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The week in photos: March 3-9, 2018

Mar 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Men dismantle the symbolicly attached prosthetic arms from a replica of the Venus de Milo during an action led by Handicap International to raise awareness on the thousands of amputees worldwide in need of a prosthesis, at the Louvre-Rivoli metro station in Paris on March 6, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT

'Humanitarian catastrophe' in Philippines – aid groups

Aug 24, 2017 - 12:05 AM

Fighting in Mindanao and extreme weather events combine to make a huge humanitarian crisis in the Philippines says Thibault Henry of the charity Acted

WADING INTO THE FRONT LINES. This photo taken on August 22, 2017 shows a government police officer along with members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF-back) wading through a flooded farm on their way to the frontline in Datu Salibo town, Maguindanao province, in Mindanao. Photo by Ferdinandh Cabrera/ AFP

Disaster recovery starts with 'resilient governance'

Mar 12, 2015 - 11:35 AM

Western Visayas humanitarian groups form a network that introduces inclusive community based disaster risk reduction to more communities and advocates changes in disaster management policies

REBUILDING WITH LITTLE. Residents of Antique try to rebuild what's left of houses washed away by Typhoon Yolanda. They need honest-to-goodness construction materials. Photo by Anthony Mondragon

14,500 Yolanda survivors still in tents after SONA

Jul 30, 2014 - 2:09 PM

These communities are being exposed to tremendous risk and uncertainty aid groups say after the President trumpeted efforts for Yolanda survivors

Armless pilot Jessica Cox raises funds for PWD typhoon victims

Feb 27, 2014 - 10:14 PM

Jessica Cox the first licensed pilot in the world with no arms shows how people living with disabilities can overcome their limitations

Jessica Cox: Journey to Guiuan

Feb 27, 2014 - 10:57 AM

Armless pilot Jessica Cox returns to her mother s province Eastern Samar which was devastated by Haiyan