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Philippines: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 1 | January-February 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

• Typhoon Nock-Ten-affected regions sustain heavy damage to agriculture and infrastructure as humanitarian actors find ways to further assist government recovery efforts.

• A Catanduanes community finds that preparedness and evacuation measures can achieve zero casualties.

• FAO augments government assistance to Typhoon Sarika and Haima-affected farmers.

• Flash flooding displaces thousands in Mindanao and Visayas.

• An inclusive dialogue with stakeholders ensures a safe and dignified return for Lumads in Mindanao.

• 2017 weather patterns predict a weak La Niña and normal rainfall for the Philippines.

Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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Original Publication Date: 
24 Feb 2017
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Theme(s): 
Public Information Unit
Coordination hub(s): 
Manila
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Typhoon Haima - Oct 2016
Typhoon Nock-ten - Dec 2016
Typhoon Sarika - Oct 2016