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World + 21 others
CERF Quarterly Update - January - March 2014

The largest allocations were provided to address critical needs in CAR and South Sudan. The donor community has contributed $220.7 million to CERF so far for 2014, one of the largest amounts since its launch in 2006.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Consolidated Cluster Briefs, 11 April 2014

OVERVIEW

The Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster tracks and monitors displacement flows in all displacement sites in order to define caseloads, identify vulnerable groups, monitor and coordinate service provision in camps and advocate durable solutions for internally displaced people (IDPs).

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Solomon Islands + 3 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 9-15 April 2014

More than 9,000 people remain displaced in Honiara, and 50,000 more are affected, 12 days after severe flooding devastated Honiara and greater Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Sorsogon LGU leads implementation of DSWD’s Core Shelter Project

SORSOGON CITY, April 14 (PIA) – The provincial government of Sorsogon spearheaded the implementation of the Core Shelter Assistance Project of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in two municipalities of Sorsogon, a very rare account where a provincial government takes the initiative to implement a Core Shelter Assistance.

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Gov’t, GK turn over 20 permanent homes to Yolanda survivors in Tanauan Leyte

By: CONSUELO B. ALARCON

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 14 (PIA) – Twenty displaced families in the devastated town of Tanauan, Leyte have already transferred to their new permanent homes following the formal turnover of housing units Saturday at the permanent relocation site in Barangay Pago of said town.

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Philippines Health Cluster Bulletin Issue #18, 11 April 2014

TYPHOON YOLANDA

• In a handover ceremony in Tacloban city on March 20, UNICEF and WHO officially gave details of their respective donations of cold chain equipment to help in the restoration of the cold chain system in regions VI, VII and VIII.

• Responding to requests from OCHA and other humanitarian partners, WHO visited Biasong Tent community (San Isidro Municipality) to commence support of healthcare services.

• Rehabilitation of Tacloban city health office and Marasbaras Women centre is completed

ZAMBOANGA CONCLIFT

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Communications with Communities Report Number 13 - Typhoon Hayian, Earthquake in Bohol, Conflict in Zamboanga

Situation Overview: Communications with Communities

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NDRRMC Update Sitrep No. 108 Effects of Typhoon "Yolanda" (Haiyan)

(Extract)

II. EFFECTS:

A. Casualties (Tab A)

  • As of 03 April 2014, 6,293 individuals were reported dead, 28,689 injured and 1,061 are still missing.

  • A total of twenty-five (25) persons in Tacloban City were added to the list of dead individuals

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 1 – 8 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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DSWD Disaster Updates - Zamboanga siege, Bohol quake, and Typhoon Yolanda, April 2014

From the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office and Department of Social Welfare and Development

The Department of Social Welfare and Development held a press conference on disaster updates at the National Resource Operations Center in Pasay City on April 3, 2014. The conference featured DSWD’s presentation on the Zamboanga siege, Bohol quake, and Typhoon Yolanda.

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Urgent need for shelter six months after clashes displace thousands in southern Philippines – UN

Report
UN News Service

Some 64,600 IDPs in southern Philippines still live in evacuation centres, transition sites and with host communities in and around Zamboanga City.

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Can Mindanao’s new peace agreement help end displacement?

Last week the Philippine government and rebel Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed an historic peace deal that could help end over forty years of conflict in Mindanao. While the accord is a significant step forward for the region’s long suffering population, IDMC argues much more remains to be done to put an end to violence and ensure Mindanao’s IDPs finally receive the attention they deserve.

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DavNor LGU assists displaced families in Talaingod clash

DAVAO DEL NORTE – The Provincial Government of Davao del Norte has released family food packs to Ata-Manobo families who were displaced by the ongoing military operation in Barangay Palma Gil, Talaingod town.

Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer Arlene Semblante reported that some 557 families or 2,395 individuals were affected by the encounter.

The Lumads (Indigenous Peoples) come from the sitios of Bagang, Nalubas, Basakan, Saso, Laslakan, Sambulongan, and Bayabas in Barangay Palma Gil, as well as, Sitio Pongpong in Barangay Dagohoy.

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World + 21 others
Shelter Projects 2011-2012

The fourth edition of ‘Shelter Projects’, is launched at a time when shelter is more relevant than ever as an instrument of humanitarian response. The case studies in this edition reflect the on-going challenges posed by responses to complex emergencies such as Haiti and Pakistan as well as new challenges derived from unprecedented level of population displacement in Africa, Asia and in the Middle East.

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Philippines: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 31 March 2014)

In late 2013, three consecutive emergencies required international humanitarian response:
The conflict in Zamboanga, the earthquake in Bohol and the Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Visayas Islands.

BOHOL EARTHQUAKE

On 15 October 2013, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Bohol island affecting nearby provinces and causing landslides and extensive damage to infrastructure. More than 53,300 houses were severely damaged or destroyed. Currently, construction of permanent shelter activities is scaling up.

TYPHOON HAIYAN

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Philippines Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 22 | 26 February – 31 March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • An estimated 64,600 people displaced by fighting in September 2013 in Zamboanga City are in need of immediate durable solutions.

  • Food security, agriculture, livelihood and shelter support remain priorities in Typhoon Haiyan-affected hinterland communities.

  • Clusters develop transition plans as Haiyan response shifts to early recovery.

  • After Action Review conducted to take stock of Haiyan civil-military coordination and use of foreign Military Civil Defence Assets.

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United Nations Country Team statement: Signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro

The United Nations Country Team welcomes the momentous signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), the final peace agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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World + 43 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 March – 1 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Philippines: CERF allocations (as of 19 March 2014)

CERF’s US$25.3 million allocation on 11 November was the first major injection of funds to support aid operations after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines three days earlier.
More than 14 million people were affected by the strom. Over 4 million people were displaced and more than 5,600 people were killed.
The funding helped humanitarian partners kick-start life-saving relief work, including the provision of food, clean water, health care and shelter for millions of people.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Philippines: Eastern Visayas Summary of Response Activities (as of 24 Mar 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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