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Philippine Coast Guard personnel carry newly-acquired rubber boats... News PhotoBlessing,Carrying,Ceremony,Coast Guard,Following,Horizontal,Manila,Nautical Vessel,Occupation,Philippines,Rescue Worker,Super Typhoon Haiyan - 2013,WeatherPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPhilippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel carry newly-acquired rubber boats following a blessing ceremony in Manila on November 6, 2013. PCG Chief Rear Admiral Rodolfo Isorena ordered the newly-acquired rubber boats to be deployed to the central Philippines in preparation for the super typhoon Haiyan which is expected to make a landfall in that area on November 8. The Philippines is preparing for what it believes will be the most powerful typhoon to hit this storm-ravaged country this year. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)