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Where have all the bodies gone?

TACLOBAN (UCAN): The search for the missing victims of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), which hit the Central Visayas in The Philippines on 8 November 2013, is still going on, two years after official figures show that approximately a little over 6,000 people died and some 2,500 may be considered to be missing.

However, official figures of the death toll vary and officials from People Surge, a survivors’ organisation set up to monitor recovery efforts, say that the real figure is may well be closer to three times the number the government claims.

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