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PHILIPPINES_The wake of Typhoon Bopha_Dec 2012

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  2. 2. 2 Typhoon Bopha, an incredibly powerful typhoon, has killed hundreds, triggered landslides and floods and left immeasurable destruction in its path in the Philippines. The death toll stands at over 500 – entire families washed away – many still missing. At least 200 of the victims died in Compostela Valley alone. A muddy wasteland of collapsed houses and trees felled by ferocious winds; 300,000 left homeless in great need of water, food and shelter. – Paula Nelson ( 38 photos total) Click to continue
  3. 3. 3 Typhoon Bopha is shown moving toward the Philippines from the International Space Station, Dec. 2, 2012. The typhoon slammed into the Davao region of the Philippines early Dec. 4, killing hundreds and forcing more than 50,000 to flee from inundatedClick to continue villages. (NASA/Associated Press)
  4. 4. 4 Banana trees destroyed by Typhoon Bopha at a plantation in Compostela town, Compostel a Valley province, on the southern island of Mindanao, Dec. 4, 2012. Typhoon Bopha killed 43 people in one hard-hit Philippine town Dec. 4, local television station ABS-CBN reported from the scene. (Karlos Manlupig/AFP/GeClick to continue tty Images)#
  5. 5. 5 An elderly woman is assisted by a soldier of the 71st Infantry Battalion, 1001st Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army at a flooded area in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines. The death toll from Typhoon Bhopa climbed to more than 100 people, Dec. 5, while scores of others remain missing in the worst-hit areas of the southern Philippines. (The PhilippineClick to continue Army/Associated Press) #
  6. 6. 6 A boy waits in a temporary shelter after Typhoon Bopha made landfall in Compostela Valley in southeastern Philippines, Dec. 4, 2012. Typhoon Bopha (local name Pablo), one of the strongest typhoons to hit the Philippines this year, barreled across the countrys south, killing at least 40 people and forcing more than 50,000 to flee from inundated villages. (Karlos Manlupig/Associated Press)#Click to continue
  7. 7. 7Residents walk amongthe debris littered on aroad after flashfloodsbrought by TyphoonBopha in CompostelaValley in southernPhilippines, Dec. 5, 2012.Blocked roads andsevered communicationsin the southern Philippinesfrustrated rescuers asteams searched forhundreds of peoplemissing after the strongesttyphoon this year killed atleast 283 people. (Erik DeCastro/Reuters)#
  8. 8. 8Residents try to identifybodies of relatives, victimsof flash floods in NewBataan town,Compostela Valleyprovince, Dec. 5, 2012, aday after Typhoon Bophahit the province. At least274 people have beenkilled and hundredsremain missing in thePhilippines from thedeadliest typhoon to hitthe country this year, thecivil defense chief said.(Ted Aljibe/AFP/GettyImages)#
  9. 9. 9Relatives grieve asthey view bodiesrecovered from floodsin New Bataan,Compostela Valleyprovince, southernPhilippines, Dec. 5,2012. The death tollfrom Typhoon Bhopaclimbed, while scoresof others remainmissing in the worst-hitareas of the southernPhilippines. (KarlosManlupig/AssociatedPress)#
  10. 10. 10A resident who wasrescued from herflooded home isassisted as shealights from amilitary truck in NewBataan,Compostela Valleyprovince, southernPhilippines, Dec. 5,2012. (KarlosManlupig/Associated Press)#
  11. 11. 11Survivors are loadedonto a flat bed truck tobe taken to a hospital inthe aftermath ofTyphoon Bopha in NewBataan, CompostelaValley in the southernPhilippines, Dec. 5, 2012.The death toll from atyphoon that ravagedthe Philippines jumped to274 Dec. 5 with hundredsmore missing, as rescuersbattled to reach areascut off by floods andmudslides. (KarlosManlupig/AFP/GettyImages)#
  12. 12. 12Residents try to rebuildtheir house destroyedby Typhoon Bopha inCompostela Valley,southern Philippines,Dec. 5, 2012. Blockedroads and severedcommunications inthe southernPhilippines frustratedrescuers as teamssearched forhundreds of peoplemissing after thestrongest typhoon thisyear killed at least 283people. (Erik DeCastro/Reuters)#
  13. 13. 13Residents wash theirclothes amid thedevastation left byTyphoon Bopha, in thevillage of Andap, NewBataantownship, CompostelaValley in southernPhilippines, Dec. 5, 2012.Typhoon Bopha, one ofthe strongest typhoons tohit the Philippines thisyear, barreled across thecountrys south, killingscores of people whiletriggeringlandslides, flooding andcutting off power in twoentire provinces. (BullitMarquez/AssociatedPress)#
  14. 14. 14Residents cross a riverusing suspended ropesat Andap, New Bataantownship, CompostelaValley in southernPhilippines, Dec.5, 2012, a day afterTyphoon Bopha madelandfall. (BullitMarquez/AssociatedPress)#
  15. 15. 15A girl sits on top ofboulders washed to theroad by flash floods atthe height of TyphoonBopha in the village ofAndap, New Bataantown, CompostelaValley province, Dec. 5,2012, a day after thepowerful Typhoon hit theprovince. At least 274people have been killedand hundreds remainmissing in the Philippinesfrom the deadliesttyphoon to hit thecountry this year, thecivil defense chief said.(Ted Aljibe/AFP/GettyImages)#
  16. 16. 16Filipino soldiers andresidents work toremove a fallen treefrom a road in NewBataantownship, CompostelaValley in southernPhilippines, Dec.5, 2012, a day afterTyphoon Bopha madelandfall. (BullitMarquez/AssociatedPress)#
