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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Jeremy Konyndyk
Food, water and medical supplies trickled into hard-hit areas of the Philippines on Tuesday, as the U.S. dispatched an aircraft carrier group to lend aid and the U.N. appealed for $301 million in emergency assistance to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed at least 2,000 people.
Noting the storm debris and wrecked vehicles, Mr. Konyndyk said "there just aren't that many ways into Tacloban city for an aid pipeline We are primarily dependent on the airport, which is damaged and has limited capacity even under the best of circumstances."
"The access challenges are a huge obstacle right now," said Jeremy Konyndyk, director of the U.S. Agency for International Development's foreign disaster assistance office.