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    • A devastated village in Eastern Samar province makes a plea for help, Philippines, Nov. 19, 2013. (Steve Herman/VOA)
    • A plea for assistance to those flying overhead in Eastern Samar province, Philippines, Nov. 19, 2013. (Steve Herman/VOA)
    • An aerial view of a devastated village in Eastern Samar province, Philippines, Nov. 19, 2013. (Steve Herman/VOA)
    • Police come to meet an incoming US Navy helicopter landing at Hernani, Philippines, Nov. 19, 2013. (Steve Herman/VOA)
    • Residents of Lawaan rush to offload food being brought in by a U.S. Navy helicopter, Philippines, Nov. 19, 2013. (Steve Herman/VOA)
    • Some of the damage from Typhoon Haiyan in Lawaan, Eastern Samar Philippines, Nov. 19, 2013. (Steve Herman/VOA)
    • A damaged church in Eastern Samar, Philippines, Nov. 19, 2013. (Steve Herman/VOA)
    • Trucks carrying aid into Eastern Samar province, Philippines, Nov. 19, 2013. (Steve Herman/VOA)
    • An American NGO worker pleads with a U.S. Navy helicopter crewman to bring more aid as VOA videographer Zinlat Aung videotapes the encounter in Hernani, Philippines, Nov. 19, 2013. (Steve Herman/VOA)
    • A change of crew on the deck of the USS George Washington for the MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter on which a VOA crew rode, Nov. 19, 2013. (Steve Herman/VOA)

    Eastern Samar, Philippines

    Published November 19, 2013


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