Six months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, DW's Bastian Hartig returns to one of the hardest-hit cities, Tacloban, to see how residents are rebuilding their lives.
Pope Francis is in the Philippines' capital, Manila, after being forced to cut short a trip to the east of the country because of the weather. Earlier he visited the town of Palo and celebrated mass in the eastern city of Tacloban, two of the places hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
Strong winds and rain have forced Pope Francis to cut short his visit to the region of the Philippines battered by last year's Typhoon Haiyan. More than 150,000 attended a mass led by the pontiff.
Sex tourism, child prostitution, and human trafficking are closely linked in the Philippines. Corruption and prostitution are flourishing because of the country's inability to enforce law and prosecute criminals.