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Happy survivors

A Filipino typhoon victim flashes the victory sign as he queues for food distribution in the super typhoon devastated city of Tacloban, Leyte province, Philippines, 18 November 2013. The death toll from Haiyan's destruction has reached 3,976, with 1,598 missing and more than 4 million displaced, according to the national disaster relief agency. More than 18,000 were injured. Haiyan slammed into the eastern Philippines on 08 November, with record winds of more than 300 kilometers per hour. A storm surge of up to 4 metres destroyed more than a million houses. EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN

New beginnings, as well as uncertainty for Yolanda victims

"Yolanda" Survivors coped differently. Some embraced their second shot at life, some opted to find their luck elsewhere while some tried pick up the pieces. Some also just tried to smile amid the tragedy. Browse through these images that show life, love, hope, pain, and uncertainty.

(Photos from European Pressphoto Agency)