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Foreign relief workers unload goods amid downpour in Tacloban

By: - NewsLab Lead / @MSantosINQ
/ 02:47 PM November 14, 2013

Philippine soldiers pick up boxes of relief supplies near a C-130 military plane in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Authorities said at least 9.7 million people in 41 provinces were affected by the typhoon, known as Haiyan elsewhere in Asia but called Yolanda in the Philippines. It was likely the deadliest natural disaster to beset this poor Southeast Asian nation. AP

TACLOBAN, Philippines — Foreign relief workers continued to unload goods from trucks amid a downpour here.

Tacloban City in Leyte was one of the provinces hardest hit by supertyphoon “Yolanda”.

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Most of the goods were drenched by the heavy rain

Residents wanting to leave Tacloban lined up to get on board a C130 .

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Yolanda has left more than 2,000 people dead, 80,000 homes totally destroyed and an economy

Originally posted at 1:36 p.m. | November 14, 2013

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