Damaged houses in Tacloban
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Philippines Typhoon Haiyan: 'Most people hid in their closets'

9 November 2013 Last updated at 11:03 GMT

Residents in part of the Philippines were left to seek shelter in closets after their roofs were blown away by Typhoon Haiyan, it has been claimed.

Sandra Conception, who lives in Cebu, was told of the situation by friends in Ormoc City, which was badly hit by the storm.

She has struggled to get news of her mother, who hid in the bathroom to stay safe.