Swedish king calls for more typhoon reconstruction aid

After visiting Tacloban City in Leyte, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on 26 January 2014 pledged to donate US$100,000 (4 million peso) to the Typhoon Yolanda relief effort.swe_ph_typhoon

The amount would come from the World Scout Foundation, of which the king is the honorary chairman, and will be used for disaster-preparedness training. The king also appealed for more cooperation and aid for Yolanda relief, state-run Philippines News Agency reported.

Source: GMA Network

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