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U.N. raps Philippines for failing to rehouse typhoon homeless

31 Jul 2015, TRF

UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons urged the Philippines to speed up completion of housing for thousands made homeless by typhoon Haiyan nearly two years ago: "Many families remain housed in collective 'bunkhouses' that do not meet necessary minimum standards for the provision of basic needs and services." ...


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  • Population: 3,938 million (2005)
  • Density: 124 per sq km
  • Total Area: 31,870 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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