Typhoon Haiyan

PhotographerPhilippe Lopez
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryHONG KONG, Hong Kong
Photo Date18 November 2013
Entry Description

Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan march during a religious procession in Tolosa on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on November 18, 2013 over one week after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the area.

About Photographer

39 year old. Married and French national I have worked for AFP in Asia for 14 years. I began my career with the agency as a freelancer in Cambodia in 1999 and became staff the following year. In 2002 I was appointed as a photo editor in New Delhi as part of the agency's development of its South Asia photo desk. I then joined the regional headquarters in Hong Kong as a picture editor in 2005 and in 2009 became a staff photographer in Shanghai. I returned to the Hong Kong bureau in 2011.