The Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Thursday offered prayers for the Philippines as it braces for Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit).
“Our prayers are with the Philippines as the country braces for typhoon Ruby (Hagupit). We are one ASEAN Community,” it said.
The ASEAN’s other members include Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Papua New Guinea is an observer.
Typhoon Ruby entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility at 3 a.m. Thursday.