HMS Illustrious commander on Philippines aid efforts

ITV Meridian presenter Amanda Piper has been speaking to Commander Kerry Harris of HMS Illustrious, as the ship continues to provide aid to the Philippines. The vessel arrived in the country on Monday 25th November.

Its crew are expected to still be in the Philippines over Christmas, assisting with the crisis relief effort after Typhoon Haiyan.

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Illustrious helps typhoon effort

The Portsmouth-based aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious is in the Philippines to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.