O tufão Haiyan deve chegar às províncias centrais do Vietnã na manhã deste domingo (10), dois dias após deixar um rastro gigantesco de destruição pela região central do Arquipélago das Filipinas, na sexta-feira.
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.
Nov. 27 Inquirer News "Slow death count stands at 5,240" - Only five confirmed deaths have been added to the official death toll from Supertyphoon “Yolanda” which, as of Tuesday, stood at 5,240 killed and 1,613 missing, according to Defense Undersecretary Eduardo del Rosario, executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)
Dec 16, 2013 Inquirer News - "Nearly nine out of 10 fatalities in the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” have remained unidentified more than a month after the storm hit the country, according to an official advisory"