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Lenlen Medrino, center, a survivor of flash floods at the height of Typhoon Bopha, is helped by rescuers across a surging river. Nearly 200,000 people are homeless and more than 300 dead after the Philippines suffered its worst typhoon this year

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP / Getty Images

A woman and her child are transported across a surging river on a zip line.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP / Getty Images

A list of missing residents is prepared to be posted on a wall as residents line up for relief supplies.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

A member of the Philippine Coast Guard carries relief goods bound for victims of flash foods caused by Typhoon Bopha.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

A survivor of Tuesday's devastating typhoon is carried into a makeshift clinic after being rescued Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Relatives cross a river to bury their loved one, who died in a flash flood caused by Typhoon Bopha.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Residents line up for relief supplies at an evacuation center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Philippine military personnel help residents board a military truck.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP / Getty Images

A flash flood survivor makes use of a waiting shed as a temporary shelter after Typhoon Bopha destroyed most of the homes in the area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

An aerial view of toppled trees and homes caused by flash floods.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Philippine Army

Residents clean their sofa next to their damaged house a day after Typhoon Bopha hit the province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP / Getty Images

A woman walks among debris next to her damaged house in the village of Andap.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP / Getty Images

A resident loses his balance as he looks at the extent of the devastation brought by the flash flood at the height of Typhoon Bopha that hit the village of Andap.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Residents cross a damaged road destroyed at the height of Typhoon Bopha in the village of Andap.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP / Getty Images

Rosalinda Pasko tearfully breaks the news to a relative on the death of family members killed during flash flood in the village of Andap.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Children retrieve their books and other belongings from their damaged home, a day after powerful Typhoon Bopha hit the Montevista township.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

A child stands near his family's damaged home in the Montevista township.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

A soldier surveys the devastation brought about by Typhoon Bopha at the flash flood-hit village of Andap.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Residents walk to an evacuation center after retrieving their belongings at the flash flood-hit village of Andap.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

The devastation brought about by powerful Typhoon Bopha is seen at Montevista township.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Residents cross a river using suspended ropes in the New Bataan township.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Partially covered bodies of Typhoon Bopha victims are laid on the ground in New Bataan. The death toll caused by Typhoon Bopha rose to 224 after it caused downpours and unleashed flooding as well as landslides in the central and southern Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

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Typhoon Bopha hammers Philippines

Typhoon Bopha, one of the strongest typhoons to hit the Philippines this year, barreled across the country’s southern end, killing scores of people while triggering landslides, flooding and cutting off power in two entire provinces.

More than 270 people have been killed and hundreds remain missing in the Philippines from the deadliest typhoon to hit the country this year.

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