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UNISDR Champion and Philippine Senator Loren Legarda (right) and French actress Marion Cotillard (left) read the Manila Call to Action on Climate Change, a joint Philippines-France statement launched in Malacañang as one of the highlights of the state visit of French President Francois Hollande to the Philippines. Photo: Kenly Monteagudo

Climate change 'like a cancer'

26 Feb 2015, UNISDR AP

The Manila Call to Action on Climate Change was launched 26 February in the Philippines by UNISDR Champion and Philippines Senator, Loren Legarda, on the occasion of the State visit by French President, Francois Hollande. On his arrival, President Hollande called for a climate change alliance with the Philippines that would incentivize similar co-operation between rich and poor nations at the COP21 climate conference in Paris later this year...


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    Ministère de l'Écologie, du Développement durable et de l'Énergie (MEDDE)
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  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministère de l'Écologie, du Développement durable et de l'Énergie (MEDDE)
  • Website:http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr
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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1999 3,400,011
Storm 2010 500,079
Storm 1999 100,020
Flood 2003 27,000
Extreme temp. 1997 10,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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