Philippine Red Cross report: Two years after the Yolanda tragedy

  • Page Views 1584
  • During Emergencyperiod ( November 8, 2013 to March 30, 2014),yolanda the PRC provided food ration to 1,951,995 individuals (390,399 families) and supported 1,294.860 individuals (258,972 families) provided with non- food items such as plastic mats, blankets, mosquito nets, water containers, tarpaulins and kitchen sets.

    During the early recovery, the PRC supported 90,779 families (453,895 individuals) with cash assistance. A total of PhP 281,529,900.oo or US$6,256,208was distributed from December 2013 to March 2014. The Unconditional cash for relief given per family is ranging from PhP 2,000 and PhP5,000.

    In the RECOVERY PHASE the PRC assisted the affected families in the areas of Shelter, Livelihood, Health, Water Sanitation & Hygiene and Education in:
    • 9 provinces
    • 3 Cities and 73 Municipalities
    • 762 barangays
    • 1,224,413 Individuals

    SHELTER – 66,011 home built for Typhoon Yolanda victims amounting to PhP 2.2 billion
    LIVELIHOOD:
    • 59218 families benefited out of conditional cash grants
    • 1,109 individuals are enrolled in skills training (ages 18-36); 135 individulas completed training and are already employed
    • 6,001 individuals supported with livelihood technical training.

    HEALTH:
    • 38 health facilities have been repaired and reconstructed.
    • 77 health facilities (60 rural health units, 17 district hospitals) were provided with medical equipment.
    • 121 communities participated in community- based health programming and mobilized 1,145 Red Cross 143 volunteers in implementing the program.
    • 42,222 individuals assisted with medical consultations, health promotion and health care referral and supplemental feeding.

    WATER SANITATION & HYGIENE:
    • 32 schools were provided with wated and sanitation facilities
    • 55,503 families (277,515    individuals) participated in hygiene promotion activites and provided with water and sanitation facilities.

    EDUCATION:
    • 410 classrooms were rehabilitated and reconstructed
    •  5,083 school kits were distributed

    The success of the Yolanda Operations has been possible with the support of the partners in Red cross and Red Crescent (RCRC) movement and private partners. These restored people’s lives and dignity. (This is the report given by Gwendolyn Pang, RN, D Hum Secretary General, Philippine Red Cross)

    yolanda1

    yolanda3

    yolanda2

    Share

    Leave a Reply

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 14 November 2018
      50 mins ago No comment

      Marlo comes back with new single

      Many people didn’t know that Marlo Mortel has a good singing voice until his first major solo concert titled “ImMortelized” at the Music Museum on October 26. He has a unique singing voice entirely his own and does not sound anybody else – local or foreign. He said it ...

    • 13 November 2018
      2 hours ago No comment

      Piolo focuses on self-love

      Gone are the days when Piolo pressures himself to be with someone because now, he is just busy with no one but himself. He no longer entertains queries about the last woman he was linked with, which was Shaina Magdayao. “A lot has been said already. Puro he said ...

    • 13 November 2018
      13 hours ago No comment

      Abby meets the showbiz press

      Sometimes it’s quite challenging to break the ice when you are talking to a politician, but with Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay, her being so candid makes her so relatable you don’t have to struggle to start a conversation with her. And if you had a no-holds-barred discussion with ...

    • 13 November 2018
      15 hours ago No comment

      Pinoy Rap is alive and well in the Philippines

      The phenomenon of FlipTop has recently grown by leaps and bounds in the Philippines. It is very popular in almost every part of the country where there is access to the Internet and importantly where there is a culture of collectivism, like in the air-conditioned confines of a computer ...

    • 13 November 2018
      17 hours ago No comment

      Regine Velasquez has a message for people bashing her online

      New Kapamilya star Regine Velasquez has been appealing to the public to quit the criticisms on her family following her transfer from GMA network. It has been weeks since she had officially moved to ABS-CBN, but people still continued to place negative comments on her social media posts. Her ...

    %d bloggers like this: