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Numbers of Missing in Philippines Quite Disparate

The Philippines Saturday increased the official death toll from Typhoon Haiyan. It now says 3,633 are listed killed, but that number could rise significantly as rescuers reach more isolated island communities hit by the November 8th storm. Also not clear is just how many people are missing.   The government tally shows 1,179 people missing. However, the Philippines Red Cross says it has received 25,000 “tracing requests.” A spokesman for President Benigno Aquino says the official...

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