In December 2021, Typhoon Rai, locally known as Odette, brought torrential rains to central-southern Philippines and caused widespread damage across 11 out of the country’s 17 regions. Though the...
OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()
- Tropical Storm Megi/Agaton struck in April 2022 across many of the same areas affected by TY Rai/Odette, causing floods and landslides. More than 2.3 million people were affected.
- Health human resources are overstretched due to competing priorities such as the provision of routine and essential care, vaccinations, and controlling the spread of COVID-19.
- Shelter assistance is the top priority reported by the affected people who still feel vulnerable in temporary shelters.
- Funding remains a key constraint as communities slowly transition to early recovery.
COVID-19 in the Philippines
Localisation of aid Local actors have played a critical role as first responders, with their long-standing presence in the community and providers of long-term support. In the aftermath of Super...
In Numbers 301,455 people have been reached by WFP so far (147,843 women, 153,612 men). 251,725 people received cash and voucher assistance. 562 truckloads transported over 625,000 family food packs...