Philippines aid leaves Stansted

The UK's first plane-load of aid destined to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has left Stansted Airport.

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Cambridge woman describes "nightmare" wait for news from her Philippines family

A woman from Cambridge says awaiting news from her family in the Philippines and watching the disaster unfold on television is like a living nightmare.

Jennelyn Carter-Woodrow has just found out her family, who live in Tacloban, survived Typhoon Haiyan, but she says the biggest worry now is getting food, water and medicine to survivors.

She's managed to speak to her mother, who says the community, in which she grew up, is completely destroyed.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Tanya Mercer

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