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Rescuers prepare equipment to deal with the fallout from powerful Typhoon Bopha in Davao City

In anticipation of Typhoon Bopha, rescuers prepare equipment in Davao City, on the southern island of Mindanao. More than 53,000 people have moved into nearly 1,000 government shelters, the civil defence office says

Pablo gains speed, storm signals up

More areas in Mindanao have been placed under public storm warning signal #3 as feared super typhoon "Pablo" (international codename "Bopha") gains speed and continues to move toward land.

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'Pablo' gains speed

'Bopha' smashes into PH

Thousands evacuated