Helita Caruz Luchavez washes dishes in her makeshift shelter and the remains of her kitchen. 'Everything has been destroyed. Everything has gone. This is all we have been able to salvage in the rubble. We will start our lives again.' Typhoon Haiyan, or Typhoon Yolanda as it is known in the Philippines, was the deadliest typhoon to hit the Philippines to date and is known to have killed over 5,700 people. It made landfall on 7 November 2013 and reached wind speeds of over 140 miles per hour.