Thu, September 03, 2009

Typhoon Morakot slams Taiwan

Taiwan seeks to prevent epidemics after flooding

An additional 200 soldiers who worked closely with them were pulled out of the villages and placed under medical observation, TV stations reported. Full story


Hurricane Season 2009: Morakot

Taiwan has already reported flooding rains, landslides, gusty winds and power outages on Friday, August 7 as Morakot was making landfall.


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Roads damaged by Morakot in Taiwan need restoration

2009-08-25 08:35:18 GMT Xinhua English Photo taken on Aug. 24, 2009 shows the severely-damaged Nanheng Road section across the Taoyuan Village of Kaohsiung County, southeast China's Taiwan.

Taiwan seeks to prevent epidemics after flooding

2009-08-25 08:06:23 GMT Taiwanese authorities scrambled to disinfect villages Tuesday that were flooded in the worst typhoon to hit the island in 50 years after four soldiers helping with the cleanup were confirmed to have swine flu.

Taiwan confirms 291 deaths, 387 missing from typhoon

2009-08-24 17:24:22 GMT Xinhua English TAIPEI, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Morakot, the worst typhoon to hit Taiwan in 50 years has claimed at least 291 lives and left 387 missing and 45 injured, said Taiwan's disaster control center Monday.

More mainland technicians leave for Taiwan to help typhoon victims

2009-08-24 07:45:31 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Another seven Chinese mainland technicians left for Taiwan on Monday to help install prefabricated houses on the typhoon-hit island.

Putting pieces back together in Taiwan

2009-08-24 03:08:47 GMT China Daily New homes for disaster victims in Taiwan are now being assembled with help from three mainland technicians.

Coco raises donations for typhoon hit area

2009-08-24 02:52:36 GMT Xinhua English Pop singer Coco Lee attends a promotion event of her new album in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan Province, Aug. 23, 2009, during which she raises donations for the typhoon Morakot hit area in Taiwan by rummage sales of T-shirts designed by herself with a designing group.



Overseas Chinese in London collect money for Taiwan victims

2009-08-19 03:36:17 GMT Xinhua English Overseas Chinese groups in London gathered on Tuesday at London's Chinatown for a donation raising for the people affected by typhoon Morakot in southeast China's Taiwan Province.

Dance show to collect money for Taiwan Morakot victim

2009-08-17 05:59:10 GMT Xinhua English A modern dancing show was held in Taipei on Sunday to collect money for victims of Typhoon Morakot in southern Taiwan.

Typhoon slams China

2009-08-10 06:34:34 GMT Millions evacuated the area after typhoon Morakot slammed into China's east coast. It was the island's worst flooding in 50 years and left dozens missing and feared dead.

Typhoon Morakot lands in east China

2009-08-10 06:02:18 GMT Typhoon Morakot landed in east China's Fujian Province at 4:20 p.m. on Sunday, packing winds up to 12 kilometers per hour in its eye.

Beijing airport ready for Typhoon Morakot

2009-08-10 06:01:16 GMT Airlines are canceling their flights bound for Fujian and Zhejiang provinces in east China as typhoon Morakot is expected to make landfall today.

Hotel blown over by typhoon in China

2009-08-10 05:59:55 GMT Typhoon (hurricane) blows over hotel and drops 100 inches of rain in Taiwan