Some people marched in the rain Tuesday in the Philippine city of Tacloban, which was crushed by Typhoon Haiyan. David Guttenfelder/AP hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Anthony Kuhn, in the Philippines, talks with Steve Inskeep

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In Tacloban, the Philippines, graffiti on the side of a grounded ship sends a message out to the world. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': 'Midwest Tornadoes Send Residents Scrambling'

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An elderly woman and others leave after getting some help from Red Cross volunteers Monday in Dagami, the Philippines, about 20 miles south of the city of Tacloban. Millions of people need assistance because their homes were destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan on Nov. 8. Odd Andersen /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': WCBU's Denise Molina reports on the storms that hit Illinois

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A boy stands amid ruins in Tacloban, the Philippines. The city of 220,000 was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Jason Beaubien reports from Tacloban, the Philippines

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In Tacloban, the Philippines, on Thursday, some survivors waiting in a line to charge cellphones covered their faces because of the lingering smell of dead bodies. Philippe Lopez /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports from Tacloban, the Philippines

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In anguish: Tears ran down the cheeks of a man as he waited with other survivors Tuesday for a flight out of Tacloban in the Philippines, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Marine Brig. Gen. Paul Kennedy

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In Guiuan, the Philippines, the typhoon left behind destruction and left people fending for themselves in the first days after. John Alvin Villafranca/Courtesy of David Santos and the photographer hide caption

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After Typhoon Tore Through, People 'Were Left On Their Own'

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Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the central Philippines coastal village of Capiz got some help Monday when a Filipino military helicopter brought some much-needed food. Tara Yap/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On Tuesday, a boy sat in the debris of destroyed houses in Tacloban, on the eastern Filipino island of Leyte. Noel Celis /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': Marine Brig. Gen. Paul Kennedy talks about Typhoon Haiyan and the destruction in the Philippines

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Military personnel from the U.S. and the Philippines unload relief goods at the Tacloban airport, Nov. 11, 2013. Some reports estimate that 10,000 people may have died in the city of Tacloban. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Aid Groups Struggle To Reach Survivors Of Typhoon Haiyan

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