MANILA: Japan is giving additional emergency aid of $3.5m (about ¥287m) to support relief operations for earthquake victims in Central Visayas.
The grant will be coursed through International Organization for Migration, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, United Nations Children’s Fund and United Nations Development Programme.
The relief operations will be in the sectors of shelter, water and sanitation and debris removal. The emergency aid package is in addition to emergency relief goods worth ¥38m (tents and plastic sheets) given through the Japan International Cooperation Agency.
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