Typhoon Haiyan devastates the Philippines

Published On: Nov 10 2013 11:20:39 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 01 2014 12:44:33 PM CST

The death toll of this month's Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has risen to 5,209. Learn more about the devastating typhoon.

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The typhoon was 3.5 times more forceful than the United States' Hurricane Katrina in 2005. "This disaster on such a scale will probably have us working for the next year," said Sandra Bulling, international communications officer for the aid agency CARE.

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