Bulgarian EU Commissioner to Evaluate Damages from Haiyan Typhoon

World | November 15, 2013, Friday // 09:15|  views

An aerial view of the super typhoon devastated city of Tacloban in Leyte province, the Philippines, 15 November 2013. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Kristalina Georieva, European Commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis response, has arrived in the Philippines to evaluate the damage caused by the Typhoon Haiyan.

A Spokesperson for the European Commission was quoted by the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) as saying that EU representatives had been the first to arrive at the storm-ravaged areas.

The EU has so far allocated EUR 3 M for humanitarian aid to the Philippines and EUR 10 M to repair the damage caused by the natural disaster.

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Tags: haiyan, European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response


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