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Aid continues to reach survivors in Philippines

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Aid continues to reach survivors in Philippines


More international aid is continuing to reach the survivors of typhoon Haiyan in the central Philippines.

US soldiers delivered packs of food, water, medicine and blankets on Saturday to the heavily affected coastal town of Ormoc in the eastern Leyte province.

Tens of thousands of people are still in need of food and shelter.

The UN says it and its partners hope to provide enough aid for six months.

For many in this strongly Catholic country, their religion has given them strength.

One woman said “the faith is not destroyed, we are strong, strongly we have a faith in God.”

The death toll from one of the world’s most powerful typhoons has risen to 4,460 according to the United Nations.

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