Swiss donation to surpass P1 billion

21 Nov

Amid pouring aids into Yolanda-hit areas of central Philippines, Switzerland said on November 20 that its government and the Swiss public have pledged to donate more than P1 billion to the victims of the year’s strongest typhoon.

In a statement, the Swiss Embassy in Manila announced that its government has released an initial P285 million for urgent disaster assistance to typhoon victims, while Swiss national fund-raising drive has already raised P760 million.

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