Philippines: we must look beyond "immediate short-term needs"

Philippines: we must look beyond "immediate short-term needs"

24 November 2013

Concern Worldwide's CEO Dominic MacSorley has told the UN's under-secretary for Humanitarian affairs, Valerie Amos, that the international community and donors must look beyond immediate short term needs of the Philippines and look instead towards rebuilding livelihoods.

 

Here is an excerpt from the press reelase, which can be read by clicking the link below:

Thousands of fishing boats have been damaged or destroyed and the fishing communities need help to get back out on the ocean and to be able to re-generate income as quickly as possible. The international community must start looking beyond the immediate short-term needs of those affected by typhoon and focus on rebuilding the livelihoods of local communities to bolster the prospects for economic recovery in the areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.

 

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Philippines: we must look beyond "immediate short-term needs"

The international community must look beyond immediate short-term needs of the Philippines and look instead towards rebuilding livelihoods.