Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

U.S. carrier starts Philippine storm relief as Aquino comes under pressure

Aid to the stricken Philippines continued to arrive on Thursday, notably from the U.S. It's sent the aircraft carrier George Washington along with other ships to distribute supplies to the hardest hit areas. The relief response to this island nation in the aftermath of super typhoon Haiyan is now a "full-court" international effort, said the commander of the U.S. aid effort in the Philippines General Paul Kennedy. SOUNDBITE: COMMANDER OF THE U.S. AID EFFORT IN THE PHILIPPINES GENERAL PAUL KENNEDY SAYING: "All I've seen today are folks from countless nations flying in and out of Tacloban. They're flying out of Mactan airfield in Cebu. Every flag you can imagine is represented." The George Washington has fixed-wing aircraft and some 5,000 crew members to help make and distribute much-needed drinking water. But it's the U.S. military's amphibious boats, set to arrive in the next day or two, that could make the crucial difference in getting supplies to r

© DailyMotion -

Comment on this article!
To post a comment, we encourage you to become a member of® or log in if you are already a member. You can still post your commentwithout registering, but you will need to fill your personal information each time.

Become a member (free)   |   Log in

Postings are subject to the terms and conditions of®. Before submitting your message , you must read the Terms and conditions of® and agree to them by checking the box below.
Your name:
  I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions of®.
Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter