Philippines: Southwest Monsoon Flooding Situation Report No. 2 (as of 20 August 2013)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 20 Aug 2013

Highlights

  • Heavy monsoon rains continued in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon island. One month's average rainfall for August was recorded in one day.

  • More than 40,800 people are in 198 evacuation centres and some 90,500 people are seeking refuge with relatives and friends.

  • Evacuation, rescue and relief operations are underway. The Philippine Humanitarian Country Team is complementing government’s relief efforts with targeted support in camp coordination and camp management, food and logistics upon government’s request.

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