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Emergency assistance to the Philippines : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

Publisher UN General Assembly
Author UN General Assembly (46th sess. : 1991-1992)
Publication Date 19 December 1991
Citation / Document Symbol A/RES/46/177
Reference 46
Cite as UN General Assembly, Emergency assistance to the Philippines : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly., 19 December 1991, A/RES/46/177, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3b00efc88.html [accessed 11 July 2014]

The General Assembly,

Noting with concern the great loss of life and property caused by the most recent disasters in the Philippines, namely, an earthquake, a volcanic eruption, typhoons, floods and a massive mudflow,

Taking note of decision 91/22 of 25 June 1991 of the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme, on emergency aid to the Philippines,

Acknowledging that the earnest efforts made by the Government of the Philippines to achieve economic growth and development have been hampered by those calamities,

1.         Commends the organs and organizations of the United Nations system for their prompt action in giving emergency assistance to the Philippines;

2.         Requests the Secretary-General, within his mandate, to further assist the rehabilitation efforts of the Philippines to the maximum extent possible;

3.         Requests all States and international organizations to extend further support to the Philippines in ways that would alleviate, for the duration of the emergency and the ensuing rehabilitation process, the economic and financial burden borne by the Philippine people.

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