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By SKYE Editors
Nov 08, 2013
Messages are painted on a demolished street in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan on November 13, 2013 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines. Around 10,000 people are feared dead in the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year.
No one should be putting any ugly comments on here!! These are people that were devastated! Who says they were poor! Some of them had money and nice houses! No matter the house nothing was going to stand up to the winds and the waves and all that went on during that storm! That was 200 and more mile per hour winds! And they say they just keep beating and beating the place! Strongest storm on record! WHERE IS THE COMPASSION PEOPLE??!! GOD BLESS ALL THAT'S GOING THROUGH THIS! Some have families over there and waiting to hear something and for the ones there going through this! I will Pray every day for YOU!!
Aloha, That is true. To my many friends in the Phillepines you have my prayers, Nancy C Schumacher
Thanks for all your prayers........prayers lift our spirit.
There isn't too much you can do to prepare for this kind of Hurricane (Typhoon), if you don't evacuate the affected islands altogether. And that's alot of people to try to evacuate. Maybe some of the towns on the back sides of the mountains were less devastated I don't know. Stock up on water and food, buy a generator and gasoline to run the generator. Get up to high ground. I remember the scramble in the grocery stores a few years ago before Hurricane Ike came to Houston. Galveston and Boliver were hit hard and many houses were inundated and blown away, many lives were lost. The building codes are very strict in coastal areas, up to 150 mph wind speeds. Above that and there isn't much to prevent the total destruction of buildings. And remember the houses are getting impacted by blown debris from other houses. Reinforced concrete houses might be better, but remember the Phillipines is also an earthquake zone, so they have to be built to withstand that. They have to get food and water there fast, and evacuate the people to less hit areas, so they can start rebuilding their lives. And yes as long as we have a military presence there, we should be doing everything we can to help out. Anyone who says these people should be prepared needs to volunteer a week of their time and go help and pray for a change of heart. I submit if they went there and saw the destruction, they would not be prepared for that.
I bet it worse than New Orlean, Lousiana. Wow, That's huge!! What was the name of the storm that destroy the Philippines foregin?
What is going on out there? It just appear on my AOL news. I wonder, what kind of storm that destroy the half or whole of Phillippines foreign? Was it nuclear or the storm? I've read and try to understand, but didn't say how that happen? Wow, that's huge and worse, possible, like, New Orlean, Louisana.
Bricks wont stand against that kind of russing water on a island. It would be a joke, they are below sea level.
That picture of Samar Philippines is devestating , my childres and ex-wife parents, and relatives are from this island. from area view, they really got hit, got bless them and I hope and pray for all of them!
I am afraid looting is necessary in these disasters. Everything is in an upheavel and wet and now damaged goods. Any food, water or other goods is fair game for whoever can get it. The businesses are all gone, along with the homes. Nothing will be left to the business owners to salvage.These people want to be air lifted out to a safe port.
Trudy Gs, Frankfort, Il. Is their an organization that can fly volunteers from USA to the Philippines to assist in the disaster; I am sure their are many people that would love to volunteer myself included
i will send nam myoho renge kyo to you the peple of philippines
Don't miss a single drop.
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