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In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington load containers of fresh water onto a Sea Hawk helicopter for delivery ashore in support of Operation Damayan on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Providing clean, safe drinking water is key to preventing the toll of dead and injured from rising in the weeks after a major natural disaster. Not only do survivors need to stay hydrated, they also need to be protected from waterborne diseases such as cholera and typhoid. (AP Photo/US Navy, Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Trevor Welsh)