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Thousands are believed to have died after Typhoon Haiyan battered large parts of the Philippines.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2013 09:15
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A huge rescue operation has begun after the strongest storm to hit land since records began smashed into the Philippines.

Thousands of people are believed to have died. Houses have been flattened and communications to many areas cut off, making it difficult to estimate the devastation.


/Erik De Castro/Reuters
Haiyan moved towards Vietnam after battering the Philippines on Friday.


/Erik De Castro/Reuters
The death toll was expected to reach more than 10,000 in Leyte province alone.


/Romeo Ranoco/Reuters
The typhoon was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded.


/AP Photo/Aaron Favila
Residents complained of shortages of food, water and no electricity.


/Erik De Castro/Reuters
The storm destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path as it tore through the central province of Leyte.


/Stringer/Philippines/Reuters
Meteorologists said the impact may not have been as strong as feared because the storm was moving so quickly, reducing the risk of flooding and landslides from torrential rain, the biggest causes of typhoon casualties in the Philippines.


/AP Photo/Nelson Salting
About a million people took shelter in 37 provinces after President Benigno Aquino appealed to those in the typhoon's path to leave vulnerable areas.


/Erik De Castro/Reuters
Rescue worker struggle to reach ravaged villages along the coast, where the death toll is as yet unknown.


/Erik De Castro/Reuters
Relief agencies call for food, water and tarpaulins for the homeless.


/AP Photo/Aaron Favila
The death toll and material damage estimates are expected to rise sharply as rescue workers and soldiers reach areas cut off by the massive storm.



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Haiyan moved towards Vietnam after battering the Philippines on Friday.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/a68b4326daf6a5a5ed13f913e8c80eeeErik De Castro/Reuters

Haiyan moved towards Vietnam after battering the Philippines on Friday.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/df1aa54e4fd867d5c6d14a110c7b86e8

The death toll was expected to reach more than 10,000 in Leyte province alone.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/df1aa54e4fd867d5c6d14a110c7b86e8Erik De Castro/Reuters

The death toll was expected to reach more than 10,000 in Leyte province alone.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/75853b2394136be42686bde0dc36b8b3

The typhoon was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/75853b2394136be42686bde0dc36b8b3Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

The typhoon was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/dbca26162ff6215b5ea148133117d0c6

Residents complained of shortages of food, water and no electricity.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/dbca26162ff6215b5ea148133117d0c6AP Photo/Aaron Favila

Residents complained of shortages of food, water and no electricity.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/415543054ca4e0b1d7eef9e9be489678

The storm destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path as it tore through the central province of Leyte.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/415543054ca4e0b1d7eef9e9be489678Erik De Castro/Reuters

The storm destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path as it tore through the central province of Leyte.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/63f78d8dc4ba51cffd57034728697447

Meteorologists said the impact may not have been as strong as feared because the storm was moving so quickly, reducing the risk of flooding and landslides from torrential rain, the biggest causes of typhoon casualties in the Philippines.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/63f78d8dc4ba51cffd57034728697447Stringer/Philippines/Reuters

Meteorologists said the impact may not have been as strong as feared because the storm was moving so quickly, reducing the risk of flooding and landslides from torrential rain, the biggest causes of typhoon casualties in the Philippines.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/4fb7d7d135ecfa5e766e1197e653d9a8

About a million people took shelter in 37 provinces after President Benigno Aquino appealed to those in the typhoon's path to leave vulnerable areas.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/4fb7d7d135ecfa5e766e1197e653d9a8AP Photo/Nelson Salting

About a million people took shelter in 37 provinces after President Benigno Aquino appealed to those in the typhoon's path to leave vulnerable areas.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/977e2db9b1b18e0a467fde11504661ff

Rescue worker struggle to reach ravaged villages along the coast, where the death toll is as yet unknown.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/977e2db9b1b18e0a467fde11504661ffErik De Castro/Reuters

Rescue worker struggle to reach ravaged villages along the coast, where the death toll is as yet unknown.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/8fe9b02807a429b9e7a59d4a7d950566

Relief agencies call for food, water and tarpaulins for the homeless.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/8fe9b02807a429b9e7a59d4a7d950566Erik De Castro/Reuters

Relief agencies call for food, water and tarpaulins for the homeless.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/58a9b009b2fb5c235d7421ef25cd6f20

The death toll and material damage estimates are expected to rise sharply as rescue workers and soldiers reach areas cut off by the massive storm.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Typhoon_aftermath/slideshow/no-caption/58a9b009b2fb5c235d7421ef25cd6f20AP Photo/Aaron Favila

The death toll and material damage estimates are expected to rise sharply as rescue workers and soldiers reach areas cut off by the massive storm.



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