Typhoon Survivors Continue To Rebuild Lives 9 Months After Haiyan Devastation


A workman throws water on a fire that started in the ships hull while... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Extreme Weather,Garbage,Horizontal,Hull,Human Interest,Leyte Island,Manual Worker,Natural Disaster,Philippines,Ship,Super Typhoon Haiyan - 2013,Tacloban,Throwing,Town,WaterPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesTACLOBAN, LEYTE, PHILIPPINES - AUGUST 15: A workman throws water on a fire that started in the ships hull while it was being broken down for scrap after it was pushed ashore by Typhoon Yolanda in the township renamed by residents as ' Yolanda Village' on August 15, 2014 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines. 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)