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Haiyan death toll in Philippines rises to 1200, Vietnam braces itself for second landfall

Haiyan death toll in Philippines rises to 1200, Vietnam braces itself for second landfall

Nov 09, – Vietnam has shifted 300,000 residents into storm shelters as it braces for the arrival of Typhoon Haiyan. In its wake, high casualties are feared in the central Philippines, with the death toll exceeding 1200. The Philippine Red Cross said that on Saturday alone in the archipelago’s central city of Tacloban “more than […]

November 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Human Rights Observers: Estimated 30 Million People Worldwide still victims of Modern-Day Slavery

Human Rights Observers: Estimated 30 Million People Worldwide still victims of Modern-Day Slavery

Oct 17, – An estimated 30 million people worldwide are living in modern-day slavery, according to the inaugural Global Slavery Index published on Thursday. The index, compiled by the Walk Free Foundation, said that while India by far had the largest number of enslaved people, the problem was most prevalent in the west African nation […]

October 17, 2013 | By | Reply More