Super Typhoon Haiyan Devastates Philippines

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Nov. 11 2013 12:18 AM

Super Typhoon Haiyan Devastates Philippines

More than 10,000 dead following one of the strongest storms in recorded history

An aerial view shows flooded rice fields after Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province, central Philippines November 9, 2013. One of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall devastated central Philippines.
An aerial view shows flooded rice fields after Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province, central Philippines on Nov. 9, 2013. One of the most powerful storms ever recorded, it killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines province of Leyte, a senior police official said on Sunday, with coastal towns and the regional capital devastated by huge waves.

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Residents walk near vehicles and debris floating on a river after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated Tacloban city in central Philippines November 10, 2013.
Residents walk near vehicles and debris floating on a river after Super Typhoon Haiyan. The Pentagon said it was providing the Philippines with naval and aviation resources, and the U.N. said it expected the death toll to rise and is sending emergency supplies to the stricken country.

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Residents walk on a road littered with debris after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines November 10, 2013.
Residents walk on a road littered with debris after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines.

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Residents gather coins and other salvageable materials from the ruins of houses after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines November 10, 2013.
Residents gather coins and other salvageable materials from the ruins of houses.

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Survivors carry a person killed as super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, central Philippines.
Survivors carry a person killed by the category-5 super typhoon.

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Empty coffins lie on a street near houses damaged after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, central Philippines.
Empty coffins lie on a street near damaged houses. As rescue workers struggled to reach ravaged villages along the coast, survivors foraged for food as supplies dwindled or searched for lost loved ones.

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Survivors stay in their damaged house after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, central Philippines November 10, 2013.
Survivors stay in their damaged house.

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People look at a damaged village hall in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Iloilo on November 9, 2013.
People look at a damaged village hall in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Iloilo.

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Residents cross a collapsed highway caused by the storm surge in Palo, eastern island of Leyte on November 10, 2013, three days after devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the area on November 8.
Residents cross a collapsed highway caused by the storm surge.

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A woman mourns in front of her husband's dead body in a street of Tacloban, eastern island of Leyte on November 10, 2013.
A woman mourns in front of her husband's dead body.

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A pregnant woman cooks a meal inside a building overlooking destroyed houses after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines November 10, 2013.
A pregnant woman cooks a meal inside a building overlooking destroyed houses.

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A mother weeps beside the dead body of her son at a chapel in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, eastern island of Leyte on November 9, 2013.
A mother weeps beside the dead body of her son at a chapel in Leyte.

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Two young boys look at the devastation in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan on November 10, 2013 in Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines.
Two young boys look at the devastation in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan on Nov. 10, 2013 in Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines.

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