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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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Aid workers were already in the Philippines right after the storm, but they were having trouble accessing many hard-hit areas. The Tacloban city airport was shut to commercial flights, and it would be three days before a land route was open, so organizers were considering chartering a boat for the 1½-to-2-day trip, one Red Cross representative said the Saturday after the storm.

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