All posts tagged with: typhoon

Nestle CEO takes privatisation one sip to far.

Posted October 30, 2013 no picture BreedCompassion

no picture BreedCompassion View Profile
Member since September 2, 2013
  • 5 Posts

http://beyondblindfold.com/nestle-ceo-water-is-not-a-human-right-should-be-privatized/ So I was directed to this article today and as I read it I literally wanted to scream! What on earth?! Peter Brabeck, CEO of Nestle, is claiming that water should not be a public right and that it should be owned by corporations. Now, I'm going to hope that he hasn't even considered the consequences of what would happen to those living in slum areas if this were to manifest as I cannot bare the...


Progress in Education in the Philippines

Posted February 7, 2014 no picture Sean_GEMConnect_Hammonton_USA

no picture Sean_GEMConnect_Hammonton_USA View Profile
Member since December 3, 2013
  • 2 Posts

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bfl5O49CEAAHJqn.jpg:large

Source: http://twitter.com/unicefphils/status/430508536095...

Without doubt millions of people have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Things are getting better and people are getting help. I just wanted to link this tweet by UNICEF on the topic.


Why are there still natural disasters?

Posted February 13, 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

no picture Victor Brown Omovbude View Profile
Member since February 9, 2014
  • 24 Posts
  • Age 21
Typhoon Haiyan is one of the deadliest natural disasters to hit the Philippines!

Source: http://rdd.me/ehngr0is

The Philippines has suffered from an inexhaustible number of deadly typhoons, earthquakes, volcano eruptions and other natural disasters. This is due to its location along the Ring of Fire, or typhoon belt – a large Pacific Ocean region where many of Earth’s volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur. Annually, approximately 80 typhoons develop above tropical waters, of which 19 enter the Philippine region and six to nine make landfall, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Ce...


Happy Valentine's Day-Spread the Joy!

Posted February 14, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

Avatar JulieVOY View Profile
Member since September 30, 2013
  • 104 Posts

Happy Valentine's Day VOY! David Beckham recently visited Tacloban, which was hit by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. About 6 million children were affected by the typhoon. Pictured here are children in the Child Friendly Spaces. You can see the happiness on both David's and the children's faces. We want to know how you are spreading joy today and throughout the weekend. Valentine's Day is a holiday we share with loved ones, so why not share it? How do you like to spread...