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Church, Charities Prove Crucial in Philippines Recoveryi
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November 17, 2013 9:46 PM
The Philippines paused to pray Sunday, nine days after one of the worst recorded storms devastated the central part of the country, killing thousands of people. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman reports from Leyte island where churches and charities, such as Catholic Relief Services, are critical hubs for relief and recovery.

Church, Charities Prove Crucial in Philippines Recovery

Published November 17, 2013

The Philippines paused to pray Sunday, nine days after one of the worst recorded storms devastated the central part of the country, killing thousands of people. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman reports from Leyte island where churches and charities, such as Catholic Relief Services, are critical hubs for relief and recovery.


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