Wed, Nov 13, 2013 - Page 1 News List

Planes fly relief supplies to Philippines

HELPING HAND:The two C-130 planes each carried 7.5 tonnes of goods that had been collected by various Buddhist groups and the Red Cross Society of the ROC

By Rich Chang  /  Staff reporter

Haiyan, which struck on Friday last week, was one of the most powerful storms to ever hit land and death toll estimates have ranged up to 10,000 people, though the lack of contact with many of the devastated areas has made it difficult for Philippine authorities to get an accurate count of the casualities and the damage.

Additional reporting by CNA

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