Philippine city of Tacloban at the center of typhoon devastation

Typhoon Haiyan swept across the Philippines in November 2013, wiping away houses and leaving survivors in search of food and water. View photos of one of the hardest hit cities, Tacloban, on the eastern coast.

Typhoon Haiyan swept across the Philippines in November 2013, wiping away houses and leaving survivors in search of food and water. View photos of one of the hardest hit cities, Tacloban, on the eastern coast.

Surveying the scene


Two boys look at the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan,which swept through the Philippines on Nov. 8. The official death toll was 942 on Monday, according to the Philippine military, but thousands more were feared dead. Photo: Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images

Tacloban destruction


An aerial image of Tacloban in eastern Philippines shows the widespread destruction from Typhoon Haiyan on Nov. 11, three days after the storm leveled homes and sent thousands fleeing for storm shelters. Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images

'We Need Food'


A man paints "Help SOS We Need Food" in front of a ship that washed ashore in Tacloban. Photo: Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images

Bodies line the streets


(Warning: Image contains graphic content.) People killed during Typhoon Haiyan are lined up on the side of the road in Tacloban on Nov. 10. Photo: Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images

Burying the dead


Residents wheel a family member to the cemetery in Santa Fe in Leyte province on Nov. 10 after the typhoon struck the Philippines. Photo: Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images

Uprooted trees


The massive storm uprooted coconut trees on a hill near the town of Guiuan in Eastern Samar province in central Philippines. Agriculture is one of the major industries of the country of about 105 million people, according to the CIA World Factbook. Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images

Evacuees await help


Survivors of the typhoon wait for help in Tacloban. Philippine authorities said they were able to evacuate about 800,000 people before the typhoon swept ashore on Friday. People crowded into storm shelters but even some evacuation centers were flooded, sending evacuees scrambling for higher ground. Photo: Save the Children

Salvaging belongings


People salvage what they can from homes destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan. Haiyan was downgraded to a tropical storm on Monday as it entered southern China. Photo: Save the Children

Taking a rest


A boy in Tacloban rests on a pedicab surrounded by debris caused by Typhoon Haiyan. The U.S. military, United Nations and Australian and other international aid agencies are working to help survivors. Photo: Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images