Though Typhoon Haiyan has passed through the Philippines, the horrors are by no means over. Photos from the storm's aftermath depict an apocalyptic scene, with entire towns leveled, hundred of thousands displaced and bodies strewn throughout the streets.
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Making matters worse, new reports suggest another tropical cyclone will hit the Philippines, just four days after Haiyan struck. A sprawl of power to provincial governors, rather than a centralized government force, further complicates rescue efforts.
Survivors were left to cope with the loss of all their possessions and the stench of rotting corpses in the streets.
In one rare moment of joy amid the chaos, 21-year-old Emily Ortega gave birth to a healthy baby girl, Bea Joy Sagales, whose lifetime will surely see a happier and safer homeland.
Officials estimate more than 10,000 people have been killed, with the death toll expected to mount as recovery efforts begin.