Philippines Battles to Send Typhoon Aid

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Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Save the Children Asia Communications Manager Lynette Lim updates the situation in the Philippines in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

The children.

Tell us about the effort to get to those who need it.

Are you able to move around to the hardest hit areas that?

Yes, it is quite hard to tell right now what the hardest areas are.

We are focusing where there is a huge population.

We are not exactly sure what has happened.

The physical challenges are really tough at the moment.

We are bringing in relief by manila.

Bringing in by sea and air into the airport as well.

There are six -- physical challenges but communication challenges as well.

Have cell phone signals returned?

Infrastructure still standing?

Know, the only way to communicate at the moment are trying to court it made operations.

The eye lens is not that big but still big when you consider there is no cell phone reception and the roads are still blocked.

Just trying to court it may relief efforts.

Tried to get relief to the worst affected families as soon as we can.

When you look at this disaster, one report is it is the width from boston to philadelphia.

What is the weather like on the ground?

What is the temperature for a given day in the eastern philippines?

It is a typical tropical temperature, 27 degrees on average.

It typically rains every day.

When i was there there was a huge amount of flash flooding.

Each time it rained the water level would rise significantly.

Obviously with this storm that

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