Christian Relief Agencies Responding as Over 10,000 Filipinos Feared Dead in Typhoon Aftermath

November 11, 2013

A number of international Christian relief agencies are reaching out to provide food, medicine and shelter to the many Filipinos affected by super typhoon Yolanda as death tolls are expected to climb into the thousands in the days ahead.

As many as 10,000 people are feared dead in the aftermath of of the disaster, which tore through the Philippines at speeds exceeding 150 mph on Friday. Officials reported on Sunday that the majority of deaths were due to drownings and collapsed buildings, and that at least 100 bodies have been discovered in Tacloban City alone.

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