WebHits: A foreigner's appeal for Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors

MANILA, Philippines - Aid from world govenrnments and international agencies is pouring in for the survivors of super typhoon Yolanda, international name Haiyan. A week after the year's strongest tropical cyclone hit the Philippines and wrecked most of Eastern Visayas, individuals across the globe are also lending a hand. (READ: Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan): Aid, donations from int'l community)

British underwater videographer Tony Exall makes this video appeal to viewers. He talks about Malapascua island, located in the Visayas sea near the northermost tip of Cebu.

Beloved by scuba divers here and abroad, Malapascua has more than 30 dive sites. The island is famous for its thresher sharks.

Divers have banded together to send aid to the island. They call it the Help Malapascua movement.

Watch the video Tony made below.

- Rappler.com

Help the victims of Typhoon Yolanda (international codename: Haiyan). Visit Rappler's list of ongoing relief operations in your area. Tell us about your relief and recovery initiatives, emailmove.ph@rappler.com or tweet us @moveph.

 

Visit Rappler's Typhoon Yolanda Coverage for the latest updates on the aftermath of this year's strongest typhoon.

 

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