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Philippine typhoon survivors still struggling: Red Cross

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Tens of thousands of Philippine survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan face long-term problems finding permanent homes and jobs half a year after the disaster, the Red Cross said Monday. 

A survivor of super Typhoon Haiyan builds his house next to destroyed coconut trees near Jaro town in the central Philippines on February 17, 2014

Although immediate concerns over food, water and medical care have been addressed, it would take longer to meet other needs, said officials of both the Philippine and international Red Cross.

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