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A woman carrying a child cries as other survivors of Typhoon Haiyan wait to board a C-130 aircraft during evacuation in Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

Typhoon Haiyan slams the Philippines

The strongest typhoon this year slammed into the central Philippines, setting off landslides and knocking out power and communication lines in several provinces.

A woman holds a child surrounded by debris
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A woman holds a child surrounded by debris in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. (Nov. 12, 2013)

Evacuees wait for their turn to board a
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Evacuees wait for their turn to board a military aircraft in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

Survivors wait in line to receive relief goods
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Survivors wait in line to receive relief goods in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

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Evacuees wait for their turn to board a
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Evacuees wait for their turn to board a military aircraft in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

Survivors walk through a road filled with debris
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Survivors walk through a road filled with debris in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

Police personnel clear a road filled with debris
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Police personnel clear a road filled with debris in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

A woman walks through a road filled with
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A woman walks through a road filled with debris in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

Children carry provisions through an area devastated by
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Children carry provisions through an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

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A girl pauses while washing clothes among the
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A girl pauses while washing clothes among the debris in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

Survivors walk over a collapsed bridge in an
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Survivors walk over a collapsed bridge in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

Survivors collect water from a broken water pipe
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Survivors collect water from a broken water pipe in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

A man salvages materials in an area devastated
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A man salvages materials in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 11, 2012)

Survivors cover their noses due to the stench
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Survivors cover their noses due to the stench of uncollected dead bodies still lying on the streets in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 11, 2013)

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A girl rummages through debris in an area
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A girl rummages through debris in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 11, 2013)

Children play beside a damaged jeep that was
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Children play beside a damaged jeep that was converted into a living quarter in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 11, 2013)

Survivors collect water from a broken water pipe
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Survivors collect water from a broken water pipe in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines. (Nov. 11, 2013)

Typhoon survivors hang signs from their necks as
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Typhoon survivors hang signs from their necks as they queue up in the hopes of boarding a C-130 military transport plane in Tacloban, central Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

A woman carrying a child cries as other
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A woman carrying a child cries as other survivors of Typhoon Haiyan wait to board a C-130 aircraft during evacuation in Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 12, 2013)

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A resident looks over damage done by Typhoon
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A resident looks over damage done by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, in Leyte province of central Philippines. (Nov. 10, 2013)

Filipino villagers hoping for food relief in the
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Filipino villagers hoping for food relief in the typhoon-devastated town of Hernani, Samar province, seek out toward government officials. (Nov. 11, 2013)

Filipino children wait for a medical airlift in
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Filipino children wait for a medical airlift in typhoon-devastated Guiuan, eastern Samar province, Philippines. (Nov. 11, 2013)

Survivors seek relief from the stench of bodies
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Survivors seek relief from the stench of bodies left on the streets of typhoon-ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines. (Nov. 11, 2013)

A ship washed ashore during Typhoon Haiyan lies
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A ship washed ashore during Typhoon Haiyan lies under damaged houses in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines. (Nov. 11, 2013)

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A man walks home with his son following
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A man walks home with his son following the devastating typhoon that lashed Hernani in eastern Samar province, central Philippines. (Nov. 11, 2013)

Survivors move past the damage caused by Typhoon
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Survivors move past the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines. (Nov. 11, 2013)

The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines.
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The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

This photo shows survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in
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This photo shows survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

This photo shows the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan
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This photo shows the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

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This photo shows the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan
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This photo shows the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Filipino villagers line up for food handed out
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Filipino villagers line up for food handed out by relief workers in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 10, 2013)

Filipino children pull bags of goods taken from
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Filipino children pull bags of goods taken from abandoned stores as they walk past the rubble in Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 10, 2013)

Filipino villagers salvage their belongings from the rubble
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Filipino villagers salvage their belongings from the rubble in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 10, 2013)

Filipino children carrying their belongings walk past rubble
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Filipino children carrying their belongings walk past rubble that was once houses in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 10, 2013)

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Filipino villagers search for their belongings amid rubble
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Filipino villagers search for their belongings amid rubble that was once their houses in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 10, 2013)

Filipino women wash their clothes amid the rubble
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Filipino women wash their clothes amid the rubble in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 10, 2013)

A Filipino father and his children wait for
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A Filipino father and his children wait for food from relief workers outside their makeshift tent in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 10, 2013)

A Filipino man searches for belongings washed ashore
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A Filipino man searches for belongings washed ashore in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 10, 2013)

A Filipino woman holding an umbrella stands on
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A Filipino woman holding an umbrella stands on debris of houses destroyed by the typhoon in Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 10, 2013)

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Residents sit near their damaged home in the
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Residents sit near their damaged home in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Debris, including a container van, litters the streets
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Debris, including a container van, litters the streets of Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan hit this city in Leyte province, central Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Residents sift through the rubble of their ruined
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Residents sift through the rubble of their ruined home after Typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province, central Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Residents walk around the debris after Typhoon Haiyan
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Residents walk around the debris after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, in Leyte province, central Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Workers at Tacloban Airport assess the damage caused
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Workers at Tacloban Airport assess the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan, which hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province, central Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

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The city of Tacloban, Philippines was hard hit
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The city of Tacloban, Philippines was hard hit by Typhoon Haiyan. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Filipino medical soldiers treat injured victims in Tacloban
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Filipino medical soldiers treat injured victims in Tacloban in Leyte province, Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

A flag hangs limply amid the devastation caused
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A flag hangs limply amid the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the city of Tacloban, Philippines. (Nov. 9, 2013)

In Da Nang, Vietnam, Red Cross workers put
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In Da Nang, Vietnam, Red Cross workers put sandbags on the roof of a house in preparations for the coming of Typhoon Haiyan. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Red Cross workers in Da Nang, a seaport
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Red Cross workers in Da Nang, a seaport in east-central Vietnam, on the South China Sea, alerting local people to evacuate as Typhoon Haiyan approaches that country. (Nov. 9, 2013)

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Red Cross workers prepare sandbags in preparation of
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Red Cross workers prepare sandbags in preparation of the coming Typhoon Haiyan in Da Nang, Vietnam. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Red Cross workers help evacuate an elderly woman
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Red Cross workers help evacuate an elderly woman in anticipation of Typhoon Haiyan in Da Nang, Vietnam. (Nov. 9, 2013)

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