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==Retirement==
Due to its high death toll, PAGASA announced that the name, ''Sendong'', would be stricken off their tropical cyclone naming lists.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.sunstar.com.ph/manila/local-news/2011/12/21/government-will-no-longer-use-sendong-name-typhoons-196940|title=Government will no longer use Sendong to name typhoons|date=2011-12-23|publisher=Sun Star Manilla|accessdate=2011-12-26}}</ref> In February 2012, the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee announced that ''Washi'' will also be [[List of retired Pacific typhoon names (JMA)|retired]] on its naming lists and was replaced with the name [[Typhoon Hato|''Hato'']].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.typhooncommittee.org/44th/Docs/FINAL%20DOCs/TC44report_FINAL.pdf|title=Forty-Fourth Session of Typhoon Committee |publisher=Typhoon Committee|date=February 2012|accessdate=2012-02-28}}</ref> In June 2012, PAGASA selected the name ''Sarah'' to replace ''Sendong'' for the [[2015 Pacific typhoon season|2015 season]]. However, due to fewer tropical cyclones entering the area that season, it is now next scheduled to be used in the 2019 season.
 
==See also==
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