Democracy Now: Typhoon Toll in Philippines Hits 477; Thousands Displaced


The death toll from the massive typhoon in the southern Philippines has now topped 477 people, with hundreds more missing. Typhoon Bopha is the most southerly typhoon ever recorded in the western Pacific and the strongest to hit the Philippines this year. Some 200,000 people have also been displaced after winds and flooding destroyed or heavily damaged their homes.

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~ by wheresthemic on December 6, 2012.

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