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.

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Doctors in Tacloban had trouble treating all the city's injured in the immediate aftermath of the storm. At the city's only functioning hospital, doctors couldn't admit any more wounded victims -- there wasn't enough room. Some of the injured lay in the hospital's cramped hallways seeking treatment. "We haven't anything left to help people with," one of the doctors said. "We have to get supplies in immediately."

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