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    Survivors walk under a fallen electric post after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, central Philippines November 10, 2013. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


    Survivors walk under a fallen electric post after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, central Philippines November 10, 2013. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)




    The body of a typhoon victim lies on a door after Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)


    The body of a typhoon victim lies on a door after Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)




    Thousands of homes are destroyed after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. One of the most powerful storms ever recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, with huge waves sweeping away entire coastal villages and devastating the region's main city. The storm destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path as it tore through Leyte province on Friday. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


    Thousands of homes are destroyed after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. One of the most powerful storms ever recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, with huge waves sweeping away entire coastal villages and devastating the region's main city. The storm destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path as it tore through Leyte province on Friday. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)




    Empty coffins lie on a street near houses damaged after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


    Empty coffins lie on a street near houses damaged after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)




    Survivors stay in their damaged house in Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


    Survivors stay in their damaged house in Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)



    A man reacts after getting supplies from a grocery that was stormed by people in Tacloban city. (Photo by Aaron Favila/Associated Press)


    A man reacts after getting supplies from a grocery that was stormed by people in Tacloban city. (Photo by Aaron Favila/Associated Press)




    Rice fields are flooded after Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province in the central Philippines. (Photo by Leo Solinap/Reuters)


    Rice fields are flooded after Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province in the central Philippines. (Photo by Leo Solinap/Reuters)




    Destroyed houses lie in Tacloban city. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)


    Destroyed houses lie in Tacloban city. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)



    The hand of a dead body lies in the water after typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city. The city remains littered with debris and bodies after the storm. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)


    The hand of a dead body lies in the water after typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city. The city remains littered with debris and bodies after the storm. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)




    Residents carry relief goods along the bay in Tacloban city. (Photo by Aaron Favila/Associated Press)


    Residents carry relief goods along the bay in Tacloban city. (Photo by Aaron Favila/Associated Press)




    People killed during Typhoon Haiyan are lined up on the side of the road in Tacloban City. (Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)


    People killed during Typhoon Haiyan are lined up on the side of the road in Tacloban City. (Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)




    Residents cover their noses to block out the smell of dead bodies in Tacloban city. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)


    Residents cover their noses to block out the smell of dead bodies in Tacloban city. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)




    Residents pray inside a damaged church in Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


    Residents pray inside a damaged church in Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)



    High waves triggered by powerful winds of Supertyphoon [Yolanda] pound the sea wall of Legazpi City on Friday, November 8, 2013. (Photo by Charism Sayat/AFP Photo)


    High waves triggered by powerful winds of Supertyphoon [Yolanda] pound the sea wall of Legazpi City on Friday, November 8, 2013. (Photo by Charism Sayat/AFP Photo)




    Survivors walk past a ship that lies on top of damaged homes after it was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Sunday, November 10, 2013. The city remains littered with debris from damaged homes as many complain of shortage of food, water and no electricity since the Typhoon Haiyan slammed into their province. Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, slammed into central Philippine provinces Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and scores of people dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


    Survivors walk past a ship that lies on top of damaged homes after it was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Sunday, November 10, 2013. The city remains littered with debris from damaged homes as many complain of shortage of food, water and no electricity since the Typhoon Haiyan slammed into their province. Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, slammed into central Philippine provinces Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and scores of people dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)




    Residents sit outside their damaged house after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


    Residents sit outside their damaged house after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)




    Tacloban city, devastated by powerful Typhoon Haiyan, is seen in Leyte province, central Philippines Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


    Tacloban city, devastated by powerful Typhoon Haiyan, is seen in Leyte province, central Philippines Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




    Soldiers load relief supplies for airlift to affected areas Saturday November 9, 2013, a day after powerful typhoon hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


    Soldiers load relief supplies for airlift to affected areas Saturday November 9, 2013, a day after powerful typhoon hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




    Debris litter the road by the coastal village in Legazpi city following a storm surge brought about by powerful Typhoon Haiyan in Albay province Friday, November 8, 2013, about 520 kilometers ( 325 miles) south of Manila, Philippines. (Photo by Nelson Salting/AP Photo)


