Dec 3 Inquirer News "‘Yolanda’ death toll at 5,680; 1,779 still missing" - Typhoon Yolanda survivors pass by hundreds of victims lying in body bags on the roadside until forensic experts can register and bury them in a mass grave outside of Tacloban, Philippines on Nov. 19, 2013
MANILA, Philippines—A Catholic bishop from one of the areas worst-hit by supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) has criticized some foreign aid organizations for giving out contraceptives such as condoms and birth control pills to victims in Eastern Samar. Borongan Bishop Crispin Varquez said on Wednesday that instead of doling out contraceptives, they must focus on providing what the typhoon victims have been needing the most, like livelihood and food.
The sun rises over flooded streets as parts of southern Queensland experiences record flooding in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Oswald on Jan. 30, 2013, in Bundaberg, Australia. (Chris Hyde/Getty Images) Weather.com's Top 100 Photos of 2013 - weather.com