Philippines: Cyclone-prone areas to get evacuation centres

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Two children walk past downed trees and other destruction caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban City. Photo: UNICEF (file)

State-of-the art evacuation centres in the Philippines are being set up by the UN to provide shelter for communities in cyclone-prone areas of the country.

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have broken ground on the first of two such centres on the island of Samar.

Maria Carlino reports.

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