    Debris litter the road by the coastal village in Legazpi city following a storm surge brought about by powerful Typhoon Haiyan in Albay province Friday, November 8, 2013, about 520 kilometers ( 325 miles) south of Manila, Philippines. (Photo by Nelson Salting/AP Photo)




    Residents try to seek shelter with their belongings following a powerful typhoon that hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province, central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


    Residents try to seek shelter with their belongings following a powerful typhoon that hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province, central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




    A resident passes by toppled car outside an airport terminal after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


    A resident passes by toppled car outside an airport terminal after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)




    A boy walks past the devastation brought about by powerful typhoon Haiyan at Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


    A boy walks past the devastation brought about by powerful typhoon Haiyan at Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




    An injured man walks with an aid of a cane to get some treatment following a powerful typhoon that hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


    An injured man walks with an aid of a cane to get some treatment following a powerful typhoon that hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




    This handout photograph taken on November 10, 2013 and released by the Malacanang Photo Bureau (MPB) shows an aerial view of the damage in Leyte following Super Typhoon Haiyan in the area. The death toll from a super typhoon that decimated entire towns in the Philippines could soar well over 10,000, authorities warned Sunday, making it the country's worst recorded natural disaster


    This handout photograph taken on November 10, 2013 and released by the Malacanang Photo Bureau (MPB) shows an aerial view of the damage in Leyte following Super Typhoon Haiyan in the area. The death toll from a super typhoon that decimated entire towns in the Philippines could soar well over 10,000, authorities warned Sunday, making it the country's worst recorded natural disaster. (Photo by Ryan Lim/AFP Photo)




    Residents rush to safety past a fallen tree during strong winds brought by Typhoon Haiyan that hit Cebu city, central Philippines November 8, 2013. (Photo by Zander Casas/Reuters)


    Residents rush to safety past a fallen tree during strong winds brought by Typhoon Haiyan that hit Cebu city, central Philippines November 8, 2013. (Photo by Zander Casas/Reuters)




    A house is engulfed by the storm surge brought about by powerful typhoon Haiyan that hit Legazpi city, Albay province Friday November 8, 2013 about 520 kilometers ( 325 miles) south of Manila, Philippines. (Photo by Nelson Salting/AP Photo)


    A house is engulfed by the storm surge brought about by powerful typhoon Haiyan that hit Legazpi city, Albay province Friday November 8, 2013 about 520 kilometers ( 325 miles) south of Manila, Philippines. (Photo by Nelson Salting/AP Photo)




    Survivors pass by two large boats after they were washed ashore by strong waves caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Sunday, November 10, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and hundreds of people dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


    Survivors pass by two large boats after they were washed ashore by strong waves caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Sunday, November 10, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and hundreds of people dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)




    Residents queue up to receive treatment and relief supplies at Tacloban airport on Monday. The typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)


    Residents queue up to receive treatment and relief supplies at Tacloban airport on Monday. The typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)




    A cargo ship that washed ashore is seen on Monday in Anibong town in Tacloban. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


    A cargo ship that washed ashore is seen on Monday in Anibong town in Tacloban. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)




    Trees are toppled in Samar province on Monday. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)


    Trees are toppled in Samar province on Monday. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)



    Residents watch as others throw goods from a warehouse in Guiuan, Eastern Samar province, central Philippines Monday, November 11, 2013, after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the town on November 8. Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. (Photo by Ted Aljibe/AP Photo)


    Residents watch as others throw goods from a warehouse in Guiuan, Eastern Samar province, central Philippines Monday, November 11, 2013, after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the town on November 8. Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. (Photo by Ted Aljibe/AP Photo)




    Survivors stay beside a ship that was washed ashore hitting makeshift houses near an oil depot in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Monday, November 11, 2013. Authorities said at least 2 million people in 41 provinces had been affected by Friday's typhoon Haiyan and at least 23,000 houses had been damaged or destroyed. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


