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Resort owners come together for typhoon cleanup

Relief workers unload supplies onto the pristine beaches of Hilantagaan Island in central Philippines. Normally a tourist destination, the island paradise has been turned into hell on earth after Typhoon Haiyan's path of destruction. Volunteers say it's important not to forget these smaller islands, whose residents are also suffering in the aftermath. (SOUNDBITE) (English) RELIEF VOLUNTEER CHORIE CHAN SAYING: "We are also making efforts to make sure that the unknown islands and places are also being able to receive help from international organizations." On Bantayan island, where coconut trees have been stripped of their branches, one resort owner has turned his establishment into an aid relief headquarters. Owner Nelson Yuballos is appealing to tourists' humanitarianism. (SOUNDBITE) (English) OWNER OF ANIKA RESORT, NELSON YUBALLOS, SAYING: "We will be back. And in fact right now, we have now a new way of asking our tourists to come back.

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