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Philippines: NDCC update Sitrep No 74 - Complex emergency in Mindanao

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DATE: 16 November 2008, 08:00 NN

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

Current Humanitarian Situation

- The total cost of emergency relief assistance extended to the IDPs is Php176.734 Million. Of this amount, Php138.334 Million was provided by the Government while Php38.4 Million was provided by NGOs, INGOs, ICRC and the UN System. Relief assistance provided were in the form of 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

- The amount of P138.334 Million provided by the Government came from the national and local governments

- OCD-NDCC provided financial assistance worth P575,000.000 from the NDCC donated funds to the IDPs' casualty victim in Region X (P485,000.00) and Region XII (P90,000.00)