Somoa Hit by Tsunami as Earthquake adds more Problems to Region. Philipines & Vietnam Recovers, Somoa Looks for Rescue and Aid.


Philippines reports 1.9 million homes destroyed in Manila with nearly 380,000 seeking shelter.  This is probably half of the ones who really need help or are struggling at relatives and friends homes, crowded or feeling the financial burden.  Aid agencies are working vigorously to help the region, however, storms are developing rapidly as Cambodia to Vietnam has received heavy damage. The most recent weather disaster was the tsunami that flooded streets of Somao.  The earthquake happened in the ocean, causing the massive wave, then flooding inward toward coastal city villages.  Check report of the death toll as of this week for these natural disasters!

Typhoon Ketsana

Philippines = 284 dead or missing

Vietnam = 23 dead  170,000 evacuated

Tsunami-  Sept. 30

Samoa = 47 dead, 100 presumed and injuries are not recorded yet


IN THE NEWS, the National Disasters:

A main road in the downtown area of Fagatogo, is seen flooded by water from a tsunami located in the main town area in American Samoa.

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