French President visiting 'Yolanda'-hit areas ahead of crucial climate talks
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French President Francois Hollande will visit the typhoon-ravaged Philippines in February to build momentum for crucial climate change talks that France is hosting this year, his environment envoy said Friday. Hollande hopes his visit would give a human face to climatic change, as the Philippines bears the brunt of dozens of deadly storms every year, including the strongest on record-super-typhoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan) in November 2013, Nicolas, 2013, Nicolas Hulot told reporters. France and Philippines " can sean a common message to the international community, can be symbol, can be spark to mobilize and bring us back to our senses and reason.
French President visiting 'Yolanda'-hit areas ahead of crucial climate talks. (2015, January 25). Manila Bulletin, pp. 1, 13.
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