Aid begins to arrive to hard-hit areas after typhoon

  • Updated: November 16, 2013 - 6:23 PM

After days of logistical logjams and transportation paralysis, relief supplies have begun pouring into the ravaged midsection of the nation, with U.S. Osprey aircraft and C-130 cargo planes delivering pallets of rice and water to the airports in Tacloban, on Leyte Island to the west, and Guiuan, on Samar Island. International relief organizations have been fanning out across the disaster zone. According to UNICEF, 13 million people have been affected by the typhoon.

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