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
More top news
What a better way to start the week then with a smile by reading the latest festive messages in ITV News Anglia's Christmas Shout Out series
It's been revealed that the bike theft capital of the UK is Cambridge.
Police have revealed the scale of their investigation into the ten million pound loan given to Northampton Town football club.