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Countries offer aid for typhoon-ravaged Philippines, China suffers from storm

International agencies rush in supplies and personnel to the central Philippines after a powerful typhoon killed an estimated 10,000 people. Japan sends a 25-strong emergency medical relief team, that it hopes will be working in the field by Tuesday. Tokyo says troops could be next. (SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) JAPANESE CHIEF CABINET SECRETARY, YOSHIHIDE SUGA, SAYING: "We will look at the severity of the situation on the ground, but we are also considering rapidly deploying the Self Defence Forces to deliver our medical assistance should the Philippines make such a request." And here South Korea's foreign ministry holds an emergency meeting to discuss its own aid response. Relief supplies cannot come soon enough. Friday's super typhoon displaced more than 600,000 people, many of them have lost everything and are now struggling to survive without food, shelter or clean drinking water. The Armed Forces in the central Philippines has reported the

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