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Super Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on November 8, has affected an estimated 11.3 million people.
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by Maria Butler February 10, 2014
Recently, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted Resolution S-22/1 sponsored by more than 100 states calling