Philippines (Lonely Planet)
Provides information about the people, land, history, and culture. Sometimes visitors misspell as Phillipines, Philipines, or Phillippines. 10-01
Statistics Surrounding Typhoon Haiyan (Washington Post)
"Wind speed of Typhoon Haiyan: 195 miles per hour."
"Wind speed in 1969's Hurricane Camille, previously the highest measured in any hurricane or typhoon: 190 miles per hour."
"People in need of food because of the storm: 2.5 million."
"Share of Philippines population living on less than $2 per day: 2 in 5"
Worst Storm Ever Hits the Philippines (NBC News)
"The scope of the most powerful storm ever to make landfall was slowly revealing itself in the Philippines, where at least seven people were confirmed dead after Typhoon Haiyan swept the Pacific islands."