Bantayan Island: Typhoon-hit area still waiting for aid

A man stands on the deck of a ship left submerged by Typhoon Haiyan. Credit: ITV News

ITV News' International Correspondent John Irvine has travelled to the remote island of Bantayan in the Philippines where help is yet to arrive.

A wider shot of the submerged ship off the island of Bantayan. Credit: ITV News

The islanders have written a desperate call for aid but are still waiting five days on.

The Bantayan Islanders spell out their desperate situation as they still wait for aid. Credit: ITV News

When ITV News visited the island today people told us that many residents had been left with nothing after the typhoon.

Many of the islanders could not afford to leave Bantayan and decided to try and weather the storm with their families.