The impact of Super Typhoon Yolanda / Haiyan is so immense. As described by the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), Typhoon Yolanda is the most violent and worst typhoon that ever hit in the Philippines for the last decade or so. Yolanda is already out of the Philippine area of responsibility but it is leaving huge destructions to properties, communication facilities, and economic condition of the areas affected.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
As of Nov 9, 2013 the office of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that a total of 944,597 or 4,282,636 were affected by the impact of Super typhoon. A total of 1,363 barangays had been hit by the typhoon located in 229 municipalities and 39 cities in 36 provinces in 9 regions. Of the affected families, 73,975 or 342,137 persons were displaced and are temporarily placed in 1,223 evacuations centers.
How will this project solve this problem?
Definitely the survival of the evacuees is at stake. Relief food is the basic support to the victims including basic medicines and vitamins for children.
Potential Long Term Impact
While the evacuees are still in the evacuation centers relief food help them survive on a daily basis.
Total Funding Received to Date: $55,234
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $0
Total Funding Goal: $55,000