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It's been six months since the most powerful typhoon ever to strike land hit the city of Tacloban in the southeastern Philippines. More than six thousand people died and much of the city was flattened by a 13-foot-high storm surge.

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes was one of the first foreign journalists to reach Tacloban. He's been back to find out what happened to the people he met in November.

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This segment aired on May 12, 2014.

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