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Philippines appeal reaches £39m

The Philippines typhoon appeal has reaches £39 million, the Disasters Emergency Committee has announced. British warship HMS Daring has arrived in the country as part of the UK's emergency response to Typhoon Haiyan.

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  1. Richard Gaisford

Children affected by super typhoon: 'We need your help'

I'm in a village devastated by the super typhoon. Almost all of the houses have been destroyed and the community is desperate for help.

Children in the village appeared with this sign as we were about to broadcast on Daybreak - it is their message to you.

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Children hold up a sign which says: "We need your help...pls." Credit: Daybreak / Richard Gaisford

A 12-year-old boy told me: "We have no houses now. We are hoping other countries will give us money to rebuild our homes."

The village has been destroyed by the super typhoon. Credit: Daybreak / Richard Gaisford

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