The Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot from the OCHA Regional Office in Asia and the Pacific (7-13 January) focuses on the humanitarian responses to Typhoon Haiyan and the Bohol Earthquake in the Philippines and tropical cyclone Ian in Tonga.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says people who sustained serious injuries from Typhoon Yolanda need greater access to rehabilitation and other critical services. Continue reading
Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) hit the Philippines on November 8 effecting 14.16 million people. FAO has warned that an additional $11 million is needed to support typhoon-affected farmers to clear land, clean canals and ensure harvests for 2014.
Following the devastating destruction by Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) that hit the Philippines on November 8, the United Nations, the Government of the Philippines, and other humanitarian organizations are mounting a massive coordinated humanitarian response to provide families with immediate lifesaving aid. Continue reading
According to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, as of 29 July, UNDOF has 1,166 troops comprised of 501 from Fiji, 193 from India, 339 from Philippines, 130 from Nepal, and three staff officers from Ireland. As for the situation in the Golan, it remains volatile; there are clashes between the Syrian Armed Forces Continue reading