A Look at the Typhoon Disaster in the Philippines

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  • At Least Two Million Affected
  • About the Philippines
  • Rainfall Hit Friday
  • Vietnam Escapes Worst of Storm
  • Storm Reaches 170 MPH
  • Blocked Roads Delay Disaster Relief Efforts
  • An Unimaginable Recovery Effort
  • Philippines President Considers Emergency State
  • Goods in High Need
  • Desperate Call for Help
  • Survivor Stands Outside Home
  • Military Rescue
  • Residents Scattered
  • Woman Holds Her Child Close
  • How to Help
  • Number of dead continues to rise in the Philippines
  • Pope Urges Typhoon Victims to Be Strong
  • U.S. Appoints New Ambassador

At Least Two Million Affected

At least two million people in 41 provinces in six central Philippine islands were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, which has damaged or destroyed at least 23,000 houses since the disaster struck. Survivors have complained of food and water shortages and no electricity. BET.com provides an overview of the disaster and how to help survivors. Natelege Whaley (Photo: AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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