A mother and son look at their house destroyed by Typhoon Rai. She has rice, four small cans of sardines and corned beef for Christmas. Photo: AP
A mother and son look at their house destroyed by Typhoon Rai. She has rice, four small cans of sardines and corned beef for Christmas. Photo: AP

Philippines typhoon Rai: ‘Please don’t forget us’; homes, water, food, power shortages

  • Governor of hard-hit Bohol province, where more than 100 people died and 150,000 houses were destroyed or damaged, asks foreign aid agencies to help
  • ‘There is overwhelming fear, there are no gifts, there were no Christmas Eve dinners, there is none of that today’, said Governor Arthur Yap

Topic |   The Philippines
A mother and son look at their house destroyed by Typhoon Rai. She has rice, four small cans of sardines and corned beef for Christmas. Photo: AP
A mother and son look at their house destroyed by Typhoon Rai. She has rice, four small cans of sardines and corned beef for Christmas. Photo: AP
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