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Haiyan recovery may take 3 years, needs sustainable solutions - U.N.

By Thin Lei Win | Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:25 PM
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BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On Nov. 8, super storm Haiyan hit the central Philippines, bringing a seven-metre storm surge and reducing everything in its path to rubble. Over 6,000 people died and some 14 million were affected. Nearly six weeks later, 4.1 million people remain displaced and almost 1,800 are still missing.  Aid agencies have launched a $791 million recovery plan.

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