Philippines receives a further $30 million in Australian aid for Typhoon Haiyan rebuildShirley Escalante, Thursday July 3, 2014 - 07:35 EST
Australia is providing a further $AUD30 million in aid to areas devastated by super typhoon Haiyan in the central Philippines.
The Australian Embassy in Manila says $10 million will be used to fund livelihood programs for typhoon survivors, re-stock supplies and establish disaster preparedness among communities, while $20 million will be allotted to building 500 classrooms in typhoon-hit areas.
The embassy says Australian technical experts will also be provided to help the central Philippines' recovery programs.
The new funding follows $40 million in emergency relief Australia provided immediately after the onslaught of Typhoon Haiyan in November.
Logistics support and classroom rehabilitation were also provided by the Australian military.
© ABC 2014
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