When British Red Cross logistics expert Dave Luddington arrived in the Philippines on 12 November, he and his colleagues faced a daunting challenge – getting life-saving aid to thousands of people whose lives had been ripped apart by Typhoon Haiyan.
With more than 14m people affected by the disaster, the need was urgent. Obstacles slowing down the relief effort ranged from shortages of skilled manpower and equipment to gridlocked roads. But with ingenuity and teamwork, Dave and his colleagues helped get vital support to those in need. More