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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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Lack of medicine could mean patients are turned away

A mayor's office with no roof that has been converted into the only field hospital for miles in Tanauan, Philippines, may have to turn patients away because they are receiving no medicine.

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The medical centre, which was started by American volunteers, has mainly treated wounds suffered in the typhoon but staff have also delivered two babies.

As ITV News correspondent Angus Walker reports, the situation highlights the need for food, water and medicine in areas struck by the disaster.

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