AM NY - Philippine Storm Survivers Beg for Help and Supplies

AM NY - Philippine Storm Survivers Beg for Help and Supplies

Posted
11/11/13
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AMNY/REUTERS

Desperate survivors of one of the most powerful storms ever recorded begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine in the central Philippines four days after an estimated 10,000 people were killed by a Typhoon Haiyan.

Thousands of people were believed to be missing in the ruins of towns and villages in the southeast Asian island country hit by the typhoon on Friday. By the early hours of Tuesday morning, some areas had not yet been reached by relief workers, according to humanitarian group CARE.

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