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Haiyan shows cities need better disaster planning - World Vision report

By World Vision | Mon, 9 Dec 2013 05:46 AM
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Sunday, 8 December – One month since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, a new report (released Monday 9 December) from humanitarian agency World Vision calls for stronger disaster planning for cities to avoid widespread future devastation.

According to the UN, in southeast Asia alone, 35 per cent of people in cities, roughly 190 million people, live in slums or squatter settlements...

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