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5:01 pm
Sun November 24, 2013

Sorting Through The Rubble, Tacloban Cleans Up After Typhoon

Originally published on Sun November 24, 2013 5:52 pm

Every day in Tacloban, the place gets a bit cleaner. Dump trucks, bulldozers and excavators are criss-crossing the Philippine city to deal with the mountain of typhoon debris. Virtually every building in this city of 200,000 people was destroyed or damaged. Now, government leaders and aid groups are sorting out how to deal with the massive piles of garbage and where it should be disposed.