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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The violence was not all caused by Haiyan. A Philippines senator said she's learned of reports of rapes and other crimes against women, some allegedly by prison escapees, PNA reported. But the U.S. military has said that violent crime is less of an obstacle to providing aid than is the debris that blocks roads.

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