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Dec 2, 2013 | Philippines Today

More tents airlifted for homeless victims of 'Yolanda' in Eastern Visayas -DSWD

The Department of Social Welfare and Development said Monday that about 1,000 tents were airlifted over the weekend for homeless "Yolanda" victims in Tacloban and Ormoc cities in Leyte and Guiuan in Eastern Samar.

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Thu Nov 14, 2013

Sun-Star

More than 60,000 food packs sent to Samar, Leyte

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development 7 yesterday said it has sent more than 60,000 family food packs for super typhoon Yolanda victims in Samar and Leyte.

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Wed Nov 13, 2013

The Straits Times

Typhoon Haiyan: Herculean task to get to Tacloban

It would normally have been a short, relaxing flight. Four hours from Singapore to Cebu, and then an hour from Cebu to Tacloban.

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Tue Nov 12, 2013

The Washington Post

At Philippine air base, desperately awaiting a chance to bring supplies to hard-hit areas

As authorities in this typhoon-ravaged nation struggled Tuesday with a mass-scale relief effort, survivors said they were becoming increasingly desperate, short on food and supplies and terrified about waiting longer.

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Sun Nov 10, 2013

Sun-Star

Mongaya: - Bangon' Visayas

AFTER the 7.2-magnitude quake damaged Bohol and Cebu, super typhoon Yolanda rammed through the Visayas islands leaving destruction and death.

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