A Look at the Typhoon Disaster in the Philippines

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  • 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
  • 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

Death Toll Continues to Rise

Officials in the Philippines Friday confirmed that the death toll caused by Typhoon Hiyan has risen to above 5,000. 

Aid is now slowly reaching some of the harder-hit regions of the country. Major roadways are being cleared, while shops and banks are resuming their normal opening hours. 

 (Photo: AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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