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Duterte under fire for 'scrimping' on response to Typhoon Rai

Ally says president has been working 'nonstop' to tackle aftermath of storm

A girl stands at a makeshift shelter following the destruction of houses due to Typhoon Rai, in Surigao City, Surigao del Norte, Philippines, on Dec. 21, 2021.    © Reuters

MANILA -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is under fire over his government's response to super Typhoon Rai, which last month ravaged the archipelago, leaving more than 400 people dead and displacing over a million.

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