Philippines: Typhoon Bopha leaves path of destruction Order of Malta - Permanent Observer Mission

  • A typhoon victim clings onto a rope while being evacuated in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines. Photo: REUTERS/Erik De Castro
    07/12/2012

    Philippines: Typhoon Bopha leaves path of destruction

    Emergency relief packages on their way to crisis areas More than 400 people have died and nearly 400 remain missing after Typhoon Bopha swept by the Philippines earlier this week with winds of up to 250 km/h. Almost 50,000 are still living in evacuation centres; five million in total have been affected by the storm. […]

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