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Sat Nov 9, 2013, 08:43 PM

Does anyone have an update about the Phillipines?

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Reply Does anyone have an update about the Phillipines? (Original post)
gopiscrap Nov 2013 OP
MADem Nov 2013 #1
itsrobert Nov 2013 #2
malaise Nov 2013 #15
gopiscrap Nov 2013 #3
Texasgal Nov 2013 #4
malaise Nov 2013 #5
Texasgal Nov 2013 #7
gopiscrap Nov 2013 #6
freshwest Nov 2013 #8
Turbineguy Nov 2013 #9
Tx4obama Nov 2013 #10
malaise Nov 2013 #11
pnwmom Nov 2013 #12
nadinbrzezinski Nov 2013 #13
Name removed Nov 2013 #14

Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 08:45 PM

1. Last I heard over a thousand had perished.

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 08:45 PM

2. Red Cross: 1,000+ Feared Dead... 'Storm Surges As High As Trees'... No Communications, Power, Water.

Red Cross: 1,000+ Feared Dead... 'Storm Surges As High As Trees'... No Communications, Power, Water... Bodies On Roadside... Nearly 800,000 Forced To Flee Homes... 4.3 Million People Affected... Storm Chasers Describe Devastation... 'The Strongest Ever To Have Made Landfall Anywhere In The World'... How To Help...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 08:47 PM

3. thank you!

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 08:48 PM

4. I've found it quite telling that

our media as not covered this story more.

I've been having to go to international news sites to get better coverage.

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Response to Texasgal (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 08:49 PM

5. There was extensive coverage on NBC nightly news

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Response to malaise (Reply #5)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 08:54 PM

7. Good to see that..

thanks.

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Response to Texasgal (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 08:50 PM

6. Me too, I have a friend over there

and understandably, there is no way to find out if he is ok.

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 09:00 PM

8. A son of a DUer is there and out of touch right now. Worried...

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 09:05 PM

9. I found this:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24863480

My Wife spoke with her relatives on Luzon and they are OK. She also has relatives on Panay who I do not know about but the BBC report contains some information from Borocay that seemed to be OK.

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 10:10 PM

10. Officials: Typhoon Haiyan Death Toll Could Hit 10,000 In Philippines


Typhoon Haiyan Death Toll Could Hit 10,000 In Philippines

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/09/typhoon-haiyan-death-toll_n_4248105.html



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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #10)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 10:14 PM

11. BBC just said that the police commissioner said

10,000 are dead in Leyte alone

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Response to malaise (Reply #11)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 10:16 PM

12. Here's a link about the 10,000 dead in Leyte province from The Guardian.

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2013, 10:23 PM

13. The latest, and sorry for the source, but it is the most recent

 

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/11/09/strongest-typhoon-year-hits-philippines/

10,000 death potential. Now time to fire up my blog to start doing the updates there. Here I really no longer do.

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