    Survivors stay beside a ship that was washed ashore hitting makeshift houses near an oil depot in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Monday, November 11, 2013. Authorities said at least 2 million people in 41 provinces had been affected by Friday's typhoon Haiyan and at least 23,000 houses had been damaged or destroyed. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)




    Typhoon victims sift through the debris Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Tacloban city in Leyte province, central Philippines. Four days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated islands in the central Philippines, survivors are desperate for food and clamoring to be evacuated. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


    Typhoon victims sift through the debris Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Tacloban city in Leyte province, central Philippines. Four days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated islands in the central Philippines, survivors are desperate for food and clamoring to be evacuated. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




    In this aerial photo taken on Saturday, November 9, 2013, and released by the Philippine Air Force, a ferry boat is seen washed inland from a massive storm surge caused by Typhoon Haiyan, in the city of Tacloban, central Philippines. (Photo by AP Photo/Philippines Air Force)


    In this aerial photo taken on Saturday, November 9, 2013, and released by the Philippine Air Force, a ferry boat is seen washed inland from a massive storm surge caused by Typhoon Haiyan, in the city of Tacloban, central Philippines. (Photo by AP Photo/Philippines Air Force)




    Malaysian air force personnel load relief supplies donated by Malaysian government for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, at the Air Force base in Subang, Malaysia, Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Foreign governments and agencies have announced a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon. (Photo by Vincent Thian/AP Photo)


    Malaysian air force personnel load relief supplies donated by Malaysian government for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, at the Air Force base in Subang, Malaysia, Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Foreign governments and agencies have announced a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon. (Photo by Vincent Thian/AP Photo)




    Survivors look up at a military C-130 plane as it arrives at typhoon-ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines on Monday, November 11, 2013. Haiyan slammed the island nation with a storm surge two stories high and some of the highest winds ever measured in a tropical cyclone. An untold number of homes were blown away, and thousands of people are feared dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


    Survivors look up at a military C-130 plane as it arrives at typhoon-ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines on Monday, November 11, 2013. Haiyan slammed the island nation with a storm surge two stories high and some of the highest winds ever measured in a tropical cyclone. An untold number of homes were blown away, and thousands of people are feared dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


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Typhoon Devastates Philippines


Survivors walk under a fallen electric post after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, central Philippines November 10, 2013. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


Survivors walk under a fallen electric post after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, central Philippines November 10, 2013. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)




The body of a typhoon victim lies on a door after Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)


The body of a typhoon victim lies on a door after Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)




Thousands of homes are destroyed after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. One of the most powerful storms ever recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, with huge waves sweeping away entire coastal villages and devastating the region's main city. The storm destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path as it tore through Leyte province on Friday. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


Thousands of homes are destroyed after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. One of the most powerful storms ever recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, with huge waves sweeping away entire coastal villages and devastating the region's main city. The storm destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path as it tore through Leyte province on Friday. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)




Empty coffins lie on a street near houses damaged after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


Empty coffins lie on a street near houses damaged after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)




Survivors stay in their damaged house in Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


Survivors stay in their damaged house in Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)



A man reacts after getting supplies from a grocery that was stormed by people in Tacloban city. (Photo by Aaron Favila/Associated Press)


A man reacts after getting supplies from a grocery that was stormed by people in Tacloban city. (Photo by Aaron Favila/Associated Press)




Rice fields are flooded after Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province in the central Philippines. (Photo by Leo Solinap/Reuters)


Rice fields are flooded after Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province in the central Philippines. (Photo by Leo Solinap/Reuters)




Destroyed houses lie in Tacloban city. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)


Destroyed houses lie in Tacloban city. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)



The hand of a dead body lies in the water after typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city. The city remains littered with debris and bodies after the storm. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)


The hand of a dead body lies in the water after typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city. The city remains littered with debris and bodies after the storm. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)




Residents carry relief goods along the bay in Tacloban city. (Photo by Aaron Favila/Associated Press)


Residents carry relief goods along the bay in Tacloban city. (Photo by Aaron Favila/Associated Press)




People killed during Typhoon Haiyan are lined up on the side of the road in Tacloban City. (Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)


People killed during Typhoon Haiyan are lined up on the side of the road in Tacloban City. (Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)




