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There has been a terrible storm in the Philippines.
The Philippines is a country in southeast Asia.
Because it is an island in the Pacific Ocean, the Philippines often gets very bad weather, including earthquakes, volcanoes and typhoons.
However, Typhoon Haiyan is perhaps the worst natural disaster to ever befall the country.
The typhoon hit the Philippines last Friday.
Its winds of up to 300 kilometres an hour whipped up the ocean waves.
The storm also caused flooding and landslides.
The country’s National Red Cross has launched a huge program to help the people whose houses were destroyed by the typhoon.