On November eighth when the category-5 super typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines, its devastating power and the sheer force of winds near 195 mph left incalculable loss, heartbreak and total devastation in its wake.
With thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless, Typhoon Haiyan has been described as one of the most powerful typhoons ever to hit land.
The devastation is immense. The death toll is nearing 4,000 and number of injured has reached almost 13,000. Entire communities have been flattened and nearly 2 million people displaced.
We desperately want to help. Countries around the world have pledged relief aid for those affected by the typhoon. If you are like me, you may have noticed that the frequency and ferocity of catastrophic weather seems to be on the rise …read more of Typhoon Haiyan, Extreme Weather and Climate Change here