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Meeting people’s needs must not fall off the international agenda, urges John Ging

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OCHA Operations Director John Ging concluded his first visit to the Philippines on Monday, urging the international community to step up their efforts to help the Government meet the needs of people affected by Typhoon Bopha. The typhoon, which was the deadliest storm anywhere in the world in 2012, hit the southern island of Mindanao killing more than a thousand people and affecting some 6.2 million.

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