Desperate villagers who have yet to receive any relief aid, react as a U.S. helicopter arrives to deliver aid in a remote village off Guiuan, Eastern Samar, in central Philippines on Nov. 20, 2013.
Workers pause to look at a portrait of a boy on Nov. 20, in Tacloban.
A man rebuilds his house amid the rubble of destroyed homes in Tacloban on Nov. 20.
Children play on a balcony at the Tacloban Astrodome evacuation center on Nov. 20, in Tacloban.
The mother of a premature baby sits by her cot in the children's and maternity ward at the Eastern Visayas Medical Center on Nov. 20, in Leyte, Philippines.
A man fans flames on a fire Tanauan on Nov. 19, in Leyte, Philippines.
A young man walks through debris with a broken guitar towards a ship where he is sleeping in a particularly badly damaged part of Tacloban on Nov. 19, in Leyte, Philippines. Several families who lost their homes to the ship as it ran aground have set up temporary accommodation in the ship itself.
Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan take part in a religious procession in Tolosa on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on Nov. 18. The United Nations estimates that 13 million people were affected by the typhoon, with around 1.9 million losing their homes.
A man stands underneath a tanker which ran aground and came to rest amongst debris in Tacloban on Nov. 17. Typhoon Haiyan has been described as one of the most powerful typhoons ever to hit land.
The retired Archbishop of Washington Theodore McCarrick prays during a mass inside a damaged cathedral in the typhoon-devastated town of Palo, Leyte province, on Nov. 17.
Typhoon Haiyan survivors play basketball in Tacloban, Philippines, on Nov. 17. They found the hoop in the ruins of their obliterated neighborhood. They propped up the backboard with broken wood beams and rusty nails scavenged from vast mounds of storm-blasted homes. A crowd gathered around. And on one of the few stretches of road here that wasn't overflowing with debris, they played basketball.
Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan rush to grab fresh water delivered by a U.S. military helicopter to their isolated village north of Tacloban on Nov. 17.
Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan stand in line for drinking water in Palo, on the outskirts of Tacloban, on Nov. 17. Aid has been slow reaching the millions of affected people, but an enormous international relief operation picked up momentum over the weekend, bringing food, water and medical supplies and airlifting basic necessities to isolated communities.
A survivor lights candles on the makeshift graves of his father and uncle in Palo on Nov. 16. Residents decided to bury bodies of relatives and unknown people killed during Typhoon Haiyan in the field because they started to decay and might pose a health risk.
A military truck makes its way toward the airport as a curfew takes effect on Nov. 16 in Leyte, Philippines.
Rescue workers search for bodies in the rubble in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan on Nov. 16 in Tacloban.
Typhoon Haiyan survivors struggle for food during a distribution as they wait for their turn to board a military airplane at the airport in Tacloban on Nov. 16.
Typhoon victims rush to get relief goods from a U.S. Navy Sea Hawk helicopter in Salcedo, Samar Island, Philippines, on Nov. 16. International aid began to trickle into some of the hardest-hit areas of the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, more than a week after the most powerful storm ever to hit land devastated the islands and killed thousands.
A teddy bear is hung out to dry in a part of Tolosa devastated by Typhoon Haiyan on Nov. 16.
A young man bathes in the rubble of his destroyed house in the devastated town of Tanuan, south of Tacloban, Philippines, on Nov. 15.
Despite thick oil slicking his hands, 14-year-old Giray Boreros uses a hacksaw to collect scrap iron in the devastated fishing town of Estancia, Philippines, on Nov. 15. Typhoon Haiyan hit the town with such force that a barge ran aground, spilling approximately 1.4 million liters of oil into the bay, according to the town's mayor.
Boreros' family narrowly escaped the storm in their shoreline home, "We hid inside, and we were so scared," he says. Struggling to find food, Boreros sells the scrap iron to feed himself and his younger sister So far, he's sold 100 pesos worth, the equivalent of about 2 U.S. dollars.
People line up for relief handouts outside the Tacloban Stadium on Nov. 15, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan which ripped through Philippines over the weekend has been described as on of the most powerful typhoons ever to hit land, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.
Air Crewman Heath surveys the devastation from a U.S. Navy helicopter attached to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington over a village north of Tacloban on Nov. 15. USS George Washington and other U.S. ships were sent to bolster relief efforts in the Philippines.
A body of a typhoon victim is washed ashore in Leyte Province, Philippines, Nov. 15.
A ship pushed inland by the typhoon sits near damaged buildings in the devastated city of Tacloban on Nov. 15.
Francisco Quiza is treated in Tacloban Hospital on Nov. 15, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines.
A typhoon victim checks on her husband as she keeps him alive by manualy pumping air into his lungs following his leg amputation and an infection at the Divine Word hospital, which still operates without electrical power on Nov. 15, the 7th day of the Typhoon Haiyan disaster in Tacloban.
Maria Getapa holds her weeping younger brother Jean as medics attend to their dehydrated and exhausted mother after waiting for more than four days at the airport for evacuation from Tacloban on Nov. 15.
People wait for flights out of Tacloban Airport in the early morning of Nov. 15.
