Global Week in Review: Philippines Begins Difficult Recovery Process

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Philippines Begins Difficult Recovery Process

Much needed aid arrives in the Philippines; Morocco makes a stand for African migrants; plus more global news – Nikola Lashley

International aid agencies have arrived on the ground in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan. Long awaited food and medication is slowly trickling through into the worst hit areas.

Central government officials have begun the difficult task of burying the dead, which are now in the thousands.  

Although the storm was forecast, many residential areas were simply overwhelmed by the storm surge.

(Photo: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

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