European Commission Extends Humanitarian Aid to Southeast Asia


has allocated 2 million euros (USD2.92 million) to help address emergency and humanitarian needs of Typhoon Ketsana victims in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. The commission is ready to boost the aid package, if necessary, said European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid Karel De Gucht.

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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.