Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan Situation Report No. 27 (as of 27 December 2013)
With schools resuming on 6 January, the remaining IDPs currently in schools used as evacuation centres will be relocated to other housing, including bunkhouses. Humanitarian partners are in discussions with the Departments of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on how to coordinate activities.
The current rains pose a significant WASH and health concern.
Humanitarian partners in Region VIII have finalized a cholera contingency plan and prepositioned sufficient numbers of cholera kits.
A military contingent from the Republic of Korea’s is scheduled to arrive on 28 December and to assist humanitarian operations through their logistical and engineering capacities
To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.