Typhoon Survivors Continue To Rebuild Lives 9 Months After Haiyan Devastation


A member of the Sto. Nino Parish carries holy bread from the... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Horizontal,Human Interest,Natural Disaster,Organized Group,Philippines,TaclobanPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesTACLOBAN, LEYTE, PHILIPPINES - AUGUST 16: A member of the Sto. Nino Parish carries holy bread from the makeshift church site outside the Sto. Nino Church on August 16, 2014 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines. Sto. Nino Church was badly damaged by Typhoon Yolanda and is currently under repair a temporary church has been setup across the street. 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)