“Philippine camps overflow as typhoon toll passes 500″ -Agence France P

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“Philippine camps overflow as typhoon toll passes 500 by Agence France-Presse

“Hundreds of thousands of survivors of a deadly Philippine typhoon crammed into shelters Friday

“Typhoon Bopha whipped the south on Tuesday, leaving at least 546 people dead and hundreds more missing in the deadliest natural disaster this year in a country that is regularly hit with quakes, floods and volcanic eruptions.”

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“Philippine typhoon survivors ‘loot’ shops AFP News

“Hungry survivors of a deadly Philippine typhoon looted shops and warehouses in a hard-hit town in a bid to stay alive amid stalled aid deliveries, a rescue official said.

“Local officials monitored the desperate scenes in the early aftermath of Typhoon Bopha’s onslaught in the isolated southern town of Cateel, Cedric Daep, a provincial public safety official, told AFP.”

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“In the Philippines, UNICEF responds to families affected by Typhoon Bopha by tolerance.ca.

“Philippines – UNICEF is providing assistance to families affected by Typhoon Bopha (local name ‘Pablo’), with a focus on ensuring clean water supply and providing temporary sanitation and non-food items for displaced families.”

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