30 December 2011

2011 ending, on to 2012

It's just missing the last big disaster of the year...

Philippine typhoon toll 1,249
The death toll in the Philippines from one of the country's worst natural disaster in two decades has risen to 1,249 with about 1,100 missing....

Typhoon Washi sent torrents of water, mud and logs cascading through riverside and coastal villages on Mindanao island in mid-December, destroying more than 10,000 houses and displacing more than 300,000 people, who are mostly in emergency shelters.

VIDEO: Typhoon Washi (SENDONG) - 2011 World's Most Deadliest Typhoon