1. Desperate to save her husband’s life, a woman manually pumps air into her husband’s life. As of November 15, the Divine World Hospital, featured in this photo, was operating without any electricity.

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Photo from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

2. The Empire State Building glowed with the colors of the Philippines flag in order to raise awareness for Typhoon Haiyan.

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Photo from: http://twitter.com/EmpireStateBldg/

3. Amidst the catastrophe, Philippine soldiers search the rubble for bodies.

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Photo from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

4. The U.S. has been one of the main contributors to the on-going relief efforts in the Philippines. Depicted in this photo, aid from the U.S. Agency of International Development was sent on Thursday, November 14.

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Photo from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

5. Nina Duran, a survivor, searches the rubble for her family belongings on Wednesday, November 13.

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Photo from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

6. Survivors from Typhoon Haiyan, adults and children alike, take refuge in the Tacloban church.

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Photo from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

7. Independent selfless acts have been recognized in their contribution to the on-going relief efforts in Tacloban. In this photo, Shoichi Kondoh, a 6 year old boy preschooler from Japan, donates 2,173 pesos (JPY 5,000), from his childhood’s savings.

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Photo from: http:// rappler.com/nation/

8. Survivors of the typhoon board a military plane to evacuate from the devastated area of Tacloban.

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Photo from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

9. Ships that were once at sea were pushed inwards and found their way to land, causing destruction and havoc in its awake.

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Photo from: http://nbcnews.com/

10. Despite the overwhelming destruction surrounding him, a worker starts rebuilding his home in an attempt to move forward from this tragic event.

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Photo from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

11. Survivors continue to mourn the lives and homes that have been lost followingTyphoon Haiyan.

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Photo from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

12. In hopes of keep their families afloat, breadwinners scramble for relief goods that were dropped by the Philippine Air Force on Wednesday, November 13.

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Photo from: http://nbcnews.com/

13. Before and after images taken on February 20, 2012, and the November 10, 2013 depict the path of destruction that Typhoon Haiyan has left in areas of the Philippines. The land was wiped clean, left flat and dirty.

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Photo from: http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/

14. In response to the increasing number of fatalities, workers prepare bodies for a mass burial.

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Photo from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

15. Satellite images were taken of Typhoon Haiyan, showing the immensity of this typhoon. One of these photos was taken from the International Space Station on November 9, during the height of the storm.

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Photos from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

16. The Philippines has had it’s yearly dose of super typhoons but Haiyan hit the country like no other disaster before it, creating waves so high they became storm surges.

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Photo from: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/

17. In order to help with the relief operations, some restaurants have offered to donate a certain percentage of their day’s profit to the victims of typhoon Haiyan. Yabu, on November 13, donated 100% of their profits from all their existing branches to relief efforts.

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Photo from: http://facebook.com/

18. Multiple packing sites and organizations have been mobilized to send necessities to those who have been affected. This is an image from a packing station organized by the Department of Social Welfare.

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Photo from: http://i.dailymail.co.uk/

19. The immensity of the storm and the destructive path it left behind has prompted popular figures from all around the world to raise awareness about the typhoon through social media sites. After all, a simple tweet could potentially help the lives of many of the victims.

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Photos from: http://twitter.com/

 

 

20. Typhoon Haiyan has swept through the country and left behind a state of calamity, but in doing so, it has also highlighted the resilience of the Filipino spirit. Relief efforts have permeated through everyday activities, and the ISM community has been a part of this continuous process.

Check out ISM’s disaster relief progress here: https://bambootelegraph.com/haiyan

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