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Philippine churches prepare for onslaught of typhoon

A woman stands outside a damaged house in the northern Philippine city of Cabanatuan after a strong typhoon hit the Philippines in 2015. (Photo by Mark Saludes)

Philippine Catholic churches are preparing for the onslaught of a potential super typhoon that is expected to make a landfall in the northern part of the country on Oct. 19.

\"We must anticipate the typhoon’s impact to determine our course of actions during and after its devastation,\" said Father Edwin Gariguez head of Caritas Philippines.

The social action arm of the country\'s Catholic bishops has already \"prepositioned\" relief goods in areas where the typhoon is expected to hit.

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