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Philippines

14 November 2013

DNA India

Filipinos count the cost of a high murder rate and the world's longest-running insurgency. The Philippines has the geographical misfortune to be affected by 20 or so tropical cyclones a year, but what distinguishes the country as a disaster zone, apart from the resilience of its people, is the prevalence of guns and its long-running insurgencies. The attacks on aid convoys and the threat of violence hampering the humanitarian effort following Typhoon Haiyan amplify... (GunPolicy.org)

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