Oh, we are so worried about all of these dear people in the Philippines and we
are praying they will be found, protected and get the nourishment and water they
are in need of. What a tragedy. We hope and pray all the missionaries serving
there will be found, and found alive.
Having spent 30 months in the Philippines and decades communicating with
families in the Tacloban area. It is heart wrenching to hear that perhaps 12,000
perished in this monster storm.Hopefully there will be relief efforts that can
be trusted to help these people.
This is important enough to many in Utah to update. The death toll may be in
the 10000s now. Deseret News, please help us to know what effective help we can
send? We learned through Hurricane Sandy that sometimes the help sent
isn't effective, and we'd like to be able to help in ways that really
How did those in shantytowns and among those that live in the dumps, fare in
this storm? Cebu City is a major metropolitan locale, but with the Philippines
social system, there are many that are so poor that they're always under
Filipinos are a strong group. My prayers are hoping for a swift recovery for
the whole nation. We pray that all our family and friends there are okay.