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× ‘Bayanihan’ eruption: Unaffected cities, towns welcome evacuees

SANTO TOMAS CITY, Batangas, Philippines --- Towns in Batangas province, including the poorest ones, that are unaffected by the eruption of Taal Volcano have opened their doors to thousands of evacuees.

The towns as well as cities, mostly on the western coast of Batangas, willingly offered shelter and provisions, like food and clothing.

"We were just lucky. If the wind had blown further south…