Philippines: Recovery continues on Samar, six months after Typhoon Haiyan

Six months after Typhoon Haiyan, people on the island of Samar are starting to support themselves again, with the help of the ICRC and the Philippine Red Cross. Our map shows how the two organizations helped the people of Samar between 8 November 2013 (the day of the typhoon) and the end of April 2014.

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  • Giporlos

     

    • Fishing communities received cash incentives, benefiting 2,600 people
    • More than 700 people received rice seed, fertilizer and cash incentives
    • A cash-for-work programme benefited 3,000 people
    • Repairs to the water supply system benefited 5,000 people
    • Repair work started on Giporlos rural health unit
    • Health facilities received medical supplies during the emergency phase
    • 5,000 people received drinking water
    • More than 11,000 people received food and household items
  • Mercedes

     

    • 4,500 people received cash incentives
    • A cash-for-work programme benefited 2,000 people
    • Repairs to the water supply system benefited 2,500 people
    • 1,000 people received drinking water
    • Almost 7,000 people received food
    • 5,600 people received food and household items
  • Victory Island

    • 800 people received food and household items
  • Balangkayan

    • Over 1,700 people received rice seed, fertilizer and cash incentives
    • Health facilities received medical supplies during the emergency phase
    • More than 10,300 people received food
    • More than 9,000 people received food and household items
  • Salcedo

     

    • 260 people received rice seed, fertilizer and cash incentives
    • A cash-for-work programme benefited 2,300 people
    • Repairs to the water supply system benefited 4,000 people
    • 11,000 people received drinking water
    • Over 5,000 people received food
    • Over 18,000 people received food and household items
  • Guiuan

     

    • Fishing communities received cash incentives, benefiting 2,200 people
    • A cash-for-work programme benefited more than 2,500 people
    • Repairs to the water supply system benefited 36,000 people
    • Guiuan Hospital received medical supplies during the emergency phase
    • 9,000 people received drinking water
    • Nearly 11,000 people received food
    • Over 54,000 people received food and household items 
  • Homonhon Island

    • Over 5,000 people received food and household items
  • Basey

    • Over 5,300 people received rice seed, fertilizer and cash incentives
    • Repairs to the water supply system benefited 15,000 people
    • A rural health unit underwent repairs and reconstruction of Basey District Hospital is in progress
    • Basey District Hospital and other local health facilities received medical supplies
    • A field hospital set up with support from the Norwegian Red Cross carried out more than 6,200 consultations
    • 17,000 people received clean drinking water
    • More than 54,000 people received food and household items
  • Marabut

     

    • Fishing communities received cash incentives, benefiting 700 people
    • Almost 900 people received rice seed, fertilizer and cash incentives
    • A cash-for-work programme benefited 2,000 people
    • Repairs to the water supply system benefited 9,000 people
    • Repair work started on Marabut rural health unit
    • Health facilities received medical supplies during the emergency phase
    • 9,000 people received drinking water
    • More than 15,000 people received food and household items
  • Balangiga

     

    • Fishing communities received cash incentives, benefiting 700 people
    • Nearly 1,600 people received rice seed, fertilizer and cash incentives
    • Repairs to the water supply system benefited 8,000 people
    • Repair work started on Balangiga rural health unit
    • Balangiga District Hospital and other health facilities received medical supplies during the emergency phase
    • Over 2,700 consultations took place at the basic health-care unit set up with support from the Finnish Red Cross
    • A mobile clinic gave more than 2,200 consultations
    • 10,000 people received clean drinking water
    • Almost 16,000 people received food
    • More than 11,000 people received food and household items
  • Lawa-an

     

    • Nearly 600 people received rice seed, fertilizer and cash incentives
    • Repairs to the water supply system benefited 15,000 people
    • Lawaan rural health unit underwent repairs
    • Health facilities received medical supplies during the emergency phase
    • 17,000 received drinking water
    • Nearly 10,000 people received food and household items
  • Hernani

     

    • Fishing communities received cash incentives, benefiting 1,900 people
    • A cash-for-work programme benefited more than 1,500 people
    • Health facilities received medical supplies during the emergency phase
    • More than 9,500 people received food
    • Around 7,000 people received food and household items
  • Quinapundan

    • Fishing communities received cash incentives, benefiting 1,300 people
    • Over 2,000 people received rice seed, fertilizer and cash incentives
    • A cash-for-work programme benefited 2,500 people
    • Repairs to the water supply system benefited 700 people
    • Quinapundan rural health unit underwent repairs
    • Quinapondan community hospital and other health facilities received medical supplies during the emergency phase
    • 700 people received drinking water
    • Over 13,000 people received food and household items
  • Llorente

    • More than 1,000 people received rice seed, fertilizer and cash incentives
  • McArthur

    • Over 350 people received rice seed, fertilizer and cash incentives
    • A cash-for-work programme benefited 2,300 people