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"We have nowhere to go except the sea"- Philippine survivor

A landscape of despair and loss in the Philippines. Little has been left behind nearly a month after a powerful typhoon slammed into the country. In heavy hit provinces people are making do with what they can. A fisherman tries to craft a boat out of what was left behind. (SOUNDBITE) (Filipino) FISHERMAN CESAR VERSOZA SAYING: "That's our only livelihood. Even if we try going to the fields, we do not have any land to till and we don't know anything about farming. What we do know is the sea. We have nowhere to go except the sea. For others, farming coconut was the main source of income. But the typhoon stripped trees of their fruit. People gather what they can as they hope to return to a life they once knew. (SOUNDBITE) (Filipino) LA PAZ VILLAGE CHAIRMAN AND FARMER NOEL LUAYON SAYING: "I hope the President is listening and helps us get back on our feet. We need facilities and equipment that we can use to cultivate our land, to supplement our liv

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