Incredible new images from drone cameras show the sheer devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. Also, take a unique look at the sheer power of the storm surge as the water slammed ashore. Karl Penhaul has the latest from Tacloban.
So many people in the Philippines must now pick up the shattered pieces of their lives, and move forward without their lost friends and loved ones. Throughout these tough days, they haven’t given up. Their strength is incredible. Here’s Anderson’s Reporter Notebook.
The crisis in the Philippines is far from over. Since arriving in the Philippines, Anderson has witnessed the desperation of typhoon survivors who lost everything and the frustration of relief workers struggling to deliver aid. Anderson discusses the latest on the relief effort and the long road ahead for typhoon survivors with CNN's Ivan Watson, Anna Coren, and Nick Paton Walsh.
In the days after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, survivors in hard hit areas had no way to communicate with the outside. That left loved ones around the world wondering whether their relatives were still alive. Anderson tells the story of one California family's long distance reunion.
When a huge disaster strikes, you can count on finding the group Doctors Without Borders. That's certainly the case in the Philippines. The organization is working to set up an inflatable hospital in hard hit Tacloban. Anderson spoke to Doctors Without Borders' Damien Moloney.
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On Monday we met Jacquelyn Brancscomb. She lives in Virginia and pled for help getting her parents out of Tacloban. Days later, Anderson and his team ran into Jacquelyn's father Charles at Manila's airport. Mr. Brancscomb talked about how he and his wife survived.
Watch Jacquelyn's interview with Anderson from earlier this week
Arnel Pineda was singing in a Philippine cover band when he was discovered by the legendary rock group Journey. He now tours the world as Journey's lead singer. Pineda started a charity that was already helping underprivileged children in the Philippines. Now he tells Anderson he is pledging additional help for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
Eight days after the storm and many survivors are still hungry, thirsty, and sick. It is still impossible to know how many people died in Typhoon Haiyan. The grim work of collecting all the dead bodies is far from over. Anderson and Nick Paton Walsh both recently left hard hit Tacloban and Ivan Watson is there now. They discussed one of the most moving and troubling photos taken in the aftermath of the storm.
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