Clinton: US to Give Additional Disaster Aid to Philippines

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced that the U.S. will provide an

to the Philippines. Clinton, who is on official visit in the Philippines, said the funds should be used to address the needs of typhoon victims and help improve the country's disaster preparedness program, GMA News reports.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.