Five days after typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines, relief teams are still trying to reach cut-off communities. In the stricken city of Tacloban, despair is beginning to take hold.
Over two dozen people have died and widespread damage reported as the monster Typhoon Mangkhut crashed into the northern Philippines coast and Taiwan. The storm is also expected to hit Hong Kong and southern China.
Hong Kong and Macau are battening down the hatches as the super typhoon hits southern China. Mangkhut left at least 64 people dead in the Philippines, as it smashed property, tore down power lines, and caused landslides.
Scorching sun, mud-coated roads, damaged transportation networks and a lack of drinking water are posing a challenge for relief work. The worst weather disaster in Japan in decades has claimed over 150 lives.
Climate advocacy group "350" has organized international protests to coincide with UN talks in Bangkok. American delegates have reportedly been stonewalling climate talks despite withdrawing from the landmark Paris deal.
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