitary control.
The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) began on 30 September 1949 as part of the British Red Cross Society.
South China or Southern China is a geographical and cultural region that covers the southernmost part of China.
The South China Morning Post (also known as SCMP or The Post), with its Sunday edition, the Sunday Morning Post, is a Hong Kong English-language newspaper and Hong Kong's newspaper of record.
The South China Sea is a marginal sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from the Karimata and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan of around.
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.
Southern Leyte (Habagatang Leyte, Timog Leyte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region.
The Spratly Islands (南沙群岛 (Nánshā Qúndǎo), Kepulauan Spratly, Kapuluan ng Kalayaan, Quần đảo Trường Sa) are a disputed group of islands, islets and cays and more than 100 reefs, sometimes grouped in submerged old atolls, in the South China Sea.
The Spratly Islands dispute is an ongoing territorial dispute between China, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam, concerning "ownership" of the Spratly Islands, a group of islands and associated "maritime features" (reefs, banks, cays, etc.) located in the South China Sea.
The Star Tribune is the largest newspaper in Minnesota.
A state of emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions that it would normally not be permitted.
Stephen Tyrone Colbert (born May 13, 1964) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, and television host.
A storm surge, storm flood or storm tide is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly associated with low pressure weather systems (such as tropical cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones), the severity of which is affected by the shallowness and orientation of the water body relative to storm path, as well as the timing of tides.
The subtropical ridge, also known as the subtropical high or horse latitudes, is a significant belt of atmospheric high pressure situated around the latitudes of 30°N in the Northern Hemisphere and 30°S in the Southern Hemisphere.
Sun News Network (commonly shortened to Sun News) was a Canadian English language Category C news channel owned by Québecor Média through a partnership between two of its subsidiaries, TVA Group (which maintained 51% majority ownership of the company) and Sun Media Corporation (which held the remaining 49% interest).
,, officially the, (Lungsod ng Surigao; Surigaonon: Siyudad nan Surigao; Dakbayan sa Surigao; Spanish: Ciudad de Surigao), is a settlement_text and capital of the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
(), or simply referred to as City is a highly urbanized city in the.
The Tacloban City Convention Center, also known as the Tacloban Astrodome or the Tacloban City Coliseum, is an indoor arena located in Tacloban, Philippines.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Brunei Times was an independent English-language daily compact broadsheet newspaper published in Brunei Darussalam from 2006 to 2016.
The Canadian Press (CP; La Presse Canadienne) is a national news agency headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is a nonprofit news organization that publishes daily articles in electronic format as well as a weekly print edition.
The Coca-Cola Company is an American corporation, and manufacturer, retailer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Jerusalem Post is a broadsheet newspaper based in Jerusalem, founded in 1932 during the British Mandate of Palestine by Gershon Agron as The Palestine Post.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Zealand Herald is a daily newspaper published in Auckland, New Zealand, owned by New Zealand Media and Entertainment.
The Offspring is an American rock band from Garden Grove, California, formed in 1984.
The Oregonian is a daily newspaper based in Portland, Oregon, owned by Advance Publications.
The Philippine Star (self-styled The Philippine STAR) is a print and digital newspaper in the Philippines and the flagship brand of the PhilStar Media Group.
The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.
The Standard is an English free newspaper in Hong Kong with a daily circulation in 2012 of 200,450.
The Star is an English-language, tabloid-format newspaper in Malaysia.
The Straits Times is an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore currently owned by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).
The Sun was one of the newspapers in Hong Kong, first published in March 1999.
The Sun (branded as theSun) is Malaysia's first national free daily newspaper in tabloid form.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The Weather Channel is an American basic cable and satellite television channel, owned by Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios.
The X Factor is a television music competition franchise created by British producer Simon Cowell and his company SYCOtv.
Thomson Reuters Foundation is the London-based charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, a Canadian global information and news network.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Tropical cyclogenesis is the development and strengthening of a tropical cyclone in the atmosphere.
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.
Tropical cyclones and subtropical cyclones are named by various warning centers to provide ease of communication between forecasters and the general public regarding forecasts, watches, and warnings.
Tropical cyclone warnings and watches are two levels of alert issued by national weather forecasting bodies to coastal areas threatened by the imminent approach of a tropical cyclone of tropical storm or hurricane intensity.
Tropical Storm Thelma, known in the Philippines as Tropical Storm Uring, was one of the deadliest tropical cyclones in Philippine history, killing at least 5,081 people.
A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops between 180° and 100°E in the Northern Hemisphere.
Typhoon Gay, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Seniang, was the strongest and longest-lasting storm of the 1992 Pacific typhoon season.
Typhoon Meranti, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Ferdie, was one of the most intense tropical cyclones on record.
Super Typhoon Nancy, also known as the, was an extremely powerful tropical cyclone of the 1961 Pacific typhoon season and one of the most intense tropical cyclones on record.
