Philippine fishermen need support after Typhoon Haiyan

CAPIZ, 2 January 2014 (IRIN) – Authorities in the Philippines want to accelerate¬†rehabilitation efforts for fishermen hit by Typhoon Haiyan to get the industry up and running as soon as possible. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) says 146,748 fishermen and 21 of the country‚Äôs 72 fishing provinces were affected by the storm. […]