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Philippines: Floods - Emergency appeal n° MDRPH010 Operation update n°5 (six-month consolidated update)

Period covered: 9 August 2012 to 15 February 2013 Appeal target (current): CHF 1,772,243 Appeal coverage: 77 per cent

Appeal history:

· 31 August 2012: An emergency appeal was launched, seeking CHF 1,772,243 to assist 20,000 families (100,000 persons) for seven months

· 9 August 2012: A preliminary appeal was launched for CHF 922,700 to assist 15,000 families (75,000 people) in five months

· Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 180,837 was allocated on 9 August 2012 to support the national society to initiate distributions and support assessments.

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GIEWS Country Brief: Philippines 14-January-2013

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Typhoon Bopha causes some localized crop damage in southern Philippines

  • The 2012 main season paddy and maize harvests officially estimated at record levels

  • Cereal imports in 2012/13 marketing year to decline

  • Prices of rice and maize have remained relatively stable

  • Food insecurity persists in some areas of the country

Typhoon Bopha causes some localized crop damage in southern Philippines

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Natural disasters in China showed 6 features in 2012

Source:China Meteorological News Press

Recently many departments included Ministry of Civil Affair and General Office of National Committee for Disaster Reduction organized meetings to analyze the conditions of natural disasters of China in 2012.

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Philippines: Floods - Emergency appeal n° MDRPH010 Operation update n°4

Period covered by this update: 10 October to 16 December 2012

Appeal target (current): CHF 1,772,243

Appeal coverage: With contributions received to date, the appeal is 77 per cent covered in cash and kind. Further contributions are needed to meet the needs of affected families.

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Philippines: Floods - Emergency appeal n° MDRPH010 Operation update n°3

Period covered by this update: 12 September to 9 October 2012

Appeal target (current): CHF 1,772,243

Appeal coverage: With contributions received to date, the appeal is 65 per cent covered in cash and kind, with more contributions in the pipeline. Further contributions are needed to meet the needs of affected families.

Appeal history:

  • An emergency appeal issued on 31 August 2012 seeking CHF 1,772,243 to assist 20,000 families (100,000 persons) for seven months

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Philippines Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 09 | 7 September – 8 October 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front agree on framework towards a new Bangsamoro political entity.

  • 367,000 people still displaced by monsoon floods in Luzon.

  • New United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the Philippines assumes post.

Link: Philippines Humanitarian Snapshot (September 2012)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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World + 5 others
Pre-Positioned Aid Helps Flood Survivors Worldwide

Report
AmeriCares

Grants help partners quickly respond to disasters
October 1, 2012

AmeriCares Global Pre-Positioning Initiative, launched in early 2012, has already helped crucial aid quickly reach flood survivors in Pakistan, the Philippines, Colombia, India and Indonesia – aid that is put in place before disaster strikes.

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Clearing The Way For Disaster Preparedness

The Municipality of Pila in Laguna province often experiences flooding, and one of the reasons for this was the area’s clogged tributaries. After Typhoon Ondoy severely affected the Philippines in September 2009, the local government unit (LGU) of Pila, with support from WFP, took proactive steps to help their community mitigate the impact of future natural disasters.

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Emergency Nutrition Support In A Time of Disaster

When the combined forces of Typhoon Saola and a southwest monsoon submerged nearly a third of Metro Manila and its neighbouring province in early August 2012 , WFP Philippines immediately provided High Energy Biscuits to supplement the Philippine Government's emergency relief efforts. Marilou Perez and her seven children, who live in a slum area in Manila, were among those who received this assistance.

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Assistance to Flood Affected in the Philippines – PHL121

Report
Map
ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$680,226

Balance Requested: US$613,110

Dear Colleagues,

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Pag-IBIG Antipolo open for calamity loans until Nov 8

By Gideon Gapayao
Thursday 13th of September 2012

ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, Sept 13 (PIA) -- The Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG) is accepting applications for calamity loans in affected areas in Rizal until November 8.

“Pag-IBIG has already processed calamity loans brought about by Bagyong Gener and the monsoon last August. As of September 7 the total number of calamity loan applications for active members in Rizal is 8,781,” said Pag-IBIG Antipolo Officer-In-Charge Christian Chua.

