President: Typhoon killed 2,000

The president of the Philippines has said he believes the much-publicised figure of 10,000 deaths from the typhoon may be too high. President Benigno Aquino III told CNN his government was working on an estimate of 2,000-2,500 deaths.

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Typhoon victims cut off from mainland wait for aid

Typhoon victims in many areas of the Philippines are still without aid due to extensive damage to roads and airports.

Larger urban centres are being prioritised, but in a country where so many live in small communities along the coast, the need is great.

ITV News' International Correspondent John Irvine travelled to one such area on the island of Bantayan:

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