According to the latest count by authorities, Typhoon Rai in the Philippines has now killed more than 400 people. It has now been more than two weeks since the severe weather hit the region, and some provinces will soon need more water, food and emergency tents.
The severe storm made landfall earlier this month and left a trail of destruction in the southern and central regions of the country. 405 people have died, mostly from drowning or landslides. In addition, 82 people are still missing, and the typhoon injured 1,147 others.
Many areas are without power, more than 530,000 houses have been destroyed, and villages have been flooded. Damage is in the hundreds of millions of dollars, as many roads and agricultural areas have also been destroyed.
Rai reached the Philippines as a super typhoon with wind speeds of up to 195 kilometres per hour and was accompanied by a large amount of rain. The typhoon affected nearly 4.5 million people, more than 500,000 of whom had to leave their homes because of the severe weather and take shelter in a shelter.