During the gigantic waves of Typhoon Haiyan.
This is the aftermath of the flood. As you can see, fallen trees and deposited debris can be spotted throughout the area.
Small trees and and grasses begin to grow, but there is still debris everywhere.
Large trees and plants begin to grow, however, because it has only been a short period of time since the storm, the ecosystem has not fully recovered and climax community has not been reached yet.