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Typhoon Haiyan: Aerial footage shows scale of Philippines damage

13 November 2013 Last updated at 11:40 GMT

Aerial footage shows the scale of the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippine cities of Tanuan and Tacloban, where hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced.

Sara Pantuliano, Head of the Humanitarian Policy Group at the Overseas Development Institute, says such an "immense" disaster would test the most seasoned governments in the developed world.

She said: "The international community needs to resist the urge to be affected by the 'saviour syndrome', to come in and think they can duplicate the structures and do better without the government."

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