• Tropical Cyclone “Bopha” severely affected four regions in the Philippines with more than 200,000 people affected.
• More than 163,000 persons in 359 evacuation centres across Mindanao. President Aquino:
Rescue and care for evacuees a government priority
• The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) initial report states that a total of 1,230 houses were damaged with almost half of them totally destroyed.
• IOM leads the CCCM, NFI and Shelter Clusters at the Regional levels