Ten days on from the typhoon and you get the sense that we have reached some sort of turning point.
There is certainly more aid getting through, I was down in the city centre watching as families were given two kilos of rice and a large bottle of water each and that is certainly better than the situation just a few days ago.
However, there is still no power in Tacloban, still no running water in people's homes and there are still people living in absolutely dreadful conditions.
The latest UN figures suggest there are 350,000 people in evacuation centres and four million people scattered across this entire region.
They need a lot of help, roads need to be cleared but you get the sense that things are starting to get better.
The few surviving residents of a Philippine community devastated by Typhoon Haiyan tell ITV News their home is already a "ghost town".
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