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US sends aid to PH after deadly typhoon


This picture taken on December 5, 2012 shows a Red Cross volunteer (C, bottom) giving first aid to a seated rescued soldier (L) in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in New Bataan, Compostela Valley in the southern Philippines on December 5, 2012. At least 325 people were killed and hundreds remain missing in the Philippines following the deadliest typhoon to hit the country this year, the civil defence chief said on December 6. AFP/Karlos Manlupig

WASHINGTON — The United States offered disaster relief and sent condolences Wednesday to the Philippines and Palau in the wake of Typhoon Bopha, which left hundreds dead.

At least 325 people were killed and hundreds remain missing in the Philippines following the deadliest typhoon to hit the country this year, the Philippines civil defence chief said in Manila.

“The United States offers condolences for the destruction and loss of life in the southern Philippines and the widespread damage to populated areas in Palau caused by Typhoon Bopha,” deputy State Department spokesman Mark Toner said in a statement.

“Our embassies in Manila and Koror have offered immediate disaster relief assistance, and we are working closely with authorities in both countries to offer additional assistance as needed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this tragedy.”

Philippines civil defense chief Benito Ramos warned that the toll was expected to rise because hundreds of people are still missing.


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  • NoWorryBHappy

    Dear Uncle Sam,

    Thank you for your thoughts and assistance you offer.
    We need all the help we can get.

    Your Friend,
    Juan dela Cruz

  • kilabot

    that’s why we have 25% increase in hiv/aids cases. it came from usa; 
    earlier, usa sent us nuclear waste;
    no matter, still a ph friend. lesser evil than the rest.

  • DakuAkongUtin

    You heard the saying, You can ‘t pay a credit with a credit, right ? You can ;t pay a debt with something you borrowed, right? THe same thing with Jewishrunned America. They can ;t give something they dont have . So what they give as aid to kayumangmangs is borrowed from China or someplace else. Thats how screwed up these white people are. Hehheehehe . 

    • Free_Pacific

       You can change your name, but you can’t change the filth that comes from your diseased brain.

  • DakuAkongUtin

     Ma triangulate namin saan ka ngayon, pfckurakot , para dadalhin ka namin balik sa kulungan.  AWOL ka nga. Patay gutom ka ngayon , ano….

  • DakuAkongUtin

     Ma triangulate namin saan ka ngayon, pfckurakot , para dadalhin ka namin
    balik sa kulungan.  AWOL ka nga. Patay gutom ka ngayon , ano….

    • pfc_kulapu

      Chito Sta Romana (aka AFPako Romana, Inteliling ng 11th IB daw )
      Tanda na Tanga…

      Mamaya punta ako sa Shopwise Cubao mag grocery….at dadaan ako sa Camp Aguinaldo…
      Gets mo…

    • pfc_kulapu

      Chito Sta Romana (aka AFPako Romana, Inteliling ng 11th IB daw )
      Bukas malaman natin kong sino ang nagsisinungaling…
      Ambush nyo ako… experience ko na yan…
      Tingnan nyo galaw at laki ng braso ko.

    • pfc_kulapu

      Chito Sta Romana (aka AFPako Romana, Inteliling ng 11th IB daw )
      Tandaan mo hinamon na kita… 
      Tanda na Tanga…

      Dapat ma TV Patrol ako…

  • pfc_kulapu

    Sa aking Mga Kababayan, if wala nako dito bukas.. Totoo ang banta ni AFPako (aka DAKUAKONGUTIN, aka Chito Sta Romana)….

    or else CERTIFIED TANGA SIYA..

  • simplewatcher

    America is always here to assist whether you welcome it or not specially in times of calamities because  it’s a way of life for them to help without raising an issue.God bless America.

    • bugoybanggers

      Okay lang ang donation pero paki usap lang na kung maari ipa AIRDROP na lang sa lugar kung saan nasalanta ng BAGYO para mapakinabangan ng mga tunay na nangangailangan. Alam naman ng lahat na kapag dinaan sa mga agencia ng mga POLITIKO, sigurado mababawasan pa ito at ang masaklap pa, mapapalitan ng local na sardinas at karnenorte. Yung mga galing tate, sigurado nasa mga tindahan nila para ibenta na naman. Kaya nga nananawagan po sa mga KANO na wag po kayong magtiwala sa mga politiko dahil kahambing po sila sa crocs.. In the Philippines, crocodile are not endagered espicies, they are deadly pest that need to be eradicated. Okay joe if you come you can kill as many crocs as you want. Enjoy hunting.

  • bugoybanggers

    Nasaan na ba ang mga MAKAKALIWANG PANGKAT? Tandaan ninyo sa lugar na iyan, maraming suporter at mismo kapamilya ng mga NPA/NDF. O kilos na kayo, magbigay naman kayo ng ABULOY. Tawagan ninyo si CHIEF ninyo na nasa NETHERLANDS (nagpapasarap at nag ice-ice baby) na kamo mag padala naman ng tulong para sa HUKBO at kaNAYON. Yung BAYAN MUNA, GABRIELA, ANAKBAYAN, KMU, UP Lawyers and STUDENT COUNCIL for COMMUNISM. Chinese COMMUNIST PARTY of the PHILIPPINES, atibpa. ABULOY NINYO! Cash pwede na huwag lang mga BARIL at BALA.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    THANKS UNITED STATES FOR HELP YOU ARE THE POLICE IN THE WORLD.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    MAGANDA AIR DROPS NA LANG DONASYON PAG DUMAAN SA GOBYERNO MABABAWASAN PA YAN ALAM MO NAMAN SA PILIPINAS MAGICIAN KAKATAKOT O KAYA IBIGAY SA CHANEL 7 SURE YAN MAPUPUNTA SA MAHIRAP SA GOBYERNO NAKU PO” PARA NA PO NINYO AWA DUDUGASIN PA YAN!!!



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