Jack McCarthy

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Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

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5 Reasons the Philippines Is So Disaster Prone

Warm ocean waters, low-lying coasts, and poverty help explain what makes disasters like Super Typhoon Haiyan dangerous in the Philippines.<p><b>The unofficial death toll for Super Typhoon Haiyan is expected to exceed 10,000 people in the Philippines, but the country is no stranger to catastrophic natural</b> …

Dispatch From One Of The Philippines' Hardest-Hit Areas In

Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines with nearly 200 mile-per-hour winds. Thousands are feared dead. Save the Children's Lynette Lim was in one of the hardest hit areas, Tacloban City, Sundsay morning. She speaks with host Rachel Martin from the capital, Manila.<p>Transcript<p>(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)<p>…

Typhoon Haiyan: at least 10,000 reported dead in Philippine province

At least 10,000 people are thought to have died in the central Philippine province of Leyte after Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall, lashed the area, swallowing coastal towns, a senior police official said early on Sunday morning.<p>About 70-80% of the buildings in the …

Up to 1.7 million children could be affected by devastating impact of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines: UNICEF

<b>NEW YORK, 9 November 2013</b> - As the full impact is being assessed of Super Typhoon Haiyan, which tore through the Philippines over the last 48 hours, …

Typhoon Haiyan kills more than 1,000 in Philippines

More than 1,000 people have been killed in the Philippines after one of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall struck the country Friday, the Red Cross said. The coastal city of Tacloban was among the most devastated areas.<p>The central Philippine city of Tacloban was in ruins Saturday, a day …

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How to Help Typhoon Victims

<i>Updated Monday, Nov. 11, 11:15 a.m.</i><p>Rescue and recovery organizations from around the world are pouring into the storm-battered Philippines, where …

Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors fear violence amid chaos and gunfire

Desperate scramble for ever scarcer resources and atmosphere of lawlessness leads to upsurge in violence in storm's aftermath<p><b>Typhoon Haiyan latest <br>In pictures: Typhoon Haiyan</b><p>WEARING just one broken rubber flip-flop on his feet, Marcel Stutz, a farmer from a small village outside Tacloban, led his …

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