Philippine aid convoy ambushed as troops quell looting

Philippine troops killed two armed insurgents who attacked an aid convoy en route to typhoon-devastated Tacloban on Tuesday, the military said, as soldiers were deployed to quell looting by hungry survivors. (AFP, Noel Celis)

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Typhoon Haiyan Aftermath Photos from Around the Web

A view to the sea over flattened homes in Tacloban, Philippines, following the devastating typhoon: pic.twitter.com/NzS6wTMPZI AFP Photo Department ‏@AFPphoto

The people of the Philippines desperately need our prayers and support.  The devastation and death toll is massive.  People are now left without shelter, food and water.  Thousands of people are suffering from the loss of loved ones.  Let us pray for their peace, comfort, safety, needs and salvation. 

This is a wake up call for all of us.  Time is short, we are seeing natural disasters on a much grander scale then ever before in modern recorded history.  This could happen to any of us.     – Gordon

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At least 10,000 dead in Philippines from super typhoon, official says

Debris litter a damaged airport after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines November 9, 2013. REUTERS-Erik De Castro

Debris litter a damaged airport after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines November 9, 2013. REUTERS-Erik De Castro

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Super typhoon Haiyan slams into central Philippines, millions flee

Debris float on a flooded road as strong winds and rain continue to batter buildings after Typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city, Leyte province in this still image from video November 8, 2013. REUTERS/ABS-CBN via Reuters TV

Debris float on a flooded road as strong winds and rain continue to batter buildings after Typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city, Leyte province in this still image from video November 8, 2013. REUTERS/ABS-CBN via Reuters TV

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20 killed, 44 injured after truck rear-ends bus in Philippines, causing several crashes

(Bullit Marquez/ Associated Press ) – Workers sift through the wreckage of a passenger bus after getting involved in a seven-vehicle pile up along the highway at Atimonan township, Quezon province, about 115 kilometers (72 miles) southeast of Manila, Philippines Saturday Oct. 19, 2013. A truck, seen in the background, carrying hog feed smashed into the rear of a passenger bus on a remote downhill provincial road in the Philippines early Saturday, setting off a series of wrecks that left at least 20 people dead and injured 44 others, police said. The bus driver lost control of his vehicle after the first collision and hit two buses and four vans coming from the opposite direction before toppling over on the narrow downhill road in Quezon province, police chief Jonar Yupio said.

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