Residents carry the body of victim after flash floods brought by Typhoon Bopha swept New Bataan town in Compostela Valley
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Philippines typhoon: 'Food, water and power are priority'

Getting food to people who have been cut off or left homeless by the Typhoon in the Mindanao island of southern Philippines is the one of the main priorities for aid agencies helping in the relief effort according to the head of the Red Cross in the country.

Richard Gordon of the Red Cross said they also had to work on clearing roads, restoring power lines and reconnecting water supplies.

  • 05 Dec 2012