A Filipino man carries a dirty plastic sheet from his house after strong waves from Typhoon Hagupit battered a coastal village in Legazpi, Albay province, in the eastern Philippines, on Monday. Residents began trickling back to their homes after the local government said the typhoon has passed their province. Aaron Favila/AP hide caption

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A Filipino typhoon victim pleads for help in the town of Taft, Samar island, Philippines, on Sunday, after Typhoon Hagupit knocked out power and flattened houses there. Francis R. Malasig/EPA/Landov hide caption

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