HMS Daring in the Philippines

The UK's biggest employer of people from the Philippines has donated more than one million dollars to the appeal fund for the typhoon disaster. Meanwhile, Portsmouth based warship HMS Daring has arrived at the country's aid.

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Air Ambulance doctor joins typhoon relief effort

Dr Amy Hughes is helping victims of Typhoon Haiyan Credit: Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance

A former Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance doctor has flown to the Phillipines to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

Dr Amy Hughes and Professor Tony Redmond are leading a 12-strong UK medical and surgical team from the UK International Emergency Trauma Register.

They arrived in the capital Manila on Thursday (November 14th) before heading south west to the island of Cebu, the north of which suffered damage from the typhoon.

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