5 days UN: Philippines gets P182 million int’l aid for typhoon victims Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- The United Nations (UN) has announced P182 million worth of aid to typhoon victims in the Philippines. The European Union, Sweden, Australia, United States, Germany, and New Zealand were among those that extended assistance to at least 260,000 Filipinos, the UN said in a statement. The Humanitarian Aid Department of the European Commission (ECHO) said it gave P74.5 million aid through the intergovernmental organization while the Australian government has provided P33 million through the World Food Programm, UN Population Fund, and the Family Planning Organization of the Philippines, the UN said. The United States Agency for International ... more