Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Call by UN Ambassador John Holmes


President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo had a meeting with Ambassador John Holmes, the United Nations Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.

President Arroyo and Ambassador Holmes talked about the emergency assistance that the United Nations will give to the Philippines. Ambassador Holmes said that UN has been continuing their international flash appeal for the $74 million budget to be used for the provision of food, water, sanitation, and emergency rehabilitation for the flood victims. He also said that UN already received $20 million solely for the aid to be given in the affected Filipinos.

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