A Look at the Typhoon Disaster in the Philippines

of 182Photo
  • 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

About the Philippines

The Philippines is an archipelago nation of more than 7,000 islands and has a population of 96.7 million. It is often hit by tropical storms and typhoons since it is located along the path of the world's No. 1 typhoon generator. (Photo: AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

More Photo Galleries