Residents cover their noses to block out the smell of dead bodies in Tacloban city. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)


Residents cover their noses to block out the smell of dead bodies in Tacloban city. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)




Residents pray inside a damaged church in Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


Residents pray inside a damaged church in Tacloban city. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)



High waves triggered by powerful winds of Supertyphoon [Yolanda] pound the sea wall of Legazpi City on Friday, November 8, 2013. (Photo by Charism Sayat/AFP Photo)


High waves triggered by powerful winds of Supertyphoon [Yolanda] pound the sea wall of Legazpi City on Friday, November 8, 2013. (Photo by Charism Sayat/AFP Photo)




Survivors walk past a ship that lies on top of damaged homes after it was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Sunday, November 10, 2013. The city remains littered with debris from damaged homes as many complain of shortage of food, water and no electricity since the Typhoon Haiyan slammed into their province. Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, slammed into central Philippine provinces Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and scores of people dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


Survivors walk past a ship that lies on top of damaged homes after it was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Sunday, November 10, 2013. The city remains littered with debris from damaged homes as many complain of shortage of food, water and no electricity since the Typhoon Haiyan slammed into their province. Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, slammed into central Philippine provinces Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and scores of people dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)




Residents sit outside their damaged house after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


Residents sit outside their damaged house after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)




Tacloban city, devastated by powerful Typhoon Haiyan, is seen in Leyte province, central Philippines Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


Tacloban city, devastated by powerful Typhoon Haiyan, is seen in Leyte province, central Philippines Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




Soldiers load relief supplies for airlift to affected areas Saturday November 9, 2013, a day after powerful typhoon hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


Soldiers load relief supplies for airlift to affected areas Saturday November 9, 2013, a day after powerful typhoon hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




Debris litter the road by the coastal village in Legazpi city following a storm surge brought about by powerful Typhoon Haiyan in Albay province Friday, November 8, 2013, about 520 kilometers ( 325 miles) south of Manila, Philippines. (Photo by Nelson Salting/AP Photo)


Debris litter the road by the coastal village in Legazpi city following a storm surge brought about by powerful Typhoon Haiyan in Albay province Friday, November 8, 2013, about 520 kilometers ( 325 miles) south of Manila, Philippines. (Photo by Nelson Salting/AP Photo)




Residents try to seek shelter with their belongings following a powerful typhoon that hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province, central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


Residents try to seek shelter with their belongings following a powerful typhoon that hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province, central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




A resident passes by toppled car outside an airport terminal after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


A resident passes by toppled car outside an airport terminal after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)




A boy walks past the devastation brought about by powerful typhoon Haiyan at Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


A boy walks past the devastation brought about by powerful typhoon Haiyan at Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




An injured man walks with an aid of a cane to get some treatment following a powerful typhoon that hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


An injured man walks with an aid of a cane to get some treatment following a powerful typhoon that hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines Saturday November 9, 2013. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




This handout photograph taken on November 10, 2013 and released by the Malacanang Photo Bureau (MPB) shows an aerial view of the damage in Leyte following Super Typhoon Haiyan in the area. The death toll from a super typhoon that decimated entire towns in the Philippines could soar well over 10,000, authorities warned Sunday, making it the country's worst recorded natural disaster


This handout photograph taken on November 10, 2013 and released by the Malacanang Photo Bureau (MPB) shows an aerial view of the damage in Leyte following Super Typhoon Haiyan in the area. The death toll from a super typhoon that decimated entire towns in the Philippines could soar well over 10,000, authorities warned Sunday, making it the country's worst recorded natural disaster. (Photo by Ryan Lim/AFP Photo)




Residents rush to safety past a fallen tree during strong winds brought by Typhoon Haiyan that hit Cebu city, central Philippines November 8, 2013. (Photo by Zander Casas/Reuters)


Residents rush to safety past a fallen tree during strong winds brought by Typhoon Haiyan that hit Cebu city, central Philippines November 8, 2013. (Photo by Zander Casas/Reuters)




