Home
 
Choose Your City
Change City

Photos: Red Cross delivers aid to victims of Typhoon Haiyan

The American Red Cross captured images of some of the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on November 8, 2013.

The American Red Cross captured images of some of the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on November 8, 2013.

One of the most powerful storms ever recorded, Typhoon Haiyan leveled Basey, a seaside town in Samar province about 6 miles across a bay from Tacloban in Leyte province, where at least 10,000 people were killed, according to officials.

The United Nations said officials in Tacloban, which bore the brunt of the storm, had reported one mass grave of 300-500 bodies. More than 600,000 people were displaced by the storm across the country and some have no access to food, water or medicine, the U.N. says.

RelatedArticles

In these photos, Philippine Red Cross volunteers are seen delivering emergency water and food to people in need.

Follow Morgan Rousseau on Twitter: @MetroMorgan
Follow Metro Boston on Twitter: @MetroBOS

 
 
Consider AlsoFurther Articles