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× 67 schools turned into evacuation centers

MANILA, Philippines --- The number of public schools used to shelter evacuees fleeing restive Taal Volcano has climbed from just 14 on Monday morning to 67 schools by 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

The Department of Education (DepEd) said 2,081 families --- and a total 16,785 individuals --- were being housed in these schools in the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) region.

The families…