Spanish Red Cross Sets Up Water Project in Philippines

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TACLOBAN

Four weeks ago, the area of Tolosa outside Tacloban had a plentiful supply of water. Wells and hand pumps were providing thousands of households with what they needed for washing, drinking and cleaning every day. After Typhoon Haiyan, that changed dramatically. The supply was no longer safe and the community was at risk of illness and uncertain of how they would manage without water.