'Nothing's changed': Philippine typhoon survivors fear being forgotten

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It’s been almost three months since Typhoon Haiyan – or Yolanda, as it’s called by Filipinos – struck this part of Leyte province with a force stronger than Katrina or Sandy, killing at least 6,000 people. More than 2,000 are still missing, presumed dead.

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Typhoon Haiyan: Death toll tops 5,200 two weeks after storm smashed Philippines

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'Like a movie': Woman drives 600 miles to rescue 27 people from typhoon-torn village

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After four days of hearing nothing from family in a typhoon-ravaged fishing village in the Philippines, Regina Balosca Sculley set off on her own rescue mission — an operation that would bring to safety 27 people piled into a rental van. 

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Born into disaster: 12,000 babies will enter storm-smashed swaths of Philippines

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As thousands of babies are born into typhoon-stricken zones over the next month, many will arrive underweight and ill, adding fresh medical misery to places where all health clinics were swept away. 

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Typhoon Haiyan: ‘Forgotten’ survivors tell of desperate hunt for food

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Survivors in remote areas of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan said Friday they had been ignored by relief efforts, even as aid began to reach some of the worst-affected zones.

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Typhoon Haiyan: UN dramatically raises death toll to more than 4,400

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The United Nations on Thursday raised the death toll from the monster typhoon that ravaged the Philippines to more than 4,400 — almost double the previous figure and far higher than an estimate given by the Filipino president.

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Gunfire, looting, deadly crush: Desperation triggers anarchy in typhoon-hit areas

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Police try to restore order amid reports of armed gangs roaming the streets, as survivors of Typhoon Haiyan struggle to find food, clean water and medicine.

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Typhoon Haiyan’s impact revealed in before-and-after satellite images

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Several hours before Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines on Nov. 7, DigitalGlobe activated FirstLook, an online service that provides satellite imagery of large scale disasters. Their satellites collected more than 7,300 square miles of imagery in the areas hardest hit by the typhoon — one of the strongest storms to ever make landfall.

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'We are not looters': Desperate typhoon survivors hunt for food amid the devastation

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As desperation grows in hard-hit Tacloban, some officials appear to be taking a tolerant view of those taking food and other supplies in the wake of storm.

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Super Typhoon Haiyan’s cataclysmic destruction seen from above

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The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan along the shore in the town of Guiuan in Eastern Samar province in the central Philippines, Nov. 11, 2013.

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Fear the silence: Rescuers warn eerie quiet from typhoon-hit areas could spell doom

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“This silence usually means that the damage is even worse,” says official as reliefs workers try to reach districts outside hard-hit Tacloban.

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Miracle baby: Girl born at airport after pregnant typhoon victim swims for her life

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A baby girl was born at the airport in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban on Monday, providing a glimmer of hope amid widespread destruction.

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'So many dead': US forces dispatched to typhoon-devastated Philippine islands

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The death toll could reach 10,000 after one of the most powerful storms in recorded history wreaked damage far worse than expected.

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How to help: Organizations offering relief to Typhoon Haiyan survivors

The deadly Typhoon Haiyan flattened hundreds of homes and forced hundreds of thousands of residents to evacuate to emergency shelters when it stormed ashore, bringing wind gusts reaching 170 mph, mudslides and flashfloods.

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Typhoon Haiyan: Officials fear death toll could reach 10,000

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Officials in the Philippines feared the death toll could climb to 10,000 in the province of Leyte, as a new day dawned on the Pacific islands ravaged by one of the most powerful storms ever recorded.

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