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Protection Assessment STY Haiyan (Yolanda) 12 November, Issue No. 4

  • Total recorded affected population has now reached 6.9 million of which 583,000 persons remain displaced in 1,135 evacuation centers. 
  • Food, potable water and even fuel are becoming scarce in supply. Panic buying reported in some cities. Reports state that some affected residents have not eaten for days now. Other priority needs include medicines, clothing, blankets, hygiene kits and plastic sheetings.
  • Around 20 countries have expressed intent to provide humanitarian assistance. National government has assured the public of the proper accounting of all foreign donations. 
  • The Philippine government has accepted an offer from the United Nations to issue a flash appeal. 
  • The national government assured the public that relief goods are available but there is no mechanism to distribute these goods to affected areas. Sharing of information on areas that have not yet been assisted is encouraged.
  • Movement of internally displaced person is difficult to trace as there are those who move somewhere else to search for food or shelter. Government to provide transportation support to affected residents who wanted to go outside the affected areas.
  • Pre-emptive evacuation took place again in affected areas as preparation for the Typhoon Zoraida. 20 areas in Mindanao while 9 areas in Visayas were put under public warning storm signal 1. 
Operation(s)/Espace(s) web: 
Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés
Date de publication initiale: 
12 nov 2013
Type de document: 
Rapport d'Evaluation
Coordination Inter-Clusters
Gestion de l'Information
Déplacés Internes (IDPs)
Bureaux de coordination: 
Cotabato Sub-Office
Typhoon Haiyan - Nov 2013