ECHO Factsheet Philippines – September 2012

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Facts & Figures

  • €33 million in response to natural disasters since 1997

  • €21 million to assist the victims of armed conflicts since 1997

  • €7.7 million for disaster preparedness since 1998

  • €7.6 million to help storm- and floodaffected people in 2011

  • €3 million in 2012 to address continued needs of people affected by Storm Washi in late 2011

  • August 2012; €700,000 following floods in Luzon island

Key messages

  • Making rapid assessment of specific needs of those affected by typhoons together with implementing, partner organisations.

  • Responding effectively and efficiently to the humanitarian needs of those affected by the seasonal storms.

  • Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) measures into all humanitarian assistance and supporting specific DRR projects to strengthen the resilience of communities regularly affected by natural disasters in the Philippines