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AmeriCares Emergency Response Manager Karl Erdmann amid the destruction in Cebu, the Philippines. (credit: AmeriCares)

AmeriCares Ships Supplies, Lends Assistance In The Philippines

The Philippines’ main disaster response agency raised the death toll Friday to 3,621, up from the previous figure of 2,360. Most of the casualties occurred on Leyte and Samar islands. It said 1,140 people are missing and more than 12,000 injured.

11/15/2013

In this handout from NOAA, Super Typhoon Haiyan moves towards the Philippines November 7, 2013 in the Pacific Ocean. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Super Typhoon Haiyan, Poised To Be Strongest Ever, Slams Philippines

Images from the eye of the storm show mountains of debris floating through waterlogged streets, rain falling in torrential sheets and powerful winds bringing down trees and power lines.

11/08/2013

Tornado Outbreak Slams Through Oklahoma

Tri-State Area Sends Help To Oklahoma Town Devastated By Tornado

As the sun rose over the shattered community of Moore, Oklahoma, the state medical examiner’s office cut the estimated death toll by more than half, saying at least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children.

05/21/2013

Isaac Hits New Orleans, Gulf Coast (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images News)

Isaac Causing Big Problems, But Proving To Be Far Weaker Than Katrina

Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fishing villages that had few defenses against the slow-moving storm that could bring days of unending rain.

08/29/2012