Sunday, November 10, 2013

Bodies in the streets, a plague of looters and 10,000 dead in one Philippine city alone: A MAJOR CALAMITY!

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Remains: Survivors have begun to rummage through the wreckages of houses in a bid to find food to feed their families
Typhoon Haiyan was a maximum category-five storm with ground winds of up to 235mph

Authorities say the death toll could be 10,000 in the city of Tacloban, Leyte, alone

Around four million people are said to have been affected, according to the the country's national disaster agency

Bodies were seen floating in flooded streets and survivors said the aftermath is like the 2004 Tsunami

Filipino government now considering introducing martial law to combat looting sprees as homeless search for food

Britain has pledged more than £6million in aid and support for the devastated country

UN says 2.5m people are in need of food aid and UNICEF have estimated 1.5 m children live in affected areas

A team of about 90 U.S. Marines and sailors have been dispatched to the Philippines to aid relief effort

Hundreds of thousands of people in South East Asia have been evacuated and moved to shelters

Vietnam authorities moved 883,000 people in 11 central provinces to safe zones, government said

Typhoon has now made landfall in Sanya in south China's Hainan province

The Filipino government has threatened the introduction of martial law to battle widespread looting in the wake of the super typhoon Haiyan, which caused a 'tsunami-like disaster', feared to have claimed 10,000 lives in one city alone.
Reports of lawless mobs ransacking the homes of the dead and remains of shops in Tacloban, Leyte, one of the worst hit parts of the country, has forced President Benigno Aquino to deploy police and army troops to the area to restore calm.

Efforts by aid agencies to deliver food and water have been hampered by plagues of looters attacking emergency convoys and stealing from supply vans, the Philippine Red Cross have said. A TV station reported ATM machines have also been broken open. 

President Benigno Aquino said: 'Tonight, a column of armoured vehicles will be arriving in Tacloban to show the government's resolve and to stop this looting.'

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