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UN: 9.8 Million Affected by Typhoon Haiyan

A senior U.N. humanitarian official said Monday that nearly 10 million people in the Philippines have been affected by the massive typhoon that ravaged the country on Friday. John Ging, operations director of the U.N.’s humanitarian office, told reporters that 9.8 million people have been affected and 660,000 displaced from what he said was the biggest typhoon recorded in nearly a century. Ging said the devastation wa huge and the U.N. was mobilizing for a massive response. “We, in...

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