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Food Security and Agriculture Cluster coordination in response to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines

On 8 November 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan (category 5) made landfall on the Philippines devastating 36 provinces with the eye passing through Eastern Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Hoilo, Antique and Palawan. The typhoon left in its path a great magnitude of damage, destruction and human loss. 
 
As of 12 November, 11.3 million persons are reported to be affected across nine regions and at least 554,600 are displaced. The Government of the Philippines has declared a “state of calamity” and requested international humanitarian assistance of which food was classified amongst the immediate priorities.

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Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries2,586,100
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)93,734,329
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributions-
USA14,998,027
Private Donors5,686,503
United Kingdom3,838,627
Canada2,244,165
Germany1,622,641
European Commission1,367,989
Russian Federation1,000,000
Azerbaijan200,000
Kuwait100,000
Threats to food security
  • Ongoing conflict
  • Internally displaced populations
  • Poverty