Philippines: Typhoon Bopha Situation Report No. 9 (as of 21 December 2012)

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 21 Dec 2012

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Philippines. It covers the period from 18 to 21 December 2012. The next report will be issued on or around 24 December.


  • A low pressure system threatens more rain across areas most affected by Typhoon Bopha.
  • Emergency shelter is the highest priority humanitarian need, according to government.
  • There are 822,500 people staying outside evacuation centres and additional 11,700 people staying in 43 evacuation centres.
  • The Humanitarian Country Team is establishing a coordination hub in Cateel municipality to better support existing government mechanisms.
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