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WHO emergency response in the Philippines

The Operations Centre in the Philippines for coordinating the humanitarian response
WHO/F. Guerrero

Within the first 7 days after the disaster WHO deployed 78 doctors, epidemiologists, logisticians and other specialized personnel from across the organization to the Philippines. The Head of the WHO Country Office in the Philippines, Dr Julie Hall, and her team are coordinating the humanitarian response and the Government has already established 3 humanitarian hubs in the hardest-hit provinces.

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