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Latest update : 2013-11-29

Philippines: the wrath of Haiyan

On November 8th, Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, reducing vast areas of the country to ruins. The island of Leyte, where typhoon survivors found themselves living among the dead, was particularly hard hit. But the government has been unable to reach many of those most in need.

Amidst all the chaos, France 24 joined some of the survivors as they desperately sought refuge in other parts of the country.

By Pierre Vaireaux , Cyril PAYEN

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