Typhoon Haiyan – what was the extent of the destruction?

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Continuing our look at last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, this week The Wire investigates the extent of the destruction caused by the super storm. Haiyan was one of the strongest Typhoons ever recorded, clocked at over 275 kilometres an hour when it made landfall in the Philippines. Thousands are dead and missing, millions have been affected, and the country faces years of reconstruction.

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