Typhoon Haiyan

Guiuan on November 11

An aerial view of the damaged super typhoon devastated town of Guiuan, eastern Samar province, Philippines, 11 November 2013. Philippine authorities on 11 November, appealed for calm after one of the world???s strongest typhoons left survivors desperate for food and water in areas affected by the storm. More aid workers and relief supplies were being poured into eastern provinces hit by Typhoon Haiyan, which aid agencies and officials estimate has left thousands dead, and staggering destruction in its wake. Thousands were feared dead in Leyte and nearby Samar province, as police and disaster relief officials said that at least 552 were confirmed killed, mostly drowned by tsunami-like sea waves that flattened towns. EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN /LANDOV

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