More help is on its way.
10 days after Typhoon Nina (international name Nock-ten) hit provinces in Bicol, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to deploy teams to help in the relief distribution in the hardest hit provinces as part of the emergency operations.
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) humanitarian caravan loaded with emergency relief supplies and other equipment intended for Typhoon Nina (international name Nock-ten) affected families and areas had been deployed yesterday, December 30, and now on its way to Catanduanes, Marinduque and Albay to distribute relief items and assist in the clearing operations.
According to PRC Operations Center report, the number of Typhoon Nina damaged houses has reached 153,316 while 125,696 families or 583,574 individuals have been affected.
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC), through its Welfare Service, provided psychosocial support to the families and relatives of the missing crew members of the MV StarliteAtlantic in Batangas Port yesterday, December 28.
Days after Typhoon Nina (International name Nock-Ten) made its first landfall and battered Catanduanes and provinces in the Bicol region, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to makeits presence felt in the affected areas through its local chapters and Red Cross 143 volunteers by extending assistance throughwelfare desk, clearing operations and provision of hot meals in evacuation centers and to stranded passengers in various seaports.
With 30 provinces and some 80,000 families affected, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has started its humanitarian operations to provide assistance for Typhoon Nina affected families and communities in Catanduanes and other nearby provinces.
Typhoon Nina (with International name Nock-ten) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) particularly the provinces of Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Quezon, and Batangas on December 23-26 bringing with it a moderate to heavy rainfall, loss of power supply and massive flooding.
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Position Purpose: To support the coordination and implementation of construction and building projects for Typhoon Haiyan recovery programs & activities.
Tasks include but are not limited to:
• Provide technical expertise with all aspects of organizing and implementing Shelter based programs and activities and Complete field visits and assessments
• Train and support community based volunteers and key contacts supporting the Shelter based programs
• Provide general administrative support