Tacloban

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Seeking a way out of the city, residents of Tacloban, Philippines, some injured, gather at the wreckage of the local airport. Photograph: Jes Aznar/The New York Times

Irish charities have renewed appeals for relief aid as new storms threaten to hamper rescue efforts in the Philippines. Plan Ireland chief exec(...)

Residents queue up to receive treatment and relief supplies at Tacloban airport  following Friday’s typhoon Haiyan that lashed this city and several provinces in central Philippines. Photograph: AP

Days after one of the most powerful storms to buffet the Philippines on record, the scale of the devastation and the desperation of the survivors are (...)

Residents cover their noses as they walk past devastated houses yesterday after typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city in central Philippines. Photograph: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

On a stretch of road on the way into Tacloban city centre, just past a lone white coffin with gold-painted handles, lay a mass of dead, bloated bodies(...)

Residents of Tacloban, Philippines, gather at the wreckage of the local airport today seeking a way out of the city. Aid crews were struggling to reach survivors three days after a powerful storm crippled the country. Photograph:  New York Times

Aid agency Goal has dispatched an emergency response team to the region around Tacloban on the Philippine island of Leyte which was devastated by Typh(...)

An aerial view of a coastal town, devastated by super Typhoon Haiyan, in Samar province in central Philippines. Photograph: Erik De Castro/Reuters.

Dazed survivors begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine on Monday after a super typhoon killed an estimated 10,000 in the central P(...)

Two boys look at the devastation left by typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines. Photograph: Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images

Pope Francis yesterday led prayers for those affected by the typhoon that killed at least 10,000 people in the Philippines. “I wish to express my clos(...)

A damaged airport is seen as residents wait for relief goods after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, central Philippines. Photograph: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

The Philippine Red Cross has estimated that more than 1,000 people were killed in the coastal city of Tacloban and at least 200 in hard-hit Samar pro(...)

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