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Philippines: Bringing the health response into focus

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The health sector is also working with partners to strengthen disease surveillance and response and improve water supply and waste management to reduce and prevent infectious diseases like measles, water-borne diseases like typhoid and vector-borne diseases like dengue. This boy’s family lost their home in Guiuan. They and other displaced families now live amid the rubble of their village and have limited access to clean water and sanitation.

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