Six months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, DW's Bastian Hartig returns to one of the hardest-hit cities, Tacloban, to see how residents are rebuilding their lives.
As typhoon season reaches its apex in the Philippines, Melor began to blast the central part of the country. At least three casualties were reported and hundreds of thousands were forced to flee.
Schools have been closed, fishing boats berthed and ferry services suspended in the Philippines, as a category 3 typhoon lashes the eastern coast. Typhoon Melor has whipped up extreme winds and grew stronger overnight.
Nearly 15 thousand people were evacuated in anticipation of typhoon Koppu, which slammed into the northern Philippines on Sunday, forcing thousands more to flee their homes. As it made landfall, Koppu weakened slightly, but evacuations are on-going.
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