Volcano erupts in capital of Philippines

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02 February 2018

reuters

Our Lady of the Gate, in the shadow of Mount Mayon, in Daraga, Alby province, south of Manila. The volcano’s eruption has continued into a third week. The Philippine Roman Catholic Church has appealed for relief for more than 70,000 evacuees, many of them farmers dependent on land in the volcano’s permanent danger zone. “Their lives are disrupted and their means of livelihood suddenly became inaccessible,” Fr Rex Paul Arjona, a priest, said

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