The following piece was published 18 November 2013, SBS World News Australia Radio.
By Ildi Amon
Emergency assistance is now starting to flow through to some of the most remote parts of the Philippines hit by Typhoon Haiyan.
International aid agencies say emergency assistance is now starting to flow through to some of the most remote parts of the Philippines this month.
The Catholic agency, Caritas Australia, says it's working with five other Australian aid groups and alongside the Australian government to provide a co-ordinated response.
International programs manager with Caritas, Jamie Davies, is in the Philippines.
She told Ildi Amon local ports, airports and roads are now accessible, so aid can finally reach affected areas.