BONN, Germany --- It has been four years since Typhoon Yolanda, internationally known as Haiyan, hit the Philippines. But communities affected by the typhoon, the deadliest to hit the country, still need funds for rehabilitation -- and yet the Duterte administration has said that the unused funds would be diverted to the Marawi rebuilding project.
"We still need to provide continuing attention and support to Yolanda-affected communities not only in Leyte but also those in the Yolanda corridor," Emmanuel de Guzman, secretary of the Climate Change Commission, told the Inquirer in an interview on Wednesday here in Bonn.
De Guzman was in this German city as head of the Philippine d...
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