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Saturday, November 9, 2013

Super bagyo 'Yolanda' (Haiyan) Picture Gallery, Hits the Philippines

Monster typhoon "Yolanda" left several people dead and caused severe damage to a lot of properties in affected areas.

Below are pictures of the destruction from all around Philippines, and the helplessness of the residents within.

November 10, 2013 - Washed up ships on the shore in the destroyed city of Tacloban, Leyte province, Philippines after the super typhoon hit.
November 9, 2013 - After finding shelter in an evacuation site, the residents return to their home after absorbing the aftermath of the super typhoon. Tacloban, Leyte

November 10, 2013 - Resident absorbs the pile of debris which was washed up inland near a road in Taclobn, Leyte.
November 9, 2013 - With nowhere to go, a victim is left on the side of a road in the devastated city of Tacloban, Leyte.
Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) leaves with a death and missing rate of 10,000.
November 10, 2013 - residents line up to be able to receive relief goods at Tacloban airport.

November 10, 2013 - A man looks at the destroyed wreckage from after the super typhoon.
November 10, 2013 - A washed up ship which lies on top of wrecked houses is observed by survivors that walk past. Photo by: Aaron Favila/AP
With nothing to do, citizens watch helplessly as their Barangay Hall in Iloilo province is washed away by the flood waters.

Blocked by a tree that was toppled over after super typhoon Haiyan(Yolanda)'s strong winds, residents from the island province of Cebu try to clear the road.

Residents of the popular tourist city of Cebu who are terrified by the strong gusts of wind by the typhoon run for their lives as trees and roofs were torn and toppled by the storm.

Along with devastating winds, the super typhoon also gathered up strong downpour which caused landslides in the rural parts of the country.

The residents from Legaspi, Albay province, from south of Manila, were forced to retreat to higher ground as Haiyan(Yolanda) pounded the sea wall and coast.
Washed in from the storm, debris is scattered along the road near the coastal village in Legazpi city where residents are to await a huge clean up operation.

A destroyed aiport in Tacloban City, Leyte with a car toppled upsidedown. Hundred of roofs on houses were ripped off.

Made by using images that were captured by geostationary satellites of the Japan Meteorological Agency, a digital composite from space was created of Super Typhoon Haiyan(Yolanda) as it approached the Philippines.
Despite the destruction dealt to their homes, some residents can't help but attempt to live back to their normal daily living.
A pregnant woman walks along as she looks at the remains of her old home.
With 235mph winds, homes were flattened in the devastated city of Tacloban, Leyte.
Being one of the worst areas hit by category five Super Typhoon Haiyan(Yolanda), a Filipino boys stands in shock among the scattered debris.

Survival kicks in as children haul sacks of good they have retrieved at abandoned stores, passing the rubble of houses in Tacloban, Leyte.

A tree that fell on a car during the super typhoon is moved by workers.

An area of Tacloban City that was flattened by the storm andcovered in flood water and debris.

Sheltered from the storm, the Catholic church in Tacloban welcomed victims as many buildings themselves have been broken into and looted by desperate citizens.
Churches in Tacloban have offered to become temporary aid centers which provides the victims with emergency food supplies and washing facilities.

Philippines President, Benigno Aquino is considering the introduction of martial law in Tacloban City in which 10,000 people are feared to be dead.
Philippine Red Cross trucks were attacked by the hungry residents. President Benigno Aquino has already deployed troops to aid in restoring calmness to the area.

Super Typhoon survivors state to reporters that they have been overly desperate for food, even leading them to loot shops and steal from the dead from the trail of destruction.

Desperate for food, a father and his children wait outside their makeshift home as they long for food relief. Some already foraging through the destruction and dead.

In the remains of a building in Tacloban, Leyte, residents gather around to forge for food in houses that belong to the dead. A local counselor even admitted to stepping on corpses in his desperate attempt to find food saying, "If you have not eaten in three days, you do shameful things to survive."

corpses are uncovered as survivors forage through the wreckage of houses in orer to find any kind of food to feed their starving families.