Hollande warns about lack of funds for climate deal on visit to typhoon-hit Philippines

February 27, 2015 7:07 AM

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Hollande warns about lack of funds for climate deal on visit to typhoon-hit Philippines

GUIUAN, Philippines (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Friday took his warning about the need for funds for a landmark climate deal to a central Philippine town that was devastated by a killer typhoon in 2013.

Hollande arrived in Guiuan town, where Typhoon Haiyan made its first landfall before claiming more than 7,300 lives, after he and President Benigno Aquino III launched an international appeal to back efforts to seal the climate change accord in Paris in December.

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