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"Typhoon Haiyan: Eye of the Storm" on BBC Knowledge

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Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines and left a trail of destruction in its wake, with winds that gusted up to 270km/h, creating walls of water two storeys high.

Thousands of people have died and millions more are struggling to survive, desperate for food, water and shelter, in a crisis that has triggered one of the world's biggest relief operations.

The full impact of Typhoon Haiyan is explored in this heartbreaking but insightful one-off documentary combining extraordinary first-hand accounts from survivors, footage from several dedicated film crews on the ground in the Philippines, and expert testimony from renowned scientists.