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Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda), at their makeshift home in San Roque, Leyte province in the Philippines.
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Typhoon Haiyan wake-up call to speed up climate control efforts – Ban

Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines a week ago, is a wake-up call for the international community to speed up efforts to fight climate change, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today, as latest estimates put the total of those affected at nearly 13 million, including over 4 million displaced and 2.5 million in need of food aid.