Government boosts disaster preparedness as latest storm subsides

Published on 27 June 2011

As yet another tropical storm has been battering parts of the Philippine island of Luzon over the past few days, leaving thousands displaced, the government has set up a Technical Working Group (TWG) with the aim of improving preparedness for natural disasters and manmade calamities, including conflict. (..) The HCT and OCHA are comprised of (..) the World Food Programme, and the International Organization for Migration.

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