Justin Bieber with the Yolanda victims in Tacloban City


Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber arrived Tuesday in the Philippines, where he has launched a campaign to help victims of last month’s killer typhoon.

Bieber, adored by young fans worldwide for hits like Baby, arrived on a special flight, Immigration officer Jerome Ollet said. Pictures on social media showed fans snapping photos of the star at Manila’s airport.

In a video posted on the fundraising platform Prizeo, Bieber asked fans to help him support victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which left nearly 6,000 people dead and more than 1,700 others missing, and flattened entire towns and villages in the central Philippines.

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