Philippines flooding situation report 2

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27 December 2011 Highlights As of 27 December 2011, 84,820 families (369,904 persons; approximately 159,000 children) are still displaced, up by 36% from 23 December figure. However, the number of displaced families staying in evacuation centres decreased by 12.6% during the same period. WASH, Nutrition and Child Protection prepositioned emergency supplies have arrived in Cagayan […]

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UN and humanitarian partners appeal for HK$223 million for immediate needs of flash flood victims in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan cities in southern Philippines

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22 December 2011 The United Nations and humanitarian partners called for over HK$223 million (US$28.6 million) to support the Government of the Philippines to respond to the serious humanitarian needs caused by the devastating Tropical Storm Sendong (international code name “Washi”) in Northern Mindanao. The Emergency Revision of the Philippines (Mindanao) Humanitarian Action Plan 2012 […]

Philippines flooding situation report 1

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18 December 2011 Situation overview Tropical Storm Washi (local name Sendong) unleashed devastating flash floods on the southern island of Mindanao during the night of 16th December, dropping the equivalent of one month’s rainfall in just one day. The resulting flash floods, which rose very quickly during the night, killed at least 957 people, with […]