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Typhoon Haiyan: South East medics help relief effort

A 12-strong UK medical team led by two doctors from the south east of England has flown to the Philippines to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

Dr Amy Hughes who has worked for Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance and Dr Andrew Taylor, a consultant anaesthetist from Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, reached the South East Asian country on Thursday.

Typhoon Haiyan, which hit on Friday, killed at least 2,300 people and displaced more than half a million.

Ellie Price reports.

  • 15 Nov 2013
  • From the section England
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