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It was really amazing how Jehovah's people act and respond to the needs of our dear brothers and sisters who were affected by the disaster last year. Truly, Jehovah's name was glorified because of our sincere interest and love to each other. My niece shares this news on facebook. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/597786/yolanda-homes-up-in-5-days-in-leyte
Super Typhoon Haiyan
Wren posted a topic in Secular News in the Mainstream MediaSuper Typhoon Haiyan, one of strongest storms ever, hits central Philippines By Jethro Mullen, CNN November 7, 2013 -- Updated 2342 GMT (0742 HKT) (CNN) -- Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever observed, made landfall Friday morning in the Philippines, the country's weather service reported. Thousands of people in vulnerable areas of the central Philippines were evacuated as the monster storm spun toward the country. With sustained winds of 315 kph (195 mph) and gusts as strong as 380 kph (235 mph), Haiyan churned across the Western Pacific into the Philippines. Its wind strength makes it equivalent to an exceptionally strong Category 5 hurricane... Earthquake survivors vulnerable ...Some of the most vulnerable people are those living in makeshift shelters on the central Philippine island of Bohol. Last month, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit the island, which lies close to the typhoon's predicted path. The quake killed at least 222 people, injured nearly 1,000 and displaced about 350,000, according to authorities.
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