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In the city of Ormoc, those who survived the storm are now struggling to find food, water and medicine.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 04:21
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Ormoc, Philippines - The second-largest city in the Philippines' Leyte Province has been levelled by Typhoon Haiyan, which swept through the island nation this weekend and has now made landfall in Vietnam. The storm, whose winds gusted to as fast as 300 kilometres per hour, tore roofs from homes, destroyed shelters and killed at least 21 people in Ormoc.

"We did not expect that the devastation would be this overwhelming," Edward Codilla, mayor of Ormoc City, said in an interview with Al Jazeera.

The city of about 200,000 is 120km south of Tacloban City, the area hit worst by the storm.


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Ormoc, the second-largest city in the province of Leyte with a population of 200,000, was hit badly by Typhoon Haiyan.


/Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera
Haiyan barreled through Ormoc at least four hours earlier than forecasted.


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"We did not expect that the devastation would be this overwhelming," said Edward Codilla, the mayor of Ormoc City.


/Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera
Bienvenido Matiga, the head of Ormoc's disaster response team, reported at least 21 fatalities, 106 injured, and 8,000 evacuees.


/Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera
As of Monday, phone communication has been partially restored, but electricity remains off.


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As many as 10,000 people may have died in the storm overall, officials estimated.


/Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera
About 90 percent of the city's roofs were torn off by the typhoon.


/Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera
The national government is unable to deliver immediate help to the typhoon's victims.


/Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera
Haiyan's winds gusted as fast as 300 kilometres per hour.


/Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera
Many of those who have survived are now struggling to find food, water and medicine.


/Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera
Before the typhoon made its first landfall in the Philippines, churches called on the faithfuls to say the "Oratio Imperata", a prayer for protection during major catastrophes.



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Ormoc, the second-largest city in the province of Leyte with a population of 200,000, was hit badly by Typhoon Haiyan.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/e72e7b9f78c8c19853e9c433fa487cf5Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera

Ormoc, the second-largest city in the province of Leyte with a population of 200,000, was hit badly by Typhoon Haiyan.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/4166a6eb83bc591f35afee6827b966c6Haiyan barreled through Ormoc at least four hours earlier than forecasted.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/4166a6eb83bc591f35afee6827b966c6Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera Haiyan barreled through Ormoc at least four hours earlier than forecasted. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/d7cbc963d64ae8b0fe06fda6f46911f1"We did not expect that the devastation would be this overwhelming," said Edward Codilla, the mayor of Ormoc City.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/d7cbc963d64ae8b0fe06fda6f46911f1Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera "We did not expect that the devastation would be this overwhelming," said Edward Codilla, the mayor of Ormoc City. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/b38329aeb7e47efd1ad1852a5361398eBienvenido Matiga, the head of Ormoc's disaster response team, reported at least 21 fatalities, 106 injured, and 8,000 evacuees.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/b38329aeb7e47efd1ad1852a5361398eTed Regencia/Al Jazeera Bienvenido Matiga, the head of Ormoc's disaster response team, reported at least 21 fatalities, 106 injured, and 8,000 evacuees. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/3d5f852f00d690031535cc99ec5bedb8As of Monday, phone communication has been partially restored, but electricity remains off.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/3d5f852f00d690031535cc99ec5bedb8Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera As of Monday, phone communication has been partially restored, but electricity remains off. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/231f2f09f43525aa0147ea8d11574064

As many as 10,000 people may have died in the storm overall, officials estimated.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/231f2f09f43525aa0147ea8d11574064Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera

As many as 10,000 people may have died in the storm overall, officials estimated.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/cbb0a141f35d8c9b441e0c2b5a0d4369About 90 percent of the city's roofs were torn off by the typhoon.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/cbb0a141f35d8c9b441e0c2b5a0d4369Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera About 90 percent of the city's roofs were torn off by the typhoon. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/3be327655d4e8a1d6bb6a027e24796bcThe national government is unable to deliver immediate help to the typhoon's victims.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/3be327655d4e8a1d6bb6a027e24796bcTed Regencia/Al Jazeera The national government is unable to deliver immediate help to the typhoon's victims. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/378c91ad27750f5a7644230d76b9e5d9Haiyan's winds gusted as fast as 300 kilometres per hour.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/378c91ad27750f5a7644230d76b9e5d9Ted Regencia/Al Jazeera Haiyan's winds gusted as fast as 300 kilometres per hour. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/783e2835cebd78195b957c6718d2457a

Many of those who have survived are now struggling to find food, water and medicine.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/783e2835cebd78195b957c6718d2457aTed Regencia/Al Jazeera

Many of those who have survived are now struggling to find food, water and medicine.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/6a3289cdc587f041e7af0f1699e01fcf

Before the typhoon made its first landfall in the Philippines, churches called on the faithfuls to say the "Oratio Imperata", a prayer for protection during major catastrophes.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Philippines_typhoon/slideshow/no-caption/6a3289cdc587f041e7af0f1699e01fcfTed Regencia/Al Jazeera

Before the typhoon made its first landfall in the Philippines, churches called on the faithfuls to say the "Oratio Imperata", a prayer for protection during major catastrophes.



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