Now five days after a deadly typhoon tore through parts of the Philippines, aid has been slowly trickling into the region from around the world.
Aid workers from Belgium inspect supplies before they are shipped to Tacloban, one of the most severely devastated regions.
From Belgium to Indonesia, countries are offering aid and support to the Philippines where the scale of the disaster has overwhelmed the government there.
More than 12 tons of supplies are loaded onto military planes in Jakarta and include food, water, blankets, generators and medical supplies.
Logistical problems – including blocked roads and inoperable airports- are making the aid delivery difficult.
More than 670,000 people have been displaced by the disaster with no access to food, water or medical supplies.