November 1, Super Typhoon Goni (known locally as Rolly) with a sustained wind speed of 225km/hr made landfalls. More than 24 million people in 8 regions, 32 provinces, 44 cities and 357 municipalities are affected by the Typhoon. This relief fund will urgently deliver a 3-Week Food Relief Package (including rice, cans and sugar) to 650 most affected families, with a focus on single parents, women without families, elderly, people with disability.
The world's most powerful tropical cyclone yet in 2020 battered parts of the Philippines, more than 500,000 people were evacuated and displaced, The damage and destruction to livelihoods, assets and infrastructure is huge. According to our local working partners, the immediate need is: Food. For the most affected households, like women headed households; pregnant women, elderly and aged, and families with fully damaged houses; hunger is the severe survival challenge they are facing everyday.
We urgently respond to the needs by delivering a 3-Week Food Relief Package to 650 most affected families in Tiwi, of Albay province. Address the immediate household food and nutrition security to maintain the basic survival needs of the people in need. Food package: Rice, Canned tuna, Sardines and Sugar.
Food and nutrition need of 3,250 vulnerable people are addressed for a period of three weeks. We will ensure rice provision of at least three 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.