As many as 10,000 people are believed dead in one Philippine city alone after one of the worst storms ever recorded unleashed ferocious winds and giant waves that washed away homes and schools. Corpses hung from tree branches and were scattered along sidewalks and among flattened buildings, while looters raided grocery stores and gas stations in search of food, fuel and water.In...one...city...alone. Here are some places to go to help. [cross-posted at Firedoglake]
Monday, November 11, 2013
The Frightening Shape of things to come
There have been hurricanes throughout recorded history, but their scale seems to be getting greater...better not do something about it. Meanwhile the size of the recent disaster in the Philippines is truly staggering.