  17. 17. 17A resident hangsclothing amid fallentrees and debris aday after TyphoonBopha madelandfall in the villageof Andap, NewBataan township,Compostela Valleyin southernPhilippines, Dec. 5,2012. (BullitMarquez/Associated Press)#
  18. 18. 18Motorists traverse aflooded road in NewBataan town,Compostela Valleyprovince, Dec. 5,2012, a day after thepowerful TyphoonBopha hit theprovince. (TedAljibe/AFP/GettyImages)#
  19. 19. 19Residents clean theirsofa next to theirdamaged house inNew Bataan town,Compostela Valleyprovince, Dec. 5,2012, a day afterTyphoon Bopha hitthe province. (TedAljibe/AFP/GettyImages)#
  20. 20. 20Residents walk pastdebris on a highway asthey head home in NewBataan town,Compostela Valleyprovince, Dec. 5, 2012, aday after TyphoonBopha hit the province.(Ted Alfibe/AFP/GettyImages)#
  21. 21. 21Medicine is distributed toresidents, all victims of thedevastating flash flood thathit the village ofAndap, New Bataantownship, CompostelaValley in southernPhilippines, Dec. 5, 2012.(Bullit Marquez/AssociatedPress)#
  22. 22. 22A woman sorts outclothes in front of herdamaged house inMonte Vista town,Compostela Valleyprovince, Dec. 5, 2012,a day after TyphoonBopha hit theprovince. (TedAljibe/AFP/GettyImages)#
  23. 23. 23A soldier surveys thedevastation caused byTyphoon Bopha at theflash flood-hit village ofAndap, Dec. 5, 2012. (BullitMarquez/AssociatedPress)#
  24. 24. 24Children retrieve their booksand other belongings fromtheir damaged home, Dec.5, 2012, a day afterpowerful Typhoon Bophahit Montevista township, inthe Compostela Valley insouthern Philippines.Typhoon Bopha (localname Pablo), one of thestrongest typhoons to hitthe Philippines this year.(Bullit Marquez/AssociatedPress)#
  25. 25. Rosalinda Pasko tearfully breaks thenews to a relative of the death of 2 of 25her family members at the flash flood-hit village of Andap, Dec. 5, 2012.(Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)#
  26. 26. 26The devastationbrought about bypowerful TyphoonBopha at Montevistatownship, Compostela Valley in southernPhilippines, Dec.5, 2012. TyphoonBopha, one of thestrongest typhoons tohit the Philippines thisyear, killed scores ofpeopl while triggeringlandslides, floodingand cutting off powerin two entireprovinces. (BullitMarquez/AssociatedPress)#
  27. 27. 27Residents examine theirhouse, damaged by adevastating typhoon,Dec. 6, 2012, in NewBataan township,Compostela Valley in thesouthern Philippines. Thepowerful typhoon thatwashed awayemergency shelters, amilitary camp andpossibly entire families inthe southern Philippineshas killed hundreds ofpeople with nearly 400missing, authorities said.(BullitMarquez/AssociatedPress)#
  28. 28. A woman dries her laundry next to her familys makeshift tent inMontevista town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, Dec.6, 2012. The numbers of dead and missing vary, but the head ofthe national disaster agency said 332 people were killed and 379 28were missing after Typhoon Bopha triggered landslides and floodsalong the coast and in farming and mining towns inland in thesouthern Mindanao region. (Erik De Castro/Reuters)#
  29. 29. 29A resident carries areligious statue along amuddy road in the town ofNew Bataan, compostelaprovince, Dec. 6, 2012. Anestimated 200,000 peopleare homeless and morethan 300 dead after thePhilippines suffered itsworst typhoon this year.(Ted Aljibe/AFP/GettyImages)#
  30. 30. 30Flash flood victimswait for reliefsupplies at anevacuation centerfollowing adevastatingtyphoon, in NewBataan township,CompostelaValley in thesouthernPhilippines, Dec. 6,2012. (BullitMarquez/Associated Press)#
  31. 31. 31Residents line up for reliefsupplies at an evacuationcenter, Dec. 6, 2012, in NewBataantownship, CompostelaValley in the southernPhilippines. (BullitMarquez/Associated Press)#
  32. 32. 32Members of thePhilippine CoastGuard carry reliefgoods for victims offlash floods causedby Typhoon Bopha inDavao provincewhile loading theirship in Manila,Philippines, Dec. 6,2012. (AaronFavila/AssociatedPress)#
  33. 33. 33A list of missingresidents is preparedto be posted on a wallas residents, impactedby the typhoon, lineup for reliefsupplies, Dec.6, 2012, in New Bataantownship. (BullitMarquez/AssociatedPress)#
  34. 34. 34Residents line upfor relief suppliesat an evacuationcenter, Dec.6, 2012, in NewBataantownship, Compostela Valley in thesouthernPhilippines. (BullitMarquez/Associated Press)#
  35. 35. 35An aerial view ofdamaged housescaused by flash floodsin Compostela Valleyprovince, southernPhilippines, Dec. 6,2012. Rescue workerssearched throughthick mud, brokenhomes and fallentrees for survivors, twodays after TyphoonBopha swept thesouthern Philippines.(Philippine Army 10thInfantryDivision/Reuters)#
  36. 36. 36Residents areevacuated to safergrounds, Dec. 6, 2012 atNew Bataantownship, CompostelaValley. (BullitMarquez/AssociatedPress)#
  37. 37. 37Rescuers evacuate achild who survivedflooding with herpregnant mother asthey cross a river inNew Bataan town,Compostela Valley,southern Philippines,Dec. 6, 2012. Rescuersfound the six-monthpregnant woman onthe other side of ariver, stranded withher one-year-old sonafter escaping floodsthat swamped theirhouse. (Erik DeCastro/Reuters)#
  38. 38. 38Relatives cross ariver to bury theirloved one, whodied in a flashflood, Dec. 6,2012, in NewBataan township.(BullitMarquez/Associated Press)#
  39. 39. 39A pregnantwoman whosurvived floodingholds her child ona stretcher whilewaiting to beevacuated, Dec.6, 2012. (Erik DeCastro/Reuters)#
