We believe that we are not alone when we say that the recent onslaught of typhoon Pablo in Mindanao shows just how ruthless Mother Nature can be. In the several days that Pablo invaded the country, hundreds of lives were lost to the flashfloods, the falling debris, and the relentless rain and harsh winds that bombarded the critically hit areas. Hundreds more still remain missing to this day.
Now more than ever, the Philippines has been in dire need of a reality check to place everything back into perspective; sure enough, along came Pablo. So here’s a by-the-numbers look at the utter desolation that Pablo left our country, our fellow Filipinos and our nation as a whole.
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