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Saturday December 7, 2013 MYT 2:06:00 PM
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Typhoon survivors build a makeshift house among debris of destroyed houses in Tacloban, Leyte province on December 7, 2013. A raggedy cloth banner in a Philippine town torn apart by one of the most powerful typhoons on record declares that its residents are "roofless, homeless, but not hopeless". Super Typhoon Haiyan left more than 7,500 people dead or missing and ruined the homes of about four million others when it tore across some of the Philippines' poorest fishing and farming communities. - AFP
Nevertheless, the poorly rebuilt homes are just band-aids over a gruesome wound that authorities say will take many years and billions of dollars to heal.
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