Military aide from the United States has arrived in the Philippines, for the search and rescue, relief and recovery operations in the places in the Philippines affected by the supertyphoon Yolanda.
This afternoon, 90 US Marines and Navy personnel based in a military base in Okinawa, Japan arrived in Tacloban City.
The said US forces will help for the relief, and search and rescue operations.
It was Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in US Pacific Command who ordered to deploy resources in the Philippines.
Along with the said team are two KC-130J Hercules transport aircraft, while the United States also sent two P-3 Orion surveillance aircraft for the aerial surveys.
The US also deployed rescue equipment and medical teams while different aid groups in the US launched a multi-million dollar relief campaign.
Furthermore, American Red Cross also appealed for cash donations.
The number of countries reaching out their help to the Philippines is increasing including Canada, Norway, United Arab Emirates, Denmark, Israel, Australia, Japan and Germany.