Tropical Storm Washi: Situation Report No. 8, 3 January 2012

Situation Report
Originally published


This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Philippines. It covers the period from 31 December 2011 to 3 January 2012. The next report will be issued on 6 January 2012.


• Securing additional land for the relocation of the displaced remains a top priority in Cagayan de Oro • Increase in reported suspected cases of Leptospirosis in evacuation centres emphasizes the need to decongest the most crowded of sites

• More comprehensive profiling of the affected underpinned by strengthened data collection and information management is a key factor for prioritisation of assistance

• Classes resume with the primary focus on accounting for students; alternative modes of learning and transitional spaces are used to conduct classes, as some families remain in school grounds

• Urgent need exists to conduct social preparation activities to better inform the displaced of the schedule and mechanics of the planned relocations

• Humanitarian Coordinator completes a two-day mission to the affected area

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