Help for young Philippine typhoon victims

An aid agency is highlighting the need for psychological support for young victims of the typhoon in the Philippines.

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Source: SBS

Australia is providing another $20 million in aid for the Philippines as logistical problems continue to hamper the typhoon relief effort.

And while food and shelter are immediate priorities, a children's aid agency is highlighting the need for psychological support for young people.

ChildFund Australia says it's set up what it calls child-centred spaces to provide emotional support.

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ChildFund Australia's Julien Anseau has told Zara Zaher the centres protect children from exploitation which can occur immediately after a disaster like Typhoon Haiyan.

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Published 14 November 2013 at 6:24pm
Source: SBS