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Typhoon ‘Sendong’ wreaks havoc in Mindanao December 17, 2011

Posted by pilibustero in Personal.
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Mindanao was swept in a tragic disaster yesterday when typhoon Sendong (International Name: Washi) raged through the island leaving some 180 deaths and 400 others missing and thousands homeless, with most casualties accounted in Iligan City and Cagayan de Oro City due to flash floods. Public Storm Warning Signal is still up for the most part of Northern Mindanao and Southern Visayas, while the typhoon is heading to Palawan within the next 24 hours. Blogger Mindanaoan has shared some graphic photos in the aftermath of the killer typhoon via twitter, which I re-posted below:

A father weeps while carrying his child (Via twitter.com/#!/mindanaoan/media/slideshow?url=http%3A%2F%2Ftwitpic.com%2F7udqwz)

Via twitter.com/#!/mindanaoan/media/slideshow?url=http%3A%2F%2Ftwitpic.com%2F7udoml

Via twitter.com/#!/mindanaoan/media/slideshow?url=http%3A%2F%2Ftwitpic.com%2F7udqwz

Donation/Help in cash or kind are most welcome through the following:

SMS – How to Donate via SMS
PNRC – Donate thru @philredcross Text REDAMOUNT to 2899 (Globe) or 4143 (Smart)
Iligan City – Donations: Grace Saquilabon (CSWD Head) 09173089172 / Iligan City Town Plaza starting 8am tomorrow
Cagayan de Oro – Old Canteen, Xavier University

Photos courtesy of @Mindanaoan (All Rights Reserved)

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