Humanitarian Health Action

Philippines Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) 2013

24 January 2014 -- As of 16 January 2014 according to IOM and the Department of Social Welfare and Development, just over 26 000 people remain in evacuation centres as a result of Typhoon Yolanda. From 17 to 19 January 2014, in Eastern Samar, Tropical Depression Agaton forced over 1000 people to leave their temporary shelter, tents and bunk houses to improvised evacuation centres in and around Guiuan. To date nutrition cluster partners have screened in total 39,345 children in Leyte and 10,037 children in Samar. There were 84 suspected dengue cases in Ormoc City from 1 to 20 January 2014.