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Philippines Typhoon Aid Begins Transition to Long-Term Recovery

Thirteen million people affected. Four million of them displaced, with one million homes destroyed. Two-and-a-half million individuals in need of food aid. And about 7,000 people confirmed dead or missing. That is the toll from the typhoon that hit the central Philippines November 8. The government and international agencies are activating the recovery and reconstruction process. This time-lapse sequence of Tacloban’s airport shows aid arriving and departing from the destroyed city, which...

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