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Philippine Authorities Defend Typhoon Relief Efforts

Aid is beginning to reach some of the remote parts of the Philippines, as the government defends its efforts to deliver assistance to victims of Typhoon Haiyan. One week after the storm hit, many people in need have still received little or no assistance. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas says that in a situation like this, speed is of the utmost importance. Speaking Friday in the devastated city of Tacloban, he said that the need is massive, immediate and not everyone can be reached. Disaster...

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