Lessons in the "naturaldisasters" Category

The Philippines typhoon disaster

Today, we will talk about Typhoon Haiyan that recently caused severe devastation right across the Central Philippines. At the time of writing more than 10,000 people have been killed by the typhoon. The race is on to help survivors. Meanwhile more than a million people in Vietnam have fled their homes ahead of the storms arrival there.

Category: Philippines / Typhoon Haiyan / Weather

Oklahoma - After the tornado

Today, let’s talk about the devastating tornado that recently hit Oklahoma in the USA. The town of Moore near Oklahoma City took a direct hit. Entire streets were reduced to rubble as the powerful storm hit - destroying everything in its path.

Stories have emerged of the bravery of those who tried to protect others from the tornado, including the teachers who protected their students from the storm as two schools took a direct hit.

Category: USA / Oklahoma / Tornado