Philippines storm survivors in ‘critical’ need of shelter – Red Cross

AlertNet: Five weeks after Typhoon Bopha killed more than 1,000 people and affected 6 million in the southern Philippines, hundreds of thousands of survivors are in critical need of better shelter, the Red Cross has said. The most intense storm to hit the disaster-prone Southeast Asian nation last year struck Mindanao island in the early hours of Dec. 4, flooding farming and mining towns and burying many people in mudslides. More than 210,000 houses were totally or partially damaged, and over 800 people......

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