Thousands Evacuated As Typhoon Haiyan Hits The Philippines


Members of a volunteer rescue team from a mining company prepare... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Airplane,Boredom,Business,Cargo Container,City,Coastal Feature,Container,Equipment,Extreme Weather,Horizontal,Manila - Philippines,Military,Military Base,Mining,People,Philippines,Preparation,Rescue,Rescue Worker,Super Typhoon Haiyan - 2013,Sweeping,Tacloban,Volunteer,Weekend ActivitiesPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMembers of a volunteer rescue team from a mining company prepare their equipment at a military Base in Manila on November 12, 2013, before boarding a military cargo plane that will take them to the central coastal city of Tacloban which bore the brunt of Super Typhoon Haiyan when it swept through the central Philippines this weekend. The UN launched an appeal for a third of a billion dollars on November 12 as US and British warships steamed towards the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where well over 10,000 people are feared dead. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)