Humanitarian Health Action

Philippines appeal documents


  • 11 November 2013

    WHO responding to health needs caused by Typhoon Haiyan (“Yolanda”)

    WHO has activated an organization-wide mobilization to work closely with the Department of Health, Philippines to organize relief efforts for the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Yolanda. The Philippines Government estimates that some 4.5 million people have been affected. WHO is mobilizing supplies to assist the government in providing a coordinated, effective and rapid response.


  • 30 November 2010

    Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP) for 2011

    The Humanitarian Action Plan for Conflict-Affected Provinces of Mindanao (HAP) covers humanitarian activities in six provinces of the southern Philippine island of Mindanao: Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato and South Cotabato.


  • 3 October 2009

    Flash Appeal 2009

    Tropical Storm Ketsana ( "Ondoy”) swept across Metro Manila and parts of Central Luzon on 26 September 2009, bringing a month's worth of rain in 12 hours. The people living in low lying areas were caught unaware and had to stay on the roofs of their houses. As of 1 October according to the Philippine National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC), 277 people were killed, and over 2.5 million people have been affected (686 699 people are in 726 evacuation centres, 350 075 people receiving Government assistance outside them. About 80% of Manila, home to 12 million people, was left underwater.

  • 4 September 2009

    Funding request - Health sector response to the complex emergency in Mindanao

    WHO is requesting US$ 914 176 to ensure the continued provision of essential health services to internally displaced populations inside and outside evacuation camps and temporary settlements as well as to residents of the host communities in the conflict-affected regions of Mindanao.

  • 31 January 2009

    WHO appeal on Philippines

    Skirmishes since mid-August 2008 between the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and forces of the government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) in the Philippine island of Mindanao have resulted in the death of 163 people, 123 injured (as of 15 January 2009) and the displacement of hundreds of thousands of civilians in Regions X, XII, and the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). During the height of the conflict in 2008 as many as 500 000 were reported to have been displaced from their communities.


  • 15 December 2006

    Philippines Typhoon Appeal 2006

    Thirteen sectors have been identified as important to the wide-ranging relief and early recovery efforts outlined here. Emergency response and early recovery projects and plans are blended into almost all of the sectors requiring assistance. Health, Education, Early Recovery and Shelter are the priorities.