Wasteland: The streets of Tacloban

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This are what the streets of barangay San Jose in Tacloban City five days after super typhoon Yolanda, international name Haiyan, made landfall.

BATTERED. The barangay hall of San Jose November 13, 2013. Photo by Rappler/Jake Verzosa

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines – Fallen trees, tangled electrical lines, dead bodies. The streets of barangay San Jose in Tacloban City are a wasteland, five days after super typhoon Yolanda, international name Haiyan, made landfall.

In Tacloban, relief goods are still in dire need. Thousands of people jostle to get seats on flights leaving the city. The Department of Health struggles to deal with the huge number of dead bodies to be collected. (READ: Survivors flee Tacloban nightmare)

– Rappler.com

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