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Philippines Typhoon Aid Begins Transition to Long Term Recovery

The latest tallies of the human toll from Typhoon Haiyan are a daunting preview of the challenges ahead. Thirteen million people have been affected, four million of them displaced, and one million homes have been destroyed. Meanwhile, 2.5 million individuals now rely on food aid and around 7,000 people have been confirmed as dead or still missing.   President Benigno Aquino had set a target of “zero casualties” as the storm bore down on the Philippines, but as the country reeled in...

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