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President: Typhoon killed 2,000

The president of the Philippines has said he believes the much-publicised figure of 10,000 deaths from the typhoon may be too high. President Benigno Aquino III told CNN his government was working on an estimate of 2,000-2,500 deaths.

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Satellite images show extent of typhoon devastation

Google has teamed up with satellite image firm DigitalGlobe to produce these shots of the Philippines before and after Typhoon Haiyan hit.

Both sets of images show Tacloban City - one of the worst affected areas on Leyte island in the central Philippines.

Before (above) and after Typhoon Haiyan in an area of Tacloban City Credit: Google and DigitalGlobe
. Credit: Google and DigitalGlobe
Before (above) and after Typhoon Haiyan in an area of Tacloban City Credit: Google and DigitalGlobe
. Credit: Google and DigitalGlobe

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