Thursday, November 14, 2013

Major Storm Damages Philippines, Many Dead, Wounded, Homeless

Several videos and many still images of Damage in Philippines from Typhoon

Starvation and fear in the land laid waste by 200mph typhoon that killed at least 10,000: Dazed survivors scour the streets for food and mobs attack aid trucks in Philippines
Typhoon Haiyan was a maximum category-five storm with gusts of up to 235mph
Authorities say in the city of Tacloban, Leyte, alone, 10,000 could be dead
Up to 4.3 million people have been affected, Filipino national disaster agency say
Bodies were seen floating in flooded streets in reminder of 2004 Tsunami
Filipino government now considering introducing martial law to combat looting
Britain has pledged more than £6million in aid and support for the Philippines
UN says 2.5m people need of food aid and UNICEF estimate 1.5 m children affected
A team of about 90 US Marines and sailors have been dispatched to the nation
Hundreds of thousands of people in South-East Asia have been evacuated
Vietnam authorities have moved 883,000 people in 11 central provinces to safe zones
Typhoon has now made landfall in Sanya in south China's Hainan province
Daily Mail (UK)
PUBLISHED: 04:23 EST, 10 November 2013 | UPDATED: 04:29 EST, 11 November 2013

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9 November 2013 Last updated at 15:54 ET
Typhoon Haiyan: Hundreds feared dead in Philippines

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Rescue efforts underway after Philippines typhoon leaves an estimated 1,200 dead, reports say
Published November 09, 2013

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