A Look at the Typhoon Disaster in the Philippines

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  • 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
  • About the Philippines

Storm Reaches 170 MPH

A man, holding a boy, walks past dead bodies along the streets in Tacloban city, Leyte. Samar and the northern part of Cebu, along with Leyte were among the six islands that were most damaged by the storm. Haiyan reportedly picked up speed from 147 mph to 170 mph and surged at 20 feet. (Photo: AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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