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UN urges action with long-term measures to tackle disasters

Monday, October 30, 2017

The United Nations Economic and Social Council has called on UN member states and the international community to “act now” and ensure long-term measures to tackle natural disasters.

The council sent condolences to disaster victims and expressed solidarity to all the affected people and governments in the hurricane-hit Caribbean, Central America, the United States and Mexico, which was struck by successive earthquakes as well as Africa and South Asia where severe flooding occured.

Source: The Philippine Star