As it happened: Philippines typhoon disaster

Key points

  • The UN has launched an appeal for $301m (£190m) to help areas in the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan
  • At least 10,000 people are feared to have been killed. Survivors desperately require aid but reports say little is getting through.
  • The US and UK are sending ships and aircraft which will provide humanitarian assistance, supplies and medical care
  • Philippine President Benigno Aquino has declared a state of national calamity
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  • Becky Branford 
  • Robert Greenall 
  • Victoria Park 

Last updated 12 November 2013

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