It has been four days since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, and families in the Midlands are still waiting to hear if their loved ones are safe.
Hundreds of thousands of people have been left homeless since the storm - and aid workers from the region are now being mobilised to go and help.
Zaid Al-Rawni is due to land in the Philippines today.
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