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10 major challenges facing the Philippines post-Haiyan

Days after one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded decimated the Philippines, many contend that it's still too early to quantify the damage wrought by the storm surges that saw winds in excess of 200 mph and sea levels rising as high as 13 feet. As of this posting, the official death toll had risen to 1,774, but up to 10,000 are feared dead in the city of Tacloban alone. Authorities say 9.7 million people in 41 provinces, making up about 10 percent of the country, were affected in all.

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