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  • Rescuers recover a body of a typhoon victim from debris swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 7, 2012.
  • Typhoon victims stand outside their destroyed house after Typhoon Bopha in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 7, 2012.
  • Philippine President Benigno Aquino, left, helps to distribute relief goods to victims of Typhoon Bopha during his visit to New Bataan township, Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 7, 2012.
  • Typhoon victims receive relief goods following the visit of Philippine President Benigno Aquino, New Bataan township, Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 7, 2012.
  • Relatives cross a river to bury their loved one, who died in a flash flood caused by Typhoon Bopha in New Bataan township, Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 6, 2012.
  • A typhoon survivor is carried into a makeshift clinic after being rescued in New Bataan township, Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 6, 2012.
  • A resident checks the names of his missing relatives in New Bataan township, Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 6, 2012.
  • Residents line up for relief supplies at an evacuation center in New Bataan township, Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 6, 2012.
  • People line up for relief supplies at an evacuation center in New Bataan township, Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 6, 2012.
  • Residents evacuate to higher grounds at the flash flood-hit village of Andap, New Bataan township, Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 5, 2012.
  • Residents make their way through a flooded area of New Bataan township, Compostela Valley, Philippines, December 5, 2012, a day after Typhoon Bopha made landfall.

Typhoon Kills Hundreds in Philippines

Published December 06, 2012

Typhoon Bopha killed around 500 people and left more than 306,000 people homeless.


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