A house is engulfed by the storm surge brought about by powerful typhoon Haiyan that hit Legazpi city, Albay province Friday November 8, 2013 about 520 kilometers ( 325 miles) south of Manila, Philippines. (Photo by Nelson Salting/AP Photo)


A house is engulfed by the storm surge brought about by powerful typhoon Haiyan that hit Legazpi city, Albay province Friday November 8, 2013 about 520 kilometers ( 325 miles) south of Manila, Philippines. (Photo by Nelson Salting/AP Photo)




Survivors pass by two large boats after they were washed ashore by strong waves caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Sunday, November 10, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and hundreds of people dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


Survivors pass by two large boats after they were washed ashore by strong waves caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Sunday, November 10, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and hundreds of people dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)




Residents queue up to receive treatment and relief supplies at Tacloban airport on Monday. The typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)


Residents queue up to receive treatment and relief supplies at Tacloban airport on Monday. The typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)




A cargo ship that washed ashore is seen on Monday in Anibong town in Tacloban. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)


A cargo ship that washed ashore is seen on Monday in Anibong town in Tacloban. (Photo by Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)




Trees are toppled in Samar province on Monday. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)


Trees are toppled in Samar province on Monday. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)



Residents watch as others throw goods from a warehouse in Guiuan, Eastern Samar province, central Philippines Monday, November 11, 2013, after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the town on November 8. Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. (Photo by Ted Aljibe/AP Photo)


Residents watch as others throw goods from a warehouse in Guiuan, Eastern Samar province, central Philippines Monday, November 11, 2013, after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the town on November 8. Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. (Photo by Ted Aljibe/AP Photo)




Survivors stay beside a ship that was washed ashore hitting makeshift houses near an oil depot in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Monday, November 11, 2013. Authorities said at least 2 million people in 41 provinces had been affected by Friday's typhoon Haiyan and at least 23,000 houses had been damaged or destroyed. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


Survivors stay beside a ship that was washed ashore hitting makeshift houses near an oil depot in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Monday, November 11, 2013. Authorities said at least 2 million people in 41 provinces had been affected by Friday's typhoon Haiyan and at least 23,000 houses had been damaged or destroyed. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)




Typhoon victims sift through the debris Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Tacloban city in Leyte province, central Philippines. Four days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated islands in the central Philippines, survivors are desperate for food and clamoring to be evacuated. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)


Typhoon victims sift through the debris Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Tacloban city in Leyte province, central Philippines. Four days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated islands in the central Philippines, survivors are desperate for food and clamoring to be evacuated. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)




In this aerial photo taken on Saturday, November 9, 2013, and released by the Philippine Air Force, a ferry boat is seen washed inland from a massive storm surge caused by Typhoon Haiyan, in the city of Tacloban, central Philippines. (Photo by AP Photo/Philippines Air Force)


In this aerial photo taken on Saturday, November 9, 2013, and released by the Philippine Air Force, a ferry boat is seen washed inland from a massive storm surge caused by Typhoon Haiyan, in the city of Tacloban, central Philippines. (Photo by AP Photo/Philippines Air Force)




Malaysian air force personnel load relief supplies donated by Malaysian government for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, at the Air Force base in Subang, Malaysia, Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Foreign governments and agencies have announced a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon. (Photo by Vincent Thian/AP Photo)


Malaysian air force personnel load relief supplies donated by Malaysian government for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, at the Air Force base in Subang, Malaysia, Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Foreign governments and agencies have announced a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon. (Photo by Vincent Thian/AP Photo)




Survivors look up at a military C-130 plane as it arrives at typhoon-ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines on Monday, November 11, 2013. Haiyan slammed the island nation with a storm surge two stories high and some of the highest winds ever measured in a tropical cyclone. An untold number of homes were blown away, and thousands of people are feared dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


Survivors look up at a military C-130 plane as it arrives at typhoon-ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines on Monday, November 11, 2013. Haiyan slammed the island nation with a storm surge two stories high and some of the highest winds ever measured in a tropical cyclone. An untold number of homes were blown away, and thousands of people are feared dead. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)


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