Campaign to reduce road deaths launched in Philippines

Road Safety

As part of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety, a campaign to reduce the numbers of road deaths in the Philippines by 50 per cent is being launched today.

In the country, made up of more than 7,000 islands, 1.3 million people a year are killed on the roads.

May Altarejos-Cueva, from Project Community Activities Reaching Everyone Through Services, (C.A.R.E.S) says every year, millions of people are killed or injured on the roads in the Philippines:

Duration: 3’50″

Producer: Julia Paul.

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