Thursday, August 22, 2013

Philippines - Climate change is here and now, 300,000 displaced by flood

Rain pounds Manila as flood death toll climbs - Asia-Pacific - Al Jazeera English: "As of nightfall on Wednesday about 15 percent of Metro Manila, a low-lying city of 12 million people, was still flooded, down from 50 percent on Tuesday, said Mon Viloria of the city's civil defence office. The Philippine Red Cross said almost 300,000 people were living in evacuation centres or seeking shelter with friends and relatives."

No comments:

Post a Comment