CARE`s response is focused in the Leyte and Cebu regions of the the Philippines, working closely with their partner, ACCORD. Together, CARE and ACCORD aim to reach 200,000 affected by Typhoon Haiyan responding to the most urgent needs for food, shleter and hygiene kits. Prior to the Typhoon's arrival, CARE and ACCORD had evacuated people in the region.
With funding provided by the Humanitarian Coalition CARE will provide emergency shelter kits to families who chose to remain in their damaged homes, as this represents most people affected by the disaster.
- CARE's response will target 1200 households in the Leyte region prioritizing the most vulnerable, meaning up to 6,000 individuals, including 3,600 children, female-headed households, the disabled, the elderly and those households who display a higher level of damage;
- The emergency shelter kit provided by CARE include items such as sheeting to repair roofs, nails, sealer, as well as wood framing and basic tools;
- In addition, CARE will also provide cash transfers to those vulnerable populations to hire ouside assitance for household repairs.
For more information on CARE's emergency response to the typhoon, follow this link or watch this video highlighting CARE's humanitarian response to the urgent needs of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
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