Filipino workers fill a large grave with body bags at the Basper public cemetery in the typhoon-hit city of Tacloban, central Philippines on Nov. 14.
Children run towards a U.S. military aircraft as it arrives to distribute aid to Typhoon Haiyan survivors in the destroyed town of Guiuan, Philippines, on Nov. 14. Aid was beginning to reach some of the half-million people displaced by Typhoon Haiyan that tore across several islands in eastern Philippines, killing thousands of people.
Dominador Artoge holds his duck on Nov. 14 which he rescued as it swam ashore following the typhoon that lashed Tacloban. Artoge's family named the duck "Landa," (for Yolanda), the local name of the typhoon.
An aerial view of a demolished coastal town on Eastern Samar Island is seen on Nov. 14 in Leyte, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan which ripped through Philippines over the weekend has been described as one of the most powerful typhoons ever to hit land, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.
People line up in the rain for a rescue flight at Tacloban Airport on Nov. 14. Countries all over the world have pledged relief aid to help support those affected by the typhoon, however damage to the airport and roads have made moving the aid into the most affected areas very difficult.
A resident looks out from his home in a devastated area of Tacloban City on Nov. 14.
Firemen carry corpses of victims of Typhoon Haiyan during a mass burial on the outskirts of Tacloban, on the eastern island of Leyte on Nov. 14. Scores of decaying bodies were being taken to mass graves as overwhelmed Philippines authorities grappled with disposal of the dead and the living begged for help after the typhoon disaster.
Residents carry a coffin containing the body of a victim of Typhoon Haiyan during a funeral in Tanauan, Leyte, central Philippines, on Nov. 14.
A young boy sits on the ruins of a building amid scenes of devastation in Tacloban on Nov. 13.
Soldiers help a typhoon survivor after she collapsed while waiting in line to board a military transport plane from the damaged Tacloban airport on Nov. 13.
The dead body of a typhoon victim lies on a street in Tacloban on Nov. 13, five days after Typhoon Haiyan swept over the Philippines.
Residents walk past scenes of devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan on Nov. 13 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines.
An aerial view shows signs requesting help and food amid the destruction left from Typhoon Haiyan in the coastal town of Tanawan on Nov. 13.
An elderly woman and an injured man are carried to a waiting C-130 aircraft during the evacuation of hundreds of survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban. Four days after the typhoon devastated the region, many have nothing left, are without food or power and most lost their homes.
Two brothers wheel their grandmother in a shopping cart to the evacuation area of Tacloban airport on Nov. 12, amid the massive destruction left by Typhoon Haiyan. The typhoon, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and thousands of people dead.
Dead bodies are removed from a church to be taken to a morgue in Tacloban on Nov. 12.
A member of the Filipino military carries an injured evacuee in Leyte on Nov. 12.
A soldier stands in the damaged control tower of Tacloban airport on Nov. 12.
A survivor from Tacloban, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, sits on the ground after disembarking a Philippine Air Force C-130 aircraft at the Villamor Airbase in Manila on Nov. 12. Authorities said at least 9.7 million people in 41 provinces were affected by the typhoon, known as Haiyan elsewhere in Asia but called Yolanda in the Philippines. It was likely the deadliest natural disaster to beset this poor Southeast Asian nation.
A scene of devastation on Victory Island in Eastern Samar province on Nov. 11.
Residents queue up to receive treatment and relief supplies at Tacloban airport.
Women wash clothes next to a ship washed ashore, in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban on Nov. 11. Local authorities appealed for calm after one of the world’s strongest typhoons left survivors desperate for food and water in areas affected by the storm.
An aerial view of the devastated town of Guiuan on Nov. 11.
Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the coastal village of Capiz carry sacks containing relief goods delivered by the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Survivors in their damaged house Nov. 10 after Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban City. One of the most powerful storms ever recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, with huge waves sweeping away entire coastal villages and devastating the region's main city. Typhoon Haiyan destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path as it tore through Leyte province on Friday.
Residents cover their nose from the smell of dead bodies in Tacloban City, on Nov. 10. The city remains littered with debris from damaged homes as many complain of shortage of food, water and no electricity since the Typhoon Haiyan slammed into their province.
Filipinos carrying grocery items walk out of a store in Tacloban, on Nov. 10.
A Filipino store owner aims a pistol and warns looters trying to enter his store in Tacloban, on Nov. 10.
Survivors stand among debris and ruins of houses on Nov. 10 after Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban City.
A boy stands amid rubble in the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban on Nov. 10.
Survivors walk past a damaged town after strong winds brought by Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban on Nov. 9.
Residents return to their houses after leaving an evacuation site in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, on Nov. 9.
Filipinos carry a victim of the super typhoon in the devastated city of Tacloban on Nov. 9.
A mother weeps beside her dead son at a chapel in Tacloban on Nov. 9.
Typhoon Haiyan is seen from the International Space Station on Nov. 9.
A house is engulfed by the storm surge from typhoon Haiyan in Albay province, Nov.8.
A mother takes refuge with her children as Typhoon Haiyan hits Cebu City, central Philippines, Nov. 8.