Tens of thousands still homeless after Philippines typhoon

Tens of thousands still homeless after Philippines typhoon

Tens of thousands still homeless after Philippines typhoon

Updated 21 December 2012, 22:55 AEDT

In the Philippines more than sixty thousand people remain homeless, more than two weeks after typhoon Bopha devastated the island of Mindanao in the country's southwest.

Strong winds and flash flooding from Bopha left around a thousand people dead and wiped out homes, crops, businesses and livelihoods.

Authorities and aid organisations in the Philippines are rushing to finish building shelters for those left homeless by typhoon Bopha as heavy rain continues 
 
The International Organisation for Migration is one of the organistions providing assistance to victims of the disaster.
 
Brian Kelly is heading the IOM's reponse to Bopha and he joins us now from Mindanao.
 
Presenter: Joanna McCarthy
Speaker: Brian Kelly from the International Organisation for Migration

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