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Before And After Photos Show Exactly Why The Philippines Needs Your Help After Haiyan

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Aid continues to trickle into the Philippines as the island nation reels in the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan. Officials said Tuesday more than 1,700 people were confirmed dead, though that number is expected to rise.

As the dispersal of aid moves slowly, many of the worst hit communities have not yet been reached. The level of destruction and masses of debris across affected regions have hindered all assistance efforts.

"We need help. Nothing is happening," 81-year-old Aristone Balute told the Associated Press.

The GIFs below show aerial views of the Philippines before and after the typhoon made landfall. As the images evolve, shacks flatten to piles of sticks, buildings crumble into rubble and coastline structures flood and disappear.

An aerial view shows destroyed houses in Guiuan town, Eastern Samar province, central Philippines on November 11, 2013, four days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the town on November 8. Credit: Google / Getty Images

Credit: Digital Globe / Google Earth

Credit: Digital Globe / Google Earth

Credit: Digital Globe / Google Earth

Credit: Digital Globe / Google Earth

Want to help? Here is a list of organizations leading rescue and relief efforts in the Philippines.

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