Philippines: typhoon has affected 13 million people, displaced 4 million

19 November 2013

An estimated 13 million people have been affected by super typhoon Haiyan and four million displaced, according to the latest figures published by the Philippines government.

The UN humanitarian agency, OCHA, shared those figures as it presented a “humanitarian snapshot” of the Philippines on a map.

The agency said the vast majority of people affected were in the Western Visayas and Eastern Visayas, a collection of large and small islands located in Central Philippines.

Jocelyne Sambira has more.

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