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NASA Map Helps With Philippine Recoveryi
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November 23, 2013 3:40 AM
Aid and reconstruction workers responding to the disaster in the Philippines now have one more tool to help them in their work. A map created by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows areas that suffered the most damage from Typhoon Haiyan. Elizabeth Lee reports for VOA from southern California, where scientists created the map. It's also home to the largest Philippine-American community.

NASA Map Helps With Philippine Recovery

Published November 22, 2013

Aid and reconstruction workers responding to the disaster in the Philippines now have one more tool to help them in their work. A map created by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows areas that suffered the most damage from Typhoon Haiyan. Elizabeth Lee reports for VOA from southern California, where scientists created the map. It's also home to the largest Philippine-American community.


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