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31 Devastating Images Of Typhoon Haiyan's Destruction

The category 5 typhoon was one of the strongest storms in recorded history.

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1. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall, devastated the central Philippines on Nov. 9. As many as 10,000 are feared dead, according to some reports.

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An aerial view shows damaged houses on a coastal community after Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province in the central Philippines on Nov. 9.

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A mother and her son walk under damaged electric cables. The massive storm forced millions of people to flee to safer ground, cutting power lines and blowing apart houses.

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