Keeping childbirth safe in the wake of natural disaster

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Pregnant Filipina displaced by Typhoon Haiyan

Approximately 200,000 pregnant women and girls were among the millions of people displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, the storm that flattened parts of the Philippines just over two months ago.

As recovery efforts persist, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) is providing doctors and health centres with supplies and equipment to assist these women.

UNFPA's William Ryan reports.

Duration:  3’52″

 

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