Survivors crowd around a Philippine air force C-130 military aircraft, hoping to get on the next flight out of Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines
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Children wait for social workers in the devastated city of Tacloban, in the province of Leyte in central Philippines, having escaped from their village after it was allegedly attacked by armed men amid the devastation caused by typhoon Haiyan.
One of the statues memorialising the historic landing of US general Douglas MacArthur at Palo Beach at Leyte in the Philippines on October 20 1944 was toppled as it was hit by strong winds during typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city
Survivors of typhoon Haiyan are evacuated by rescue workers at the airport in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines. Four days after the storm struck the country, assistance is only just beginning to arrive.
A surivor walks among the debris of houses destroyed by Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban in the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on Monday. The US, Australia and the UN have begun sending emergency aid to the affected area
Survivors beside a ship that was washed ashore during Typhoon Haiyan, hitting makeshift houses near an oil depot in City of Tacloban, Leyte province in central Philippines.
Residents walk along the coastal village while strong winds from Typhoon Haiyan battered Bayog town in Los Baños, Laguna, south of Manila on Friday.
Student protesters wearing masks raise their fists as they pass by the gates of the House of Representatives in Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday. Supporters of hacker group Anonymous Philippines held the rally to call for the abolition of all forms of “pork barrel” funds.
Students dressed as zombies take part in an annual Halloween costume parade in Manila on Wednesday.
Protesters, some dressed in Halloween costumes, on Wednesday march towards the Philippine senate, south of Manila, to demand the scrapping of government funds intended for development projects. Janet Lim Napoles, a wealthy businesswoman who allegedly stole huge amounts of government development funds in conspiracy with powerful lawmakers, is set to appear before the senate on November 7.
Students from President Corazon Aquino elementary school use notebooks to cover their heads as they take part in an earthquake drill in Manila on Friday, after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit the central Philippine island of Bohol.
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Filipinos walk along a road destroyed by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Cortez town, Bohol province, central Philippines. The death toll after the earthquake has risen to 144, the national disaster risk management agency said on Wednesday. At least 23 were reported missing and believed trapped in collapsed buildings in Bohol Province, 640km south of Manila, it added. Nearly 300 were injured in the tremor, the worst to hit the Philippines in two decades.
A private guard stands near the damaged Basilica of the Holy Child following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Cebu city in central Philippines and toppled the bell tower of the Philippines’ oldest church. The tremor collapsed buildings, cracked roads and toppled the bell tower of the Philippines’ oldest church Tuesday morning, causing multiple deaths across the central region and sending terrified residents into deadly stampedes.
The Houston Rockets’ Jeremy Lin is interviewed by a horde of reporters during a break in his team’s practice at the Mall of Asia Arena at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. Lin has easily stolen the spotlight as the Houston Rockets practice for this week’s first ever NBA preseason game against the Indiana Pacers in the basketball-obsessed Philippines.
Children play on a flooded street after a water pipe was damaged by a construction company in Quezon City in the Philippines
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Filipino riflemen shoot fish at a flood control facility in Taguig city, south of Manila in the Philippines on Tuesday. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said at least 27 people had been killed and 50,000 were affected by Typhoon Usagi on the country’s main island of Luzon. Another 14,000 families have been affected by days of heavy downpour caused by monsoon rain enhanced by tropical storm Pabuk in Metro Manila and nearby provinces, the social welfare department said.
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A resident wades through chest-deep floodwaters along a street while his neighbours paddle an improvised life raft in Manila after torrential rains pounded Luzon island worsened by Typhoon Usagi.
Evacuees line up to receive their food ration as fighting between government forces and Muslim rebels continues in Zamboanga city in southern Philippines. The Philippine president has asked the last remaining pockets of rebel holdouts still holding residents hostage in coastal communities in the south to surrender and save their lives, adding that a major offensive he was overseeing to end the 11-day standoff may be nearing an end
A resident, one of the thousands affected by the stand-off between government soldiers and Muslim rebels, sits atop his wooden boat next to their makeshift shelter along the sea wall in Zamboanga City, in the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines on Wednesday
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A Filipino army soldier peers from an armored personnel carrier on its way to the site of renewed clashes as it enters the second week of a stand off between government troops and rebels, in the residential village in Zamboanga city, Philippines