Philippines: Earthquake in Bohol Province Situation Report No. 4 (as of 21 October 2013)

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 21 Oct 2013


  • Repaired bridges and roads open greater access to areas affected by magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Bohol.

  • About 70 per cent or 271,200 displaced people staying outside evacuation centres need urgent shelter and WASH support.

  • Children traumatised by earthquake require psychosocial support.

  • The Government of the Philippines welcomed international assistance offered by the Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator on behalf of the Humanitarian Country Team.

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