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Philippines Typhoon Bopha 2 | by Caritas Internationalis
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Philippines Typhoon Bopha 2


At the destroyed houses in affected communities of the town of Lianga, Surigao del Sur.


Typhoon Bopha (local name “Pablo”) slammed into the Philippines Tuesday forcing the evacuation of 160,000 people and leaving hundreds dead.


The category 5 super typhoon hit south eastern Mindanao with 160 mph winds, causing flooding and damage to homes, businesses and farms.


Caritas Philippines (NASSA) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) are working together to respond.


Credit: Caritas Philippines


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Taken on December 6, 2012