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Old November 13 2013, 10:27 AM   #14
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Re: The Disaster in The Philippines (Super Typhoon Haiyan)

Rhubarbodendron wrote: View Post
What really shocked me was an interview showing people being totally shocked that their houses were destroyed and that they were lucky to have escaped alife. I mean, really - the government warned them several days ahead of the storm and virtually begged everyone to go to the shelters. All radio stations issued warnings literally every 5 minutes on Friday, a full day before the storm came. That anyone can be so foolish as to ignore all of that and stay at home is really unbelievable.
Neither that or the looting are very unbelievable imo given how things are there. Nonetheless none of it detracts from the tragedy of the event.
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