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AP PHOTOS: Typhoon: from landfall to aftermath

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 6:30pm  ET

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 file image provided by NASA shows Typhoon Haiyan taken by Astronaut Karen L. Nyberg aboard the International Space Station. Haiyan slammed the island nation with a storm surge two stories high and some of the highest winds ever measured in a tropical cyclone — 195 mph as clocked by U.S. satellites, or 147 mph based on local reports. An untold number of homes were blown away, and thousands of people are feared dead. (AP Photo/NASA, Karen L. Nyberg, File)

The Associated Press

Five days into what could be the Philippines deadliest disaster ever, workers still struggle to get aid to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan. The scale of the disaster and challenges of delivering assistance means few in the region, strewn with debris and corpses, have received any help, despite tons of aid waiting to be distributed. The official death toll from the disaster rose to 1,774 on Tuesday, though authorities have said they expect that to rise markedly. President Benigno Aquino III told CNN that the death toll could be 2,000 or 2,500. Millions of people have been affected across a large swath of the country, many of them made homeless.

Here's a chronological look at the typhoon's landfall and deadly aftermath.

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