Philippines: Help for Zamboanga – interactive map

After more than three weeks of fighting, many in Zamboanga have lost family members, their homes and their livelihoods. The Philippine Red Cross and the ICRC are distributing food to nearly 9,900 displaced people and relief items to 50,600. The two organizations are also providing health care, installing latrines, and even running a day-care centre, while the ICRC is visiting people detained in connection with the conflict. Move your mouse over the red dots to see what has been done in each of these areas of Zamboango. See also latest operational update.

The boundaries and names shown, and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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  • Ebenezer Bible College

    • 62 families received essential household items
  • Cawa-Cawa shoreline

    • 1 water bladder was installed, with a capacity of 10,000 litres of clean water per day
    • 443 displaced indigenous people received sleeping mats
    • 25 displaced persons received payment for clean-up of shoreline
  • Pasonanca Elementary School

    • 90 families received essential household and hygiene items
  • Temporary hospital at Western Mindanao State University

    • 50 weapon-wounded patients and 1000 other patients received treatment, thanks to donated medical supplies
  • Joaquin F. Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex

    See what the ICRC and PRC have been doing at this location.

     

     

    Relief

    • Approximately 10,000 people have been receiving a hot meal every day. Some 146,000 people received meals between 9 and 21 September.
    • The PRC has received 1,000 food kits for distribution.
    • 5,840 families have received essential household and hygiene items.

     Shelter

    • 80 communal tents from the ICRC have been installed, accommodating 989 families. 141 evacuees received payment for putting up these tents, as part of the cash-for-work programme.
    • Four daycare centres made of tarpaulins have been erected, each with space for about 50 children. 12 evacuees received payment for building the centre, as part of the cash-for-work programme.

    Water

    • 3 water bladders have been set up, with a total capacity of 30,000 litres of clean water per day.

    Health

    • A six-tent basic health-care unit has been set up, offering triage, screening and assessment; outpatient services; observation area; maternal care and child care. Doctors and nurses from the PRC staff the unit round the clock, with doctors from the department of health joining them during the day. A total of 7,078 individuals have received basic health care since the PRC installed a health desk, which eventually expanded into the this basic health-care unit.
    • A six-person PRC team has administered Vitamin A, carried out deworming and conducted nutrition assessments, benefiting 438 people.
    • 146 people have used ambulance services.
    • Two ambulances are on standby to transfer serious cases to hospital.

    Sanitation

    • 139 evacuees have cleaned up the stadium, for which they received payment as part of the cash-for-work programme.
    • Starting on 3 October, 30 evacuees will install some 150 emergency latrines over eight days. The ICRC will pay the workers and provide materials and digging tools.
    • 122 volunteers have received training as health and hygiene promoters.

    Welfare

    • 20,518 people received psychosocial support from a 14-person welfare team.
    • 815 people made phone calls and sent text messages free of charge, as part of the restoring family links service.
  • Santa Maria Elementary School

    • 1 water bladder was installed, with a capacity of 10,000 litres of clean water per day
  • Boalan Elementary School

    • 60 families received essential household and hygiene items
  • Talon-Talon National High School

    • 735 families received essential household and hygiene items
  • Lunzuran Barangay Hall

    • 583 families received essential household items and tarpaulins
    • 385 tarpaulins were distributed
  • Zambowood Elementary School

    • 1 water bladder was installed, with a capacity of 10,000 litres of clean water per day
    • 158 families received essential household and hygiene items
  • Budgetwise

    • 39 families received essential household and hygiene items
  • Barangay Tetuan

    • 3 water bladders were installed at 3 evacuation centres (ICAS, ICES and Tetuan CES), providing a total of 30,000 litres of clean water per day. Two of these were removed at the beginning of October.
    • 159 families at the Don Toribio evacuation centre received food, kitchen utensils and hygiene items
    • 221 families at ICES Tetuan received food and essential household items
    • 633 families in Tetuan Central School received essential household items and hygiene items, while 594 families received food
  • Barangay Divisora

    • 116 families in Maria Clara Lobregat National High School received essential household and hygiene items
    • 132 families in Divisoria Elementary School received essential household and hygiene items
    • 49 families in the DPWH Compound received essential household and hygiene items, plus tarpaulins
  • Taluksangay National High School (not shown on map)

    • 1 water bladder was installed, with a capacity of 10,000 litres of clean water per day
    • 1,300 families received food, essential household items and hygiene items