WFP Philippines Luzon Typhoons and floods EFSA Report 2009

The typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng hit several parts of Philippines within a span of two weeks in September and October 2009. These typhoons and floods caused havoc in the urban and rural setup of northern Luzon – particularly affecting Regions I, CAR, II, III, NCR and IVA. Among other impacts,