Typhoon Haiyan devastates the Philippines

Published On: Dec 24 2013 02:36:47 PM CST   Updated On: Apr 30 2014 12:44:33 PM CDT

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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