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UN Chief pledges to mobilize resources for Philippines recovery efforts

Listen / Visiting Tacloban, Philippines, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon surveys damage left by Typhoon Haiyan. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

The United Nations is trying to mobilize at least $800 million in resources over the next twelve months to assist in Philippine's recovery from Super Typhoon Haiyan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Saturday. Mr. Ban Ki-moon was on an official visit to the island nation since 19 December, to personally assess the devastation caused by [...]

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