Six months on since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines

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Watch Leah's report on the typhoon that hit the Philippines

Six months ago today Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, tore into the Philippines in south-east Asia.

It left some parts of the country completely flattened. Over 6,000 people died and millions were left homeless.

Many countries quickly came to their aid and sent ships in to help with supplies.

The Philippines is now slowly getting back to normal again with shops opening and streets busy with people and cars.

Schools that were destroyed are being rebuilt and people have shelter, food and clean water.

The country is also trying to move people, who lost their homes, into longer term and more durable housing.

But there is still a lot of repair work to do in the Philippines.

Leah's been looking into how the country's coping half a year on...

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