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The town of Guiuan, in Samar province, was slammed by Typhoon Haiyan last week.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 14:28
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The true scale of Super Typhoon Haiyan can be seen from the air.



/AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE
The town of Guiuan is situated on a spit of land in the southeast of Samar Island.


/AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

The town was severely damaged by the super typhoon, and aid may take several days to reach the survivors.



/AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE
Guiuan is to the east of Tacloban and saw some of the worst conditions of the storm.


/AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE
The city was devastated by winds of approximately 300 kph, and a storm surge of over 5 metres.


/AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE
Although the residents were advised to evacuate, a number of people stayed to protect their homes.


/AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE
The storm surge that pushed across land was like a tsunami, and bulldozed everything in its path.


/AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE
After the flood waters recede, everything is coated with a thick film of mud.


/AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE
With their homes destroyed, survivors assemble makeshift tents whilst they wait for help on Victory Island, near Guiuan.


/AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE
It will take many more days before aid finally starts to trickle through to all those who are in desperate need of help.



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The true scale of Super Typhoon Haiyan can be seen from the air.

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The town was severely damaged by the super typhoon, and aid may take several days to reach the survivors.

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The true scale of Super Typhoon Haiyan can be seen form the air.

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The true scale of Super Typhoon Haiyan can be seen form the air.

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The town of Guiuan is situated on a spit of land in the southeast of Samar Island.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Aerial_photos_of_the_Philippines/slideshow/homes-destroyed/414a785db9d9bc3c558bc36471881569AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBEHomes destroyed

The town of Guiuan is situated on a spit of land in the southeast of Samar Island.

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The town was severely damaged by the super typhoon, and for days aid could not reach the survivors.

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The town was severely damaged by the super typhoon, and for days aid could not reach the survivors.

Windows shattered and walls splinteredhttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Aerial_photos_of_the_Philippines/slideshow/windows-shattered-and-walls-splintered/e577c069fef03a6195087a3345384008

Guiuan is to the east of Tacloban and saw some of the worst conditions of the storm.

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Guiuan is to the east of Tacloban and saw some of the worst conditions of the storm.

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The city was devastated by winds of approximately 300 kph, and a storm surge of over 5 metres.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Aerial_photos_of_the_Philippines/slideshow/paradise-lost/8b7bb29224ec7915a2e87cfe16c6c22cAFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBEParadise lost

The city was devastated by winds of approximately 300 kph, and a storm surge of over 5 metres.

Trees were snapped like twigshttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Aerial_photos_of_the_Philippines/slideshow/trees-were-snapped-like-twigs/a38dfe2fcbe1631cc92d2db83d283bbd

Although the residents were advised to evacuate, a number of people stayed to protect their homes.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Aerial_photos_of_the_Philippines/slideshow/trees-were-snapped-like-twigs/a38dfe2fcbe1631cc92d2db83d283bbdAFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBETrees were snapped like twigs

Although the residents were advised to evacuate, a number of people stayed to protect their homes.

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The storm surge that pushed across land was like a tsunami, and bulldozed everything in its path.

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The storm surge that pushed across land was like a tsunami, and bulldozed everything in its path.

Mud covers everythinghttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Aerial_photos_of_the_Philippines/slideshow/mud-covers-everything/b5a6eab2d8e9b7793e9e360f28b725d6

After the flood waters recede, everything is coated with a thick film of mud.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Aerial_photos_of_the_Philippines/slideshow/mud-covers-everything/b5a6eab2d8e9b7793e9e360f28b725d6AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBEMud covers everything

After the flood waters recede, everything is coated with a thick film of mud.

Makeshift tentshttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Aerial_photos_of_the_Philippines/slideshow/makeshift-tents/02ce79b9800a2c0999c3a39e568486d1

With their homes destroyed, survivors assemble makeshift tents whilst they wait for help on Victory Island, near Guiuan.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Aerial_photos_of_the_Philippines/slideshow/makeshift-tents/02ce79b9800a2c0999c3a39e568486d1AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBEMakeshift tents

With their homes destroyed, survivors assemble makeshift tents whilst they wait for help on Victory Island, near Guiuan.

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It will take many more days before aid finally starts to trickle through to all those who are in desperate need of help.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/Aerial_photos_of_the_Philippines/slideshow/waiting-for-news/7a8d22ad5c31537d22423ad6132ab83aAFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBEWaiting for news

It will take many more days before aid finally starts to trickle through to all those who are in desperate need of help.



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