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USS Shiloh to Arrive in Cebu

Manila, January 30, 2014 — USS Shiloh (CG 67), a Ticonderoga-class guided missle cruiser, will arrive in Cebu City on Friday for a routine port call that highlights the strong historic, community, and military connections between the United States and the Republic of the Philippines.    This visit will allow the ship to replenish supplies ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry on the Finalization of the Philippines – Moro Islamic Liberation Front Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release                                                       January 25, 2014 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY Finalization of the Philippines – Moro Islamic Liberation Front Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro  The United States Government congratulates the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front for concluding negotiations toward an historic, comprehensive ...
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USAID Fact Sheet on Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda (as of January 24, 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS -USAID/OFDA commits more than $3.9 million in additional protection, shelter and settlements, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) support. -Recent heavy rains cause flooding in some typhoon-affected areas, contaminating water supplies, damaging or destroying emergency shelter materials, and hampering relief operations Read the full fact sheet here: USAID Fact Sheet on Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda (as of January 24, 2014)  (PDF 225 KB)
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Restoration of the Early 18th-Century La Inmaculada Concepcion Church in Guiuan, Province of Eastern Samar

Program Year: 2014 Awarding Agency: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (under the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Program) Partner: National Museum of the Philippines          Amount: US$300,000 Status: Ongoing Project Summary: The Project aims to conduct a partial restoration the church, which was severely damaged during Super Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013. Known for its ...
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