Typhoon Haiyan devastates the Philippines

Published On: Dec 24 2013 02:36:47 PM 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.

Haiyan damage, Boho
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Super Typhoon Haiyan -- one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever observed -- first made landfall before dawn Friday on the Philippines' eastern island of Samar.

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