“A quarter million people were homeless and 477 confirmed dead after the Philippines’ worst typhoon this year, officials said Thursday, as the government appealed for international help.”
“Erinea Cantilla and her family walked barefoot for two days in a vain search for food and shelter through a muddy wasteland near the mountainous town of New Bataan after the deluge destroyed their house and banana and cocoa farm.”
“A man trapped for two days under rocks and debris after flash floods swept away his entire family was among those rescued Thursday. “It’s a miracle that I survived, but I might as well be dead,” said Carlos Agang, 54, who suffered a broken right leg.”
Some people have bigger problems.
Thinking of the Philippines today.