Logistics Augmentation in support of the Government of the Philippines response to Tropical Storm Washi

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This Operation has been modified as per Budget Revision 1 (see below).

Tropical Storm Washi, known locally as Sendong, swept across the Philippines from the 16th to 18th. December 2011, bringing strong winds and extremely heavy rain that caused massive flooding, flash floods and landslides. According toGovernment assessments, a total of 348,749 persons have been affected from 31 municipalities and 8 cities in 13 provinces of southern Philippines.



After closing in 1996, WFP is re-establishing a presence in the Philippines with programmes designed to support the ongoing peace process in Mindanao, the southern Muslim-populated region. The agency will focus on providing assistance to areas affected by the conflict between the Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), where there are...