Typhoon Survivors Continue To Rebuild Lives 9 Months After Haiyan Devastation


A man washes his son under limited lighting at an evacuation center... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Adult,Bestof,Evacuation,Horizontal,Human Interest,Leyte Island,Males,Men,Natural Disaster,Philippines,Son,Topics,Topix,WashingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesTANAUAN, LEYTE, PHILIPPINES - AUGUST 14: A man washes his son under limited lighting at an evacuation center on August 14, 2014 in Tanauan, Leyte, Philippines. Many of the families living in this camp have been there since the typhoon hit last November, they have planted vegetable gardens and house pigs and chickens. The tents which are made to last only six months are worn through with holes and leak water. Residents of Tacloban city and the surrounding areas continue to focus on rebuilding their lives nine months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the coast on November 8, 2013, leaving more than 6000 dead and many more homeless. With many businesses and government operations back up and running and with the recent start of the years typhoon season, permanent housing continues to be the main focus with many families still living in temporary accommodation. As well as continuing recovery efforts Leyte is preparing for the arrival of Pope Francis, who will visit the region from January 15- 19. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)