Greening: HMS Daring an asset for remote communities

International Development Secretary Justine Greening said British warship HMS Daring, which docked in the typhoon-hit Philippines today, is a "real asset" for being able to reach some of the more remote communities who are struggling in the wake of the disaster.

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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.