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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