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  • Super Typhoon Haiyan displaces 480,000 people

    NBC's Ian William reports a massive relief effort is under way in the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan ripped through destroying 70-80 percent of structures in its path.

  • Typhoon devastation

    CNBC Asia's' Sri Jegarajah reports massive rescue and relief efforts are taking place in the Philippines. Jegarajah says the super typhoon caused a storm surge that wiped out roads and knocked out communication.

  • 4 million people affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan

    NBC's Ian Williams reports Super Typhoon Haiyan may have killed as many as 10,000 people in the Philippines.

  • Philippines: Impact on GDP is 'substantial'

    Arvind Ramakrishnan, head of Asia at Maplecroft, explains how the Philippines' "catastrophic" devastation will impact its economy -- especially its food and beverage sector.

  • Red Cross: Will be disaster to Philippines of epic proportion

    American Red Cross has already sent a couple of personnel over to the Philippines to help with the damage assessment efforts. American Red Cross spokeswoman Laura Howe, provides insight on how anyone can help.

  • Super typhoon slams Philippines

    CNBC Asia's' Sri Jegarajah reports on the destruction in the Philippines in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. Jegarajah says Philippines President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino II has declared a "national state of calamity."

  • Over 4 million affected by Philippines typhoon

    NBC News' Harry Smith reports on the devastated areas of the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit hard. Smith describes just how flattened the neighborhoods are.

  • Aid efforts hampered in Philippines

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Manila, Philippines, on the "slow and hampered" aid efforts after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the area. The country has professional emergency services, however they are overwhelmed and there is a lot of risk for water borne diseases.

  • Damage in Philippines is 'catastrophic'

    Mathias Eick, regional information officer at the European Commission Humanitarian Aid agency, talks about relief agencies' work in the Philippines and the difficulty in reaching some areas as new storms threaten to hit the country.

  • Aid struggles to get through to Philippines victims

    Marie Madamba, spokesperson for Oxfam, warns that communicating and accessing some of the provinces are major challenges for relief effort in the Philippines.

  • Relief efforts in typhoon Haiyan aftermath

    Praveen Agarwal, Philippines country director of the World Food Programme discusses ongoing relief efforts in the Philippines in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan.

  • Typhoon Haiyan kills thousands, wipes away villages

    In the Philippines, rescue and relief efforts are underway for the survivors of super Typhoon Haiyan. Sri Jegarajah is live on the ground in Manila.

  • 'Any help is truly welcome:' Philippines military

    Around 15,000 soldiers have been deployed to help with rescue efforts, says Colonel Ramon Zagala.

  • Philippines finance minister: Haiyan will hit GDP

    Cesar Purisma, finance minister of the Philippines says that areas most affected by super storm Haiyan will see an 8 to 10 percent reduction in GDP.

  • Gauging the economic impact of Typhoon Haiyan

    PJ Garcia, Head of Institutional Business at BPI Asset Management says restructuring efforts will offset some of economic impact of the super storm.

  • Philippines Red Cross: Typhoon is 'overwhelming'

    Gwendolyn Pang, Secretary General of the Philippines Red Cross says trying to instill order amid the relief operations is a big challenge.

  • How badly will Typhoon hit Philippines peso?

    Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australia Bank expects more downward pressure for the peso and discusses the historical impact of natural disasters on currencies.

  • Super Typhoon Haiyan weakened considerably

    The typhoon in the Philippines on Friday killed 4 people, and the system now equivalent to a category 4 hurricane is headed towards Vietnam's coast, with CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Sizing up Superstorm Haiyan

    Weather Channel's Paul Walsh, and WeatherBell Analytics Joe Bastardi, discuss the super typhoon that hit the Philippines on Friday, and how it compares to other storms on record.

  • Super Typhoon Haiyan kills 4

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports at least 4 people are dead after one of the strongest storms on record slammed into the Philippines Friday. An estimated amount of damage is $14 billion.