Philippine Survivors Desperate for Water, Food, Medical Supplies

14 Nov 2013 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines

Survivors of super-Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines six days ago, leaving a path of destruction so great the storm is being called the nation’s worst natural disaster, remain in desperate need of clean water, food and medical supplies.“Clean water is now very hard to find and people are drinking from and bathing in the same waterways that are filled with rotting corpses, dead animals, sewage and debris,” NBC News’ Dr. Nancy Snyderman reported this week.This raised the risk of severe dehydration and outbreaks of water-borne illnesses like dysentery, cholera and typhoid fever, all of which could add to the growing death toll, which so far has been put at over 1,800 people...

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