  40. 40. A flash flood survivor is driven to ahospital after being rescued, Dec. 6,2012, in New Bataan township, 40Compostela Valley. (BullitMarquez/Associated Press)#
  41. 41. A damaged house is pictured among toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern 41 Philippines, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jay Morales/Malacanang Photo Bureau Source :www.reuters.com Typhoon evacuees queue for relief goods outside a local government town centre inNew Bataan, Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  42. 42. Residents carry the coffin of a typhoon victim in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in 42 southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro Typhoon victims stand outside their destroyed house and toppledbanana trees swept at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  43. 43. A childs framed photograph lies among debris swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, in 43 New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De CastroResidents wash their clothesnear their destroyed houses in Montevista town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  44. 44. Residents walk along a destroyed road towards an evacuation centre after typhoon Bopha hit in Compostela 44 Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De CastroA vendor sits next to a Coca Cola refrigerator amidst destroyed food stalls after Typhoon Bopha hit Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  45. 45. An aerial view of damaged houses caused by flash floods in Compostela Valley province, 45 southern Philippines is seen in this handout photograph provided by the Philippine Army 10th Infantry Division, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Philippine Army 10th Infantry Division Soldiers dig for bodies of typhoon victims pinnedunder coconut tree trunks in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  46. 46. A typhoon victim clings on a rope while being evacuated in New Bataan town in 46 Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro An aerial view of damaged houses caused by flash floods in Compostela Valley province, southern Philippines is seen in this handoutphotograph provided by the Philippine Army 10th Infantry Division, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Philippine Army 10th Infantry Division
  47. 47. People are pictured among debris from toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern 47 Philippines, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jay Morales/Malacanang Photo Bureau A man walks in an area swamped with debris and mud brought by Typhoon Bopha in NewBataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  48. 48. An aerial view of damaged houses caused by flash floods in Compostela Valley 48 province, southern Philippines is seen in this handout photograph provided by the Philippine Army 10th Infantry Division, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Philippine Army 10th Infantry Division Residents carry the body of victim after flash floods brought by Typhoon Bopha swept NewBataan town in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  49. 49. A father cries after finding his son among victims of a flash flood after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan, Compostela 49 province southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer Villagers wait to be evacuated after their homes were sweptaway by flash floods brought by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  50. 50. Villagers dry their stuffed toys a day after typhoon Bopha hit 50 Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De CastroA man retrieves a case of soda from the debris of food stalls destroyed by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  51. 51. Rescuers carry a flash flood victim after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela 51 province, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/StringerA villager walks on rope over floodwaters that flows down a destroyed road caused by typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  52. 52. Villagers rest inside a makeshift shelter after their house was destroyed by typhoon Bopha in 52 Compostela Valley, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De CastroVillagers gather on a destroyedhighway littered with rocks anddebris after flashfloods brought by Typhoon Bopha in Compostela Valley in southernPhilippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
  53. 53. Residents saw an uprooted tree to clear the road after Typhoon Bopha hit Tagum City, southern 53 Philippines, December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer Bodies of flash flood victims lie on theground as villagers look for their missing relatives after Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
  54. 54. A man stands near makeshift tents surrounded by a destroyed banana plantation in New Bataan town in 54 Compostela Valley in southern Philippines, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Erik De Castro Members of the Philippine National Red Cross apply first aid to a manBiên tập PPS: who survived a flash flood afterhttp://my.opera.com/bachkienhttp://chieuquetoi.blogspot.com Typhoon Bopha hit New Bataan in Compostela province, southern Philippines, December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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