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The Philippines

The Philippines is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world. Annually, an average of 22 tropical cyclones enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility of which around 6 to 7 cause significant damage.

Highlights Last Updated: 11 Aug 2021

  • Total of 13,391 residents are currently displaced in Batangas due to Taal Volcano Eruption alert level 3
  • Typhoon Vamco and Super Typhoon Goni Online Monitoring Dashboard: https://roap.data.unocha.org/country/philippines/hnp/2020/
  • UN, humanitarian partners released updated Super Typhoon Goni and Typhoon Vamco (Ulysses) Humanitarian Needs and Priorities to aid 278K severely affected vulnerable population
  • Typhoon Vamco (Ulysses) lashed Luzon on 11-12 November, whipping destructive winds and dumping torrential rainfall triggering extensive flooding
  • Super Typhoon Goni (local name Rolly) left a trail of extensive damage after sweeping across southern Luzon on 1 November 2020
Super Typhoon Goni (Rolly) and Typhoon Vamco (Ulysses) Humanitarian Needs and Priorities

Key figures

Funding for OCHA The Philippines

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for 2020.

Total Requirement

$1,414,608

Earmarked Contributions

$0

Opening Balance

$14,448

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$14,448

Earmarked Donors

Donors USD

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United Kingdom (FCDO
  • United States
  • ex DFID)

Unearmarked contributions (or commitments) are those for which the donor does not require the funds to be used for a specific project, sector, crisis or country, leaving OCHA to decide how to allocate the funds.

** May include unearmarked and earmarked funding with implementation dates beyond the calendar year

*** Excludes miscellaneous income (e.g. adjustments, gain/losses on exchange rate etc.)

Funding information from the OCHA Contributions Tracking System

News and media

Multimedia

Philippines: Response to Typhoon Gony (Rolly)