For now, Super Typhoon Rai has affected 1,807,532 families (5.972 million people) and 1,360,203 houses have been damaged. According to our local working partners, the immediate needs are: Food and Sanitation. For the most affected households, hunger, sanitation and hygiene are the survival challenges they are facing everyday.
We urgently respond to the needs by delivering 2-week Food Relief Package and WASH Packs to 500 most affected families in Palawan, Siargao Island and Dinagat Islands. Address the immediate household food and nutrition security and WASH needs to maintain the basic survival needs of the people in need. 1. Food package: Rice, Sardines, Corned beef, Canned Tuna, Cooking Oil, A Gallon of drinking water, Biscuits, Monggo Beans, Dried Fish. 2.WASH Pack: Soaps and face masks .
(1) Food and nutrition need of 2,500 vulnerable people are addressed for a period of three weeks. We will ensure food provision of at least 2 weeks, which will give time for the families to go back to jobs, wages. The beneficiaries include a focus on single parents, women without families, elderly, people with disability. (2) 500 most-affected families are provided with WASH kits to ensure them to have the right to stay COVID protected amid the typhoon-impacted environment.