|Philippines Typhoon Update|
National: 3,976 confirmed deaths, 1,598 missing and 18,175 injured, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.
Eastern Visayas region covering the islands of Leyte and Samar: 3,725 dead, 17,821 injured and 1,574 missing. Widespread severe damage. Tacloban, Leyte's main city with a population of 220,000, lies in ruins. Communications, transport cut in many areas.
Western Visayas region: 161 dead, 228 injured, 19 missing.
Central Visayas region, which includes Cebu: 74 dead, 102 injured and 5 missing.