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Filipino soldiers bring Tacloban residents to a military plane leaving Tacloban airport in central Philippines. Photograph: Reuters/Bobby Yip

The children stand in clusters with wooden signs at the side of the road, their palms outstretched. “Please help us,” reads one sign, scrawled in perm(...)

Locals and foreigners boarding a US military C-130 evacuation flight yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo/Wally Santana

Desperation is growing in the devastated path of Typhoon Haiyan after heavy rains lashed survivors facing a fifth day without food, water or basic med(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Children play under the statues of saints inside a Catholic church which has been converted into an evacuation centre after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in the  Philippines.  Photograph: Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

Like many Filipinos based in Ireland, Jean Elises was waiting anxiously last night for any word from loved ones.Her husband, Getty, travelled from the(...)

A resident walks past a building that collapsed during an earthquake in Cebu City, central Philippines. A strong earthquake measuring 7.2 struck islands popular with tourists in the Philippines today killing at least 20 people, some while praying in a centuries-old church, officials said. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

A strong earthquake measuring 7.2 struck islands popular with tourists in the Philippines today killing at least 20 people, some while praying in a(...)

T
wo coast guard vessels and other nearby ships were 
reportedly 
involved in the 
Philippines ferry 
rescue operation
,
 not far from the port of Cebu.
 Photograph: Google Maps

Thirteen people died and 690 were rescued today after a ferry sank following a collision with a cargo vessel in the central Philippines, a coastguard (...)

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