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Villagers' typhoon donation for the Philippines

Residents in the Philippines clean the streets to prevent the risk of epidemics Credit: AA / TT/TT News Agency/Press Association Images

Hundreds of boxes of food and clothing donated by villagers in Kent are being shipped out to the Philippines this afternoon. A cafe owner from Chart Sutton, near Maidstone, appealed for donations when Typhoon Haiyan struck. Enough poured in to fill a 40 foot container.