Young volunteers carry corpses of victims into a mass grave on the outskirts of Tacloban City on Thursday. Scores of decaying bodies were being taken to mass graves as authorities grappled with burying the dead.  AFP PHOTO
Young volunteers carry corpses of victims into a mass grave on the outskirts of Tacloban City on Thursday. Scores of decaying bodies were being taken to mass graves as authorities grappled with burying the dead. AFP PHOTO

Scores of decaying bodies were being taken to mass graves beginning on Thursday as overwhelmed Philippines authorities grappled with disposal of the dead and the living begged for help after the typhoon disaster.

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