Millions exposed to worst of super typhoon

(AFP) — Some 1.8 million people could be exposed to the worst winds from a super typhoon currently bearing down on the disaster-struck Philippines, the UN’s humanitarian agency said on Friday.

“We are extremely concerned,” said Elisabeth Byrs, spokeswoman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

“Eight and a half million people live in the line of the typhoon and 1.8 million people live in areas along the path of the strongest winds.”

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