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Typhoon Damage in Northern Philippines

Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
October 19, 2010


On behalf of the people of the United States, I offer our condolences for the damage and loss of life caused on the island of Luzon by Typhoon Megi. Our embassy in Manila has offered immediate disaster relief assistance, and we are working closely with Philippine authorities to offer additional assistance as needed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Luzon and all Filipinos affected by this tragedy.

PRN: 2010/1481


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