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Philippine Government Defends Response to Typhoon

The Philippine government says it is facing its biggest ever logistical challenge after Typhoon Haiyan, which has affected up to 11 million people.

Cabinet Secretary Rene Almendras said the government had been overwhelmed by the impact of Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record.

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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  • Live Free or Diet||

    Remember how long New Orleans was on its own after Hurricane Katrina?
    Or eastern North Carolina after Hurricane Floyd?
    When the infrastructure is that smashed, it can be nigh impossible to get the relief people in place, much less the supplies for the people they're trying to help.