As Typhoon Haiyan devastates The Philippines, CAFOD has launched an urgent appeal to to support the work of its church partners on the ground.
Rey Barnido, an aid worker from CAFOD’s partner Caritas Philippines, said: "Patients are overflowing from the regional hospital in Tacloban. There are dead people everywhere. There is no water or power. Volunteers are trying to manage the disaster. It looks as if nuclear bombs were dropped."