Philippines

Humanitarian Situation Report - six months on

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  • 6 months after Typhoon Haiyan much has been achieved, but humanitarian and recovery needs remain high.

  • A joint assessment by the Education and Child Protection clusters found

o 100% of districts surveyed reported having received some form of assistance, but 55% of districts said that there was less access to services for children compared to before the Typhoon.

o high levels of stress and behavioural change amongst children and barriers to education.

  • Displaced children are now being given priority for places in summer catch-up programmes at schools.

  • Nutrition survey results found relatively low levels of acute malnutrition.