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Typhoon Haiyan Death Toll Hits 942, Philippine Military Confirms (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

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Survivors fill the streets to the downtown area as they race for supplies at typhoon ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.  Authorities said at least 2 million people in 41 provinces had been affected by Friday's typhoon Haiyan and at least 23,000 houses had been damaged or destroyed. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Survivors fill the streets to the downtown area as they race for supplies at typhoon ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Authorities said at least 2 million people in 41 provinces had been affected by Friday's typhoon Haiyan and at least 23,000 houses had been damaged or destroyed. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

TACLOBAN, Philippines — TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military says it has confirmed 942 people have died in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

Military spokesman Lt. Jim Alagao said Monday that 275 others were confirmed missing from the storm, one of the strongest on record.

The death toll is expected to rise considerably. Two provincial officials predicted Sunday that it could reach 10,000 or more.

Disrupted transportation and communications links have made it difficult to count the dead and distribute relief goods. Destruction from the typhoon, which slammed into the central Philippines on Friday, was extensive, with debris blocking roads and trapping decomposing bodies.

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