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Typhoon aftermath: "Like a tsunami"

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(Latest: Haiyan downgraded to a tropical storm, dumping rain on northern Vietnam and southern China.) The international media reports the Tacloban City area looks like a tsunami hit the area. Estimates of the dead now exceed 10,000. 

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Note to English learners: If you have been following our coverage over that past few days, you now should know much of the basic vocabulary used to describe a disaster like this one. Try to read some of the original news reporting about the typhoon. You might be surprised at how well you understand it.

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