UPDATE: Philippines Releases Official List of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Casualties

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By Esther Tanquintic-Misa | November 14, 2013 4:20 PM EST

The Philippines has launched a Web site where people searching for loved affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) can look into.

A police forensic team member draws up a diagram showing the location of bodies that they had identified at a compound outside the city hall after the Super typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines November 14, 2013. Philippine President Benigno Aquino was under growing pressure on Thursday to speed up the distribution of food, water and medicine to desperate survivors of a powerful typhoon and to get paralysed local governments functioning. REUTERS/Edgar Su

The official death tally has been placed at 2357. Number of injured was at 3891 while the number of missing was placed at 77.

See the list here - http://www.gov.ph/crisis-response/updates-typhoon-yolanda/casualties/

Local news outlet Philippine Star has likewise prepared a list detailing the list of survivors in Tacloban City, Leyte and Samar - http://www.philstar.com/nation/2013/11/14/1255487/partial-list-yolanda-survivors-updated

The Twitter hashtag #TracingPH was launched on Wednesday to help people locate victims of the monstrous tragedy that befell the central Philippines exactly a week ago.

A man spray paints a message "Let Us Be 1" outside a church after the Super typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines November 14, 2013. Philippine President Benigno Aquino was under growing pressure on Thursday to speed up the distribution of food, water and medicine to desperate survivors of a powerful typhoon and to get paralysed local governments functioning. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Meantime, some 49,000 survivors from Tacloban City have received allocations of rice, according to the United Nations World Food Programme.

On Wednesday, the Philippines' Department of Social Welfare and Development distributed 3-kilogram food packs to the survivors.

The WFP added in a statement that apart from the rice, it likewise sent by plane to Tacloban 10 metric tonnes of high energy biscuits. The city will receive an additional 25 metric tonnes of the same biscuits on Thursday.

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