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Hard-hit Central Philippines Readies for Typhoon Hagupit

The central Philippines is bracing for another very powerful storm that could make landfall Saturday. Philippine President Benigno Aquino is looking to use the 1.5-day window before Typhoon Hagupit (hah-goo-PEET) is expected to hit to solidify the country’s emergency response. Little more than a year ago, Super Typhoon Haiyan rampaged through the same area of the country, obliterating houses, knocking out power and leaving more than 7,300 dead or missing. During a nationally...

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