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Haiyan survivors in Leyte struggle to pick up the pieces
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These photos were taken by Maryann Zamora, Emergency Communications Officer at World Vision, as she walked 8 hours to get to Tacloban in the province of Leyte. This area is reported to be the hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan. Storm survivors mourn the loss of their homes and are in desperate need of life-saving supplies like clean water.
"Yesterday, my fellow World Vision Philippines aid workers and I started our trip from Ormoc at 7:00 in the morning. We had a good ride until Tanauan and arrived there before lunch time. But after that the walking started. We had a long, heartbreaking and risky walk over and through the electrical posts and streetlights with so many people, passing through the scene of massive devastation, mass graves and bodies lying just anywhere are understated. It was my longest walk so far and it was as if I was walking on a path of endless misery. We arrived safely in Tacloban at 8:00 in the evening," said Maryann Zamora.