Typhoon Nari, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Santi, was a strong and deadly tropical cyclone that first struck Luzon before striking Vietnam.
Typhoon Nora, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Luming, was the fourth-most intense tropical cyclone on record.
Super Typhoon Rita, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Kading, was the most powerful tropical cyclone during the 1978 Pacific typhoon season and one of the most intense tropical cyclones on record.
Typhoon Son-Tinh, known in the Philippines as Tropical Storm Ofel, was a powerful, late-forming typhoon that devastated the Philippines with tropical storm strength, and battered Northern Vietnam with hurricane-force winds at landfall on October 28, 2012.
Typhoon Tip, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Warling, was the largest and most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded.
Typhoon Wutip, known in the Philippines as Tropical Storm Paolo, was a typhoon that formed in the South China Sea from a tropical depression on September 27.
Approximately twenty tropical cyclones enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility yearly of which ten will be typhoons with five being destructive.
Ulul is a village and municipality in the state of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.
An umbrella organization is an association of (often related, industry-specific) institutions, who work together formally to coordinate activities or pool resources.
UN-SPIDER ("United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response") is a platform which facilitates the use of space-based technologies for disaster management and emergency response.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) program headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is a United Nations (UN) body formed in December 1991 by General Assembly Resolution 46/182.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
USS Ashland (LSD-48) is a ''Whidbey Island''-class dock landing ship of the United States Navy.
USS Germantown (LSD-42) is the second in the United States Navy.
Verdens Gang ("The course of the world"), generally known under the abbreviation VG, is a foreign-owned Norwegian tabloid newspaper.
Victoria Caroline Beckham (née Adams; born 17 April 1974) is an English businesswoman, fashion designer, model, and singer.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
The đồng (sign: ₫; code: VND) has been the currency of Vietnam since May 3, 1978.
The Visayas, or the Visayan Islands (Visayan: Kabisay-an,; Kabisayaan), is one of the three principal geographical divisions of the Philippines, along with Luzon and Mindanao.
The Voice of Russia (r), commonly abbreviated VOR, was the Russian government's international radio broadcasting service from 1993 until 2014, when it was reorganised as Radio Sputnik.
The Voice of Vietnam (also Radio the Voice of Vietnam, Vietnamese: Đài Tiếng nói Việt Nam) is the Vietnam national radio broadcaster.
Voltaire Gazmin (born October 22, 1944 in Moncada, Tarlac) is a Filipino soldier who was the 35th Secretary of the Department of National Defense of the Philippines.
A walkathon (walk-a-thon), walking marathon or sponsored walk is a type of community or school fundraiser in which participants raise money by collecting donations or pledges for walking a predetermined distance or course.
Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.
The Weather Underground Organization (WUO), commonly known as the Weather Underground, was an American militant radical left-wing organization founded on the Ann Arbor campus of the University of Michigan.
Western Visayas (Kabisay-an Nakatundan; Kanlurang Kabisayaan) is an administrative region in the Philippines, numerically designated as Region VI.
Will Steffen (born 1947) is an American chemist.
Woleai, also known as Oleai, is a coral atoll of twenty-two islands in the eastern Caroline Islands in the Pacific Ocean, and forms a legislative district in the Yap State in the Federated States of Micronesia and is located approximately west-northwest of Ifalik and northeast of Eauripik.
The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.
World Vision International is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.
Xinhua News Agency (English pronunciation: J. C. Wells: Longman Pronunciation Dictionary, 3rd ed., for both British and American English) or New China News Agency is the official state-run press agency of the People's Republic of China.
Yahoo! News is a news website that originated as an internet-based news aggregator by Yahoo!.
Yap State is one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).
Yonhap News Agency (주식회사 연합뉴스) is a South Korean news agency.
Zamboanga Peninsula (Chavacano: Peninsula de Zamboanga; Tangway ng Zamboanga; Península de Zamboanga) is an administrative region in the Philippines, designated as Region IX.
The 1881 Haiphong typhoon was a typhoon that struck Haiphong, in Dai Nam (now Vietnam), and the northern part of the Captaincy General of the Philippines (now the Philippines) on October 8, 1881.
The 2013 Bohol earthquake occurred on October 15 at in Bohol, an island province located in Central Visayas, Philippines.
The 2013 Pacific typhoon season was the most active Pacific typhoon season since 2004, as well as the deadliest since 1975.
The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP19 or CMP9 was held in Warsaw, Poland from 11 to 23 November 2013.
The 2017 Pacific typhoon season was a below-average season in terms of Accumulated Cyclone Energy and the number of typhoons and super typhoons, and the first since the 1977 season to not produce a Category 5-equivalent typhoon on the Saffir-Simpson scale.
The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) is one of seven Marine Expeditionary Units in existence in the United States Marine Corps.
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