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Philippines: British military natural disaster specialists arrive in Manila

23 Apr 2015, United Kingdom - gov

Exercise commander, Lieutenant Colonel Jem Blades Royal Engineers, said 'It’s great to be here, working with the Philippine Government and, in particular, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council regarding earthquake mitigation measures in Manila... Our teams include individuals who bring specialist knowledge of earthquakes, humanitarian relief and disaster recovery, and we hope to share our experiences, as well as learn from others'...


General Facts
  • Population: 727 million (2005)
  • Density: 33 per sq km
  • Total Area: 22,050 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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