Photos: Typhoon brings deadly floods to the Philippines

Residents look at the lists of missing relatives displayed near the municipal hall in New Bataan, Compostela province on Wednesday, December 12, nearly one week after the southern part of the Philippines was hit by Typhoon Bopha. Bopha, the strongest cyclone to hit the Philippines in decades, has taken more than 700 lives and hundreds remain missing, the government said on December 11. The United Nations launched a $65 million global appeal on December 10 to help survivors.

Residents look at the lists of missing relatives displayed near the municipal hall in New Bataan, Compostela province on Wednesday, December 12, nearly one week after the southern part of the Philippines was hit by Typhoon Bopha. Bopha, the strongest cyclone to hit the Philippines in decades, has taken more than 700 lives and hundreds remain missing, the government said on December 11. The United Nations launched a $65 million global appeal on December 10 to help survivors.