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Typhoon Haiyan latest

The Telegragh: by Chris Irvine, Hannah Strange — Although evacuations did take place many people stayed in their homes as they perhaps did not understand the threat posed by Haiyan, especially the storm surge. Preparedness is key and better education as to the nature of a major typhoon’s likely impact […]

Typhoon Haiyan: In hard-hit Tacloban, children ripped from arms

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_embed_2x_container.swf?site=cnn&profile=desktop&context=embedwww&videoId=world/2013/11/10/pkg-stevens-philippines-typhoon-tacloban-city.cnn&contentId=world/2013/11/10/pkg-stevens-philippines-typhoon-tacloban-city.cnn By Andrew Stevens and Paula Hancocks, CNN updated 12:16 AM EST, Sun November 10, 2013  Tacloban, Philippines (CNN) — No building in this coastal city of 200,000 residents appears to have escaped damage […]

Super Typhoon Haiyan Could Be One Of The Strongest Storms In World History

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_embed_2x_container.swf?site=cnn&profile=desktop&context=embedwww&videoId=weather/2013/11/07/super-typhoon-haiyan-philippines-stevens-sater.cnn&contentId=weather/2013/11/07/super-typhoon-haiyan-philippines-stevens-sater.cnn Source of post below Huffington Post: From Climate Central’s Andrew Freedman: Super Typhoon Haiyan — which is one of the strongest storms in world history based on maximum windspeed — is about to plow through the Central Philippines, producing a potentially deadly storm surge and dumping heavy rainfall that could […]

Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of strongest storms ever, heads for central Philippines

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_embed_2x_container.swf?site=cnn&profile=desktop&context=embedwww&videoId=world/2013/11/07/sot-typhoon-haiyan-philippines-chad-myers-12p.cnn&contentId=world/2013/11/07/sot-typhoon-haiyan-philippines-chad-myers-12p.cnn (CNN) — Thousands of people in vulnerable areas of the Philippines are being relocated as the strongest storm on the planet so far this year spins toward the country. With […]