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Philippines: Floods - Emergency appeal n° MDRPH010 Operation update n°2

Period covered by this update: 17 August to 11 September 2012

Appeal target (current): CHF 1,772,243

Appeal coverage: With contributions received to date, the appeal is 64 per cent covered in cash and kind, with more contributions in the pipeline. Further contributions needed to enable the Philippine Red Cross to meet the needs of affected families.

Appeal history:

  • An emergency appeal was issued on 31 August seeking CHF 1,772,243 to assist 20,000 families (100,000 persons) for seven months

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Solidarity Partnerships Winter 2012 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • 'APHEDA research presented at major AIDS conference' - APHEDA research into the HIV vulnerabilities of Cambodian entertainment workers was presented at the 19th International AIDS Conference. The conference also heard encouraging news about the possibility of an AIDS-free future.

  • 'Advocacy and elections in Timor-Leste' - A few days after Timor-Leste's recent parliamentary election, APHEDA project partners raised the concerns of domestic workers directly with Government representatives.

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Significant needs remain a month after major flooding around Manila

By Afrhill Rances in Manila

Almost a month after monsoon floods swamped Manila and nearby provinces, thousands of people in low-lying areas around the Philippine capital have still not been able to return home. Unlike Metro Manila, where flood water has receded and people have started rebuilding their lives, the surrounding provinces of Laguna and Rizal remain inundated.

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Succor in Stormy Season

By David Tereshchuk *

The northern hemisphere's high summer is a time for much media focus on hurricanes and storms. Tropical Storm Isaac, with its destructive course through the southern United States, is just one example.

For the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), its partners, and its many generous supporters, August is also a time to pay attention, among the world's many humanitarian needs, to the recurrence of fierce weather in the Philippines.

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Monthly price and food security update, August 2012

Highlights

• Slight increase in CPI and food and non-alcoholic beverage index was reported for the month of July 2012.

• Domestic fuel prices increased over the past month.

• Retail prices of major commodities are generally stable in most of the trading centers in the country.

• Purchasing power of the households in Central Mindanao increased by 29.16 percent month-onmonth.

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DSWD-7 receives cash, other donation for Habagat victims

By Hazel F. Gloria
Sunday 2nd of September 2012

CEBU CITY, Sept. 2 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in the region (DSWD-7) received cash worth P17,330 and other kinds of donations from various organizations, government offices and individuals for the Habagat victims in Metro Manila.

One of the resorts in Cebu donated used clothing, slightly used towels, pairs of assorted slippers and sandals, assorted native hats and new female underwear worth P9,030.

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Philippines: Floods - Emergency appeal n° MDRPH010

Emergency appeal n° MDRPH010

GLIDE n° FL-2012-000130-PHL

30 August 2012

This emergency appeal seeks CHF 1,772,243 in cash, kind, or services to support the Philippine Red Cross to assist 20,000 families (some 100,000 persons) for 7 months. The operation will be completed by 31 March 2013 and a final report will be made available by 30 June 2013 (three months after the end).

Appeal history:

· A preliminary emergency appeal was launched on 9 August 2012 for CHF 922,700 to assist 15,000 families (75,000 people) in five months

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Philippines, Angeles City, Flood Affected Areas, Detail, 15 August 2012

Since 12 June 2012 heavy rains are affecting the Philippines. The situation has been aggravated by Typhoons Saola and Haiku bringing several days of heavy continuous rains to large parts of the country. The capital Manila and surrounding areas suffered extensive flooding. According to National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), more than 3 million people have been affected. This is a delineation map for the area of Olongapo City. The core users of the map of the are Humanitarian Aid Operators.

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Philippines, Olongapo, Flood Affected Areas Detail, 15 August 2012

Since 12 June 2012 heavy rains are affecting the Philippines. The situation has been aggravated by Typhoons Saola and Haiku bringing several days of heavy continuous rains to large parts of the country. The capital Manila and surrounding areas suffered extensive flooding. According to National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), more than 3 million people have been affected. This is a delineation map for the area of Olongapo City. The core users of the map of the are Humanitarian Aid Operators.