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Philippines: NDCC update Sitrep No 72 - Complex emergency in Mindanao

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DATE: 12 NOvemeber 2008, 8:00 AM

Reference: OCD X, XII and ARMM, PNP-ARMM, DSWD-DROMIC, PNRC, DOH, AFCC, DPWH, DepEd

Current Humanitarian Situation

The total cost of assistance extended to the IDPs is Php172.801 Million. Of this amount, Php134.848 Million was provided by the Government while Php37.953 Million was provided by NBOs, INGOs, ICRC and the UN System. Relief assitstance provided were in the form of the food assistance (rice and food packs); temporary shelter (construction of bunkhouses); health services (consultation and disease surveillance in ECs and provision of medicines); psychosocial services and WASH services (provision of latrines and construction of toilet facilities in evacuation sites. Intensified information, education campaign on proper hygiene; and training of volunteers in providing psychosocial support

A. Internally Displaced Populations

- Total number of IDPs inside evacuation centers remains the same as in the previous report 13,836 families / 62,073 persons

- Total number of IDPs outside evacuation centers also remains the same as in the previous report 48,481 families / 233,433 persons