Philippines

Super Typhoon Odette (Rai) Emergency Response Snapshot, February 21, 2022

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Situation At A Glance

EDUCATION

711,000 children need education in emergency support

29,671 schools affected (equivalent to 89% of total 33,471 schools)

6,363 classrooms totally damaged and 12,452 classrooms partially damaged

US$416M (Php 20.8B) needed for school reconstruction and rehabilitation; US$14.32M (Php 716M) needed to replace damaged learning materials

WASH

141 water structures and over 410 sanitation facilities have been destroyed

2.4M people need emergency water and sanitation support

NUTRITION

High prevalence of global acute malnutrition in the affected regions: 7% in Region 7, 8.4% in Region 8, and 8.1% in CARAGA

At least 133,800 children are at risk of acute malnutrition in the affected population

HEALTH

486 health facilities damaged: 304 in Region 7,100 in Region 8,10 and 82 in CARAGA

As of February 10, the count of active cases of COVID-19 are 6,734 in Region 7, 1,764 in Region 8, and 2,085 in CARAGA. As of February 5, the most common medical concern in these regions is upper respiratory tract infection – 1,239 in Region 7, 385 in Region 8, and 2,437 in CARAGA

SOCIAL POLICY

2M most vulnerable household beneficiaries, including an estimated 3.6M children of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) were affected by Typhoon Rai, pushing them deeper into poverty

CHILD PROTECTION

912,000 children need child protection services

Urgent MHPSS (Mental health and psychosocial support) needs for children and caregivers

High risk for all forms of abuse and exploitation including SEA (Sexual Exploitation and Abuse)

Overstretched support system for children (social workers, teachers, family members)