Slideshow: 'Absolute Bedlam' In The Philippines After Typhoon Haiyan

  • A survivor walks among the debris of houses destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. Across the Philippines an estimated 9.5 million people were affected, at least 620,000 were forced from their homes and it's feared that more than 10,000 were killed.
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    A survivor walks among the debris of houses destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. Across the Philippines an estimated 9.5 million people were affected, at least 620,000 were forced from their homes and it's feared that more than 10,000 were killed.
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  • Typhoon survivors in the coastal village of Capiz, in the Philippines, carry sacks containing relief goods delivered by the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
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    Typhoon survivors in the coastal village of Capiz, in the Philippines, carry sacks containing relief goods delivered by the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
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  • Children ask for help and food along the highway in Cebu Province, Philippines. "It's absolute bedlam right now," Richard Gordon, head of the Philippine Red Cross, told the BBC.
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    Children ask for help and food along the highway in Cebu Province, Philippines. "It's absolute bedlam right now," Richard Gordon, head of the Philippine Red Cross, told the BBC.
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  • Residents, waiting for relief supplies, are framed by a tattered Philippine flag in Hernani. Typhoon Haiyan was one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded.
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    Residents, waiting for relief supplies, are framed by a tattered Philippine flag in Hernani. Typhoon Haiyan was one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded.
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  • Typhoon Haiyan survivors wait to receive medical treatment and supplies at Tacloban airport.
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    Typhoon Haiyan survivors wait to receive medical treatment and supplies at Tacloban airport.
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  • A military plane arrives in typhoon ravaged Tacloban city. Phillipine President Benigno Aquino has declared "a state of national calamity."
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    A military plane arrives in typhoon ravaged Tacloban city. Phillipine President Benigno Aquino has declared "a state of national calamity."
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  • An elderly resident sells root crops and fruit next to the destroyed public market in the town of Guiuan in the Philippines.
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    An elderly resident sells root crops and fruit next to the destroyed public market in the town of Guiuan in the Philippines.
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  • Typhoon survivors fill the streets as they race for supplies in Tacloban. The city was flattened by the huge storm, authorities say.
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    Typhoon survivors fill the streets as they race for supplies in Tacloban. The city was flattened by the huge storm, authorities say.
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  • New-born baby Bea Joy is held as mother Emily Ortega, 21, rests after giving birth at an improvised clinic at Tacloban airport. Bea Joy was named after her grandmother Beatrice, who was missing following the typhoon.
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    New-born baby Bea Joy is held as mother Emily Ortega, 21, rests after giving birth at an improvised clinic at Tacloban airport. Bea Joy was named after her grandmother Beatrice, who was missing following the typhoon.
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  • Survivors bring bags of rice from a warehouse which they stormed due to a shortage of food in Tacloban.
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    Survivors bring bags of rice from a warehouse which they stormed due to a shortage of food in Tacloban.
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  • Typhoon survivors line up to board a U.S. military C-130 plane for Manila after the plane arrived carrying relief supplies in Tacloban.
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    Typhoon survivors line up to board a U.S. military C-130 plane for Manila after the plane arrived carrying relief supplies in Tacloban.
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  • An aerial image taken from a Philippine Air Force helicopter shows the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Guiuan.
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    An aerial image taken from a Philippine Air Force helicopter shows the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Guiuan.
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  • Roy Cagbian, 28, stands with his daughters, 7-month-old Shandev and 3-year-old Ashley in front of their destroy home in Tacloban.
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    Roy Cagbian, 28, stands with his daughters, 7-month-old Shandev and 3-year-old Ashley in front of their destroy home in Tacloban.
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  • People walk among debris next to a ship washed ashore in Tacloban.
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    People walk among debris next to a ship washed ashore in Tacloban.
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  • A Philippine flag stands in the devastation in Tacloban. A weakened Haiyan hit Vietnam on Monday.
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    A Philippine flag stands in the devastation in Tacloban. A weakened Haiyan hit Vietnam on Monday.
    Aaron Favila/AP

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