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Follow the latest developments in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines with our collected coverage.

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English


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Chronic Fuel Shortages in the Philippines

11/20/2013
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Most natural disasters leave fuel shortages in the wake following the destruction, obstructing relief work and the return to normalcy. (All Things Considered, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


Businesses Reopen in Tacloban

11/20/2013
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It's a small step towards recovery, but a handlful of stores, markets and banks have reopened in Tacloban. (Morning Edition, NPR)

Duration: 00:03:00


Send Money, Not Clothing

11/18/2013
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Americans have sprung into action to help victims of Typhoon Haiyoon by sending canned food, clothing, and shoes. But Jessica Alexander, author of Chasing Chaos: My Decade In And Out Of Humanitarian Aid, urges you not to. (Word of Mouth)

Duration: 00:05:00


Sniffer Dogs Search for Bodies in Tacloban

11/18/2013
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ABC's Steven McDonell speaks with the leader of a U.S. sniffer dog team about the grisly task of recovering bodies in Tacloban. (World Today, ABC)

Duration: 00:04:00


Catholic Church Provides Beacon of Hope

11/18/2013
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Despite torn-off roofs and no electricity, Filipinos flock to their local churches for Sunday mass, seeking relief from the grief that has arrived in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. In many areas, churches are the only buildings still standing. (Morning Edition, NPR)

Duration: 00:04:00


Technology's Role Post-Disaster

11/17/2013
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Technology plays an important role in organizing response to disasters. Restoring reliable connectivity amid catastrophic aftermath is the new frontier of humanitarian aid. (Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


Destruction in Cebu Island Overlooked

11/15/2013
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Residents of Cebu Island, an impoverished area in the Northern Philippines, suspect that their aid money has been pocketed by corrupt officials. (Take Two)

Duration: 00:04:00


Death Toll Climbs

11/15/2013
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While the death toll in the Philippines continues to climb, the Filipino government is still under fire for the pace of its relief efforts. (The World Today, ABC)

Duration: 00:05:00


The Economic Cost of Haiyan

11/15/2013
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Finance Minister Cesar Purisma says it will be years before the damage is repaired in the Philippines. (Asia Pacific, ABC)

Duration: 00:05:00


NASA Could Help Get Aid to Typhoon Victims

11/14/2013
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Through the use of satellites, a new map developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory can pinpoint exactly which structures were damaged and which remain intact. (Take Two)

Duration: 00:05:00


Tacloban's Lack of Local Government Response

11/14/2013
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The worst hit city of Tacloban has received slow recovery response from local authorities, which Tacloban's mayor attributes to the devastation of local emergency response units, including the deaths of personnel. (AM, ABC)

Duration: 00:05:00


Life in the Philippines and the Cycle of Disaster

11/13/2013
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The Philippines has suffered from numerous deadly typhoons, earthquakes, volcano eruptions and other natural disasters. According to an index called the World Risk Report, the Philippines is the third most disaster-prone nation in the world. (Marketplace)

Duration: 00:05:00


Why Typhoon Haiyan Caused So Much Damage

11/12/2013
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Typhoon Haiyan was one of the strongest storms ever recorded, but storms nearly this powerful are common in the eastern Pacific. The extent of Haiyan’s devastation can be attributed to a series of bad coincidences. (All Things Considered, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


Scenes from Tacloban: "It's Like a Bomb Went Off"

11/12/2013
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The BBC's Jon Donnison reports on the gruesome situation in Tacloban, one of the cities struck hardest by Typhoon Haiyan. (Take Two, SCPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


The Challenge of Aiding a Nation of Islands

11/12/2013
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Richard Brennan of the World Health Organization talks about how the organization has prioritized its emergency relief efforts in the Philippines, and what challenges they face from the nation's geography. (All Things Considered, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


U.S. Military Plans Relief Mission

11/12/2013
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Hear Marine Brigadier General Paul Kennedy's first-hand account of the destruction in the Philippines. (Morning Edition, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


U.S. Filipinos Coordinate Aid from Afar

11/12/2013
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Members of the U.S.-Filipino community have been quick to coordinate aid in response to the Typhoon, even as they struggle to confirm the safety of their friends and family. (The Takeaway)

Duration: 00:05:00


Strong Hurricanes Getting Stronger

11/12/2013
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Are storms getting stronger? How is the changing climate impacting storms? Typhoon Haiyan has cast a fresh spotlight on these questions. (NewsHour, PBS)

Duration: 00:05:00


United Nations Calls for Humanitarian Aid

11/12/2013
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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called Sunday for more international aid to assist the typhoon-devastated Philippines, announcing the launch of a large-scale humanitarian plan to allocate $25 million "to fund critical relief efforts.” (United Nations Radio)

Duration: 00:05:00


Storm Zoraida Hampers Typhoon Relief Efforts

11/12/2013
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Relief agencies such as Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, want to bring supplies and aid to Tacloban as soon as possible. MSF's emergency coordinator in the Philippines is in Cebu and says Storm Zoraida is hindering relief efforts. (PM, ABC)

Duration: 00:05:00

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