This breaks my heart. Over 10,000 people dead and continued widespread devastation in a country already so impoverished. Please assist in any way you can and by donating to any of the fine organizations providing relief to the victims:
Prayers always welcome, of course, and any efforts to rally the universe towards stabilizing this country is much appreciated. Why are poor countries always devastated by catastrophic weather, countries most unable to help themselves?
Like many countries in Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, and the Indian Ocean, the Philippines has beautiful areas when not continuously battling the elements and governmental inadequacy: