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10,000 feared killed in Philippines by super typhoon Haiyan (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

10.11.2013 01:01

An estimated 10,000 people might have been killed in the central Philippine province of Leyte alone, which was almost completely destroyed by the powerful typhoon Haiyan, local authorities said.

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SuchN3SS 15.11.2013 00:59

Gerry 14.11.2013 05:58

W hat conceivable reason would a HAARP attack be for,they can't use that thing anymore cause it has a habit of frying sattelites. Nope this was just bad luck and the greenhouse effect, conspiracy theories are in bad taste now, so take off your tin foil hat a donate some money.


Besides the general profiteering from destruction that is responsible for much of the "economy". Then maybe a little piece of legislation known as the Trans Pacific Partnership. Watch video entitled "'Weather Modification'=dutchs inse" on YouTube for further articulation!


Freesaxon 11.11.2013 08:09

>>She spoke of the hundreds of bodies strewn around the streets. “There were children and women," <<

Ju st ... children and women ?
Strange comment if true !


Freesaxon 11.11.2013 08:06

Wood, wood, and piles of wood, the few buildings left in place are brick, when they rebuild help should be given help to enable them to build stronger buildings, along with shelters.

It's 2013 they had the warning but nowhere to go ?


Colorado 11.11.2013 07:40

Rebuilding buildings is one thing.
Ignoring evacuation warnings is this.


Arghangel 11.11.2013 07:32

The U.S. stepped forward and offered an initial $100,000 for I guess, individual Health Insurance Copays and fresh drinking water, medicine, etc... reminds me of an old R. Cobb political cartoon of some starving African kid sitting next to a C.A.R.E. package holding a can of Drano! Glad to see the country that shipped me off to Viet Nam back in the 70's is finally Manning-Up to make a difference in the present World Situation!!


Lance Robile 11.11.2013 06:48

Good on the US for helping these people, russians need to help to but it looks like they still choking on NSA stories.


little one 11.11.2013 04:57

Nature always balance it self beyond any emotions, so man need better understanding & linkages with it.


Barack Jamshid Us 11.11.2013 04:34

oh god


KC Greengrow 10.11.2013 22:47

This is sad, but nature has its ways of keeping our population down doesn't it. It's hard to empathy for our culture while it continues to destroy itself for the sake of greed. These people are some of the hardest workers I have come across. They will bounce back and hopefully build a stronger infrastructure and early warning systems with the aid of the international communities.


Rob42 10.11.2013 22:31

This is from

"Britain has pledged more than £6million in aid and support for the devastated country, but those affected said the relief effort had so far failed to cope with the shocking scale of the emergency. Prime Minister David Cameron telephoned Philippine president to offer the UK's full support."


Moussaoui Ahmed 10.11.2013 20:34

vraiment dessolé .pour le peuple philippine.est aussi pour les peuple qui on attendre comme c est phénomène.est ces phénomène qui on son solution merci


Bianca Toma 10.11.2013 20:00

THIS is truly a human tragedy and I pray we all around the World chip in to help these poor folks.These storms will increase if we don't learn to take care of our planet fast and stop destroying it.I can be hit next,so can you all.This needs to make us pay attention people quickly !
Lord help these folks out there please !


Rob42 10.11.2013 19:13

Kim 10.11.2013 17:55

There will be more dead than 10,000. More like 100,000, sorry to say.


Looking at the latest reports, you could very well be correct.

From Channel4 news: "Officials have yet to make contact with Guiuan, a town of 40,000 first hit by the typhoon. The city of Baco is 80 percent under water, the UN has confirmed."


gera toutoune 10.11.2013 19:02

There will always be natural catastrophes. But too much economic pressures have hindered people to guard against them. A lot of these casualties could be avoided if the people had adequate economic means to build their lodgings.


Sanz Lopez 10.11.2013 18:52

I myself couldnt stand to watch the filipino channel here in chicago. Its very heartbreaking and devastating seeing all those dead people lying everywhere in the streets ... The country is composed if 7,107 islands i think it would be morethan 10,000 has died in that storm because as i saw in news small islands are titally washed away by sea water and some dead people are washed away through the sea.. There's raelly no place to hide its an islands no where to run.. So heartbreaking because all the people from the evacuation area died because its just first floor and the water level is upto the roof.


Kim 10.11.2013 17:55

There will be more dead than 10,000. More like 100,000, sorry to say.


Don Arrington 10.11.2013 17:15

If I could afford it I would go and help setup self sustainable camps and teach survival skills to those in need.
plenty of fish enough material for shelter and fire, boil the water, Its kinda like camping. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger and these people have in the past proven they are a strong people.


Rob42 10.11.2013 14:46

I also read today that as many as 10,000 may have died in just one area of the Philippines and 1000s are missing across the islands. The odd thing is that the Philippine government has so far only confirmed the deaths of 151 people. I also find it hard to reconcile the differences in these reports. If these numbers were "just plucked out of the air to obtain sympathetic foreign donations, aid, and relief supplies" would the Philippine government not also be quoting these numbers? I think it's going to take some time before we know for sure want to real numbers are as it must be a very confusing situation.

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