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12 Sep 2019 description
report Save the Children

Save the Children Philippines calls for urgent clean up actions in schools and households as deaths due to dengue reached more than 1,021 with 400 of them are children aged 5-9.

The epidemiology bureau of the Department of Health confirmed that cases of dengue have reached 249,332 between January 1 to August 24, 2019, mostly affecting children 5 to 14 years old. The breakdown of the most affected children are as follows:

  • 0-4 years old: 38,768

  • 5-9 years old: 56,550

  • 10-14 years old: 49,040

29 Jul 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three successive earthquakes occurred in the remote northern Batanes islands of the Philippines on 27 July, displacing nearly 3,000 people.

  • Dengue cases continue to surge in the Philippines as the Government declares national alert An education grant from the EU aims to reach 13,000 children and youth affected by armed conflict in Mindanao.

  • Members of the Mindanao Humanitarian Team in Iligan conducted a needs assessment of Marawi continuing humanitarian needs.