The government has distributed food packs to affected families.
(OCHA, ) CHF 169,011 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 16 October 2016 to support Philippines Red Cross in delivering immediate humanitarian assistance to the populations affected by Typhoon Sarika in provinces of Aurora, Catanduanes and Nueva Vizcaya of which CHF 151,678 was utilized.
(Gov't of Philippines, ) On 14 September, Typhoon Meranti (locally named Ferdie) exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility.
As of 17 September, some 2,700 families (10,300 people) have been affected in the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan, and llocos Norte.
Heavy rains and flooding caused by the southwest monsoon combined with a low-pressure weather front, forced over 260,000 people to flee their homes in the Philippines last weekend August 13-14.
The intense monsoon rains affected six regions of the country, mostly in Luzon, triggering flooding as well as landslides in some parts of Rizal province and Northern Luzon...
(OCHA, ) On 19 October, Category 4 Typhoon Haima (locally named Lawin) made landfall in Cagayan province.
(FAO, ) Heavy rain caused floods and landslides in several parts of the country in late November.
Days after the torrential rains, close to 18,000 people remain housed in 77 designated evacuation centres across the country.
On August 17, Dagupan, a city 200 km north of Manila declared a state of calamity, following a city-wide flooding.
As of 24 October, authorities have confirmed eight fatalities and approximately 159,000 people remain displaced (38,000 people are staying inside evacuation centres and 121,000 people outside of evacuation centres).
The Government is leading the humanitarian response and has declined an offer of international assistance.