Philippines aid efforts bring new hope

Philippines aid efforts bring new hope

A German charity worker in the Philippines has told The Local how some hope is emerging from the devastation of typhoon Haiyan as the aid effort starts to take effect.

Germany agrees €8bn flood fund

Germany agrees €8bn flood fund

Tourists ‘should brave flood mosquitoes’

Tourists ‘should brave flood mosquitoes’

Sandbag handbags swell flood clean-up effort

Sandbag handbags swell flood clean-up effort

Germany forms €8-billion fund for flood victims

Germany forms €8-billion fund for flood victims

Death toll rises as floods roll northward

Death toll rises as floods roll northward

‘We must learn to give rivers space’

‘We must learn to give rivers space’

Northern Germany races to repel flood surge

Northern Germany races to repel flood surge

Merkel praises flood fighting efforts

Merkel praises flood fighting efforts

German floods ‘likely to cost billions’

German floods ‘likely to cost billions’

Before and after: Seven flooded German towns

Before and after: Seven flooded German towns

Eastern German cities brace for flood wave

Eastern German cities brace for flood wave

Merkel to tour areas devastated by floods

Merkel to tour areas devastated by floods

Merkel pledges €100 million in flood aid

Merkel pledges €100 million in flood aid

Germany steps up flooding evacuations

Germany steps up flooding evacuations

South begins cleanup as waters recede

South begins cleanup as waters recede

Germany’s collective blame phobia

Germany’s collective blame phobia

Zombie apocalypse no joke for Berlin officials

Zombie apocalypse no joke for Berlin officials

Germans get ready for Mayan apocalypse

Germans get ready for Mayan apocalypse

Smoke alarms could be disaster warning system

Smoke alarms could be disaster warning system

Mayan ‘apocalypse’ codex goes on display

Mayan ‘apocalypse’ codex goes on display

Euro crisis, earthquakes slam Munich Re profits

Euro crisis, earthquakes slam Munich Re profits

Gigantic crack spooks officials on Baltic island

Gigantic crack spooks officials on Baltic island

Earthquake shakes the Rhineland

Earthquake shakes the Rhineland

African famine blamed on Chinese land grab

African famine blamed on Chinese land grab

Berlin doubles aid to combat African famine

Berlin doubles aid to combat African famine

Study finds alarming rise in sea levels

Study finds alarming rise in sea levels

Ash airspace closure possibly unnecessary

Ash airspace closure possibly unnecessary

Allianz Q1 profit hit by Japan disaster

Allianz Q1 profit hit by Japan disaster

Japanese food import checks tightened

Japanese food import checks tightened

Radiation checks offered to travellers from Japan

Radiation checks offered to travellers from Japan

Reinsurers post Japan quake loss estimates

Reinsurers post Japan quake loss estimates

Group offers to take in young Japanese to avoid nuclear fallout

Group offers to take in young Japanese to avoid nuclear fallout

Lufthansa diverts Tokyo flights to Nagoya, Osaka

Lufthansa diverts Tokyo flights to Nagoya, Osaka

THW team ends rescue operation in Japan

THW team ends rescue operation in Japan

Lufthansa scans Japan flights for radioactivity

Lufthansa scans Japan flights for radioactivity

Berlin pledges support to devastated Japan

Berlin pledges support to devastated Japan

Torrential rain clouds Germany’s future

Torrential rain clouds Germany’s future

Flooded Lower Saxon county raises disaster alarm

Flooded Lower Saxon county raises disaster alarm

Rügen loses huge chunk of national park coastline in slide

Rügen loses huge chunk of national park coastline in slide

German woman killed in severe Malaysian flooding

German woman killed in severe Malaysian flooding

Saxony-Anhalt officials warn of sinkhole plague

Saxony-Anhalt officials warn of sinkhole plague

Sinkhole swallows car

Sinkhole swallows car

Sinkhole filled, but residents not allowed to return

Sinkhole filled, but residents not allowed to return

Brandenburg still fighting off floodwaters

Brandenburg still fighting off floodwaters

Evacuations begin amid record flooding in Brandenburg

Evacuations begin amid record flooding in Brandenburg

Flood danger puts Saxony on alert

Flood danger puts Saxony on alert

Eastern floodwaters ease but alert remains high

Eastern floodwaters ease but alert remains high

Landslide clogs traffic in Göttingen

Landslide clogs traffic in Göttingen

Tornado wallops Hesse

Tornado wallops Hesse

‘It would be naïve not to have reservations about helping Pakistan’

‘It would be naïve not to have reservations about helping Pakistan’

Most Germans reluctant to donate to Pakistan

Most Germans reluctant to donate to Pakistan

Germany increases aid to Pakistan by €10 million

Germany increases aid to Pakistan by €10 million

Donations for Pakistan flood victims slow to pick up

Donations for Pakistan flood victims slow to pick up

Brandenburg flooding fears ease

Brandenburg flooding fears ease

Floodwaters recede but Brandenburg still on alert

Floodwaters recede but Brandenburg still on alert

Saxony hit by floods

Saxony hit by floods

Thunderstorms spark blazes across North Sea island of Sylt

Thunderstorms spark blazes across North Sea island of Sylt

Storm causes flooding and fires from lightning

Storm causes flooding and fires from lightning

Paraffin spill pollutes Baltic beaches

Paraffin spill pollutes Baltic beaches

High water reaches Brandenburg early

High water reaches Brandenburg early

Brandenburg braces for floods

Brandenburg braces for floods

Lufthansa not insured against volcano impact

Lufthansa not insured against volcano impact

Massive cave-in stokes familiar fears in Saxony-Anhalt

Massive cave-in stokes familiar fears in Saxony-Anhalt

Westerwelle brings aid to devastated Chile

Westerwelle brings aid to devastated Chile

Two homes evacuated after landslide opens huge crater

Two homes evacuated after landslide opens huge crater

Haitian children arrive in Frankfurt for adoption

Haitian children arrive in Frankfurt for adoption

ZDF telethon raises more than €20 million for Haiti

ZDF telethon raises more than €20 million for Haiti

Woman pulled from Haitian hotel alive thanks to text message

Woman pulled from Haitian hotel alive thanks to text message

Germany increases aid to Haiti, confirms 1 dead, 30 missing

Germany increases aid to Haiti, confirms 1 dead, 30 missing

German mobile hospital heads for Haiti

German mobile hospital heads for Haiti

Germany offers €1 million in aid to Haiti

Germany offers €1 million in aid to Haiti

Raging storm wallops Germany, leaving one man dead

Raging storm wallops Germany, leaving one man dead

Homes ravaged by tornado near Schwerin

Homes ravaged by tornado near Schwerin

Severe storm leaves knee-deep hail

Severe storm leaves knee-deep hail

Asia launches German tsunami warning system

Asia launches German tsunami warning system

German survives four days under China quake rubble

German survives four days under China quake rubble

Germany offers help to Turkish quake victims

Germany offers help to Turkish quake victims

Merkel suspends nuclear power extension

Merkel suspends nuclear power extension

Merkel offers aid in fighting Russian fires

Merkel offers aid in fighting Russian fires