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‘Humanitarian catastrophe’ in Philippines – aid groups

humanitarian crisis in mindanao
WADING INTO THE FRONT LINES. This photo taken on August 22, 2017 shows a government police officer along with members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF-back) wading through a flooded farm on their way to the frontline in Datu Salibo town, Maguindanao province, in Mindanao. Photo by Ferdinandh Cabrera/ AFP

Fighting in Mindanao and extreme weather events combine to make a ‘huge humanitarian crisis’ in the Philippines, says Thibault Henry of the charity Acted

PARIS, France (Aug. 24, 2017) — Fighting in the troubled southern Philippine region of Mindanao has combined with extreme weather events to create a “humanitarian catastrophe”, French aid groups said Wednesday. Continue reading ‘Humanitarian catastrophe’ in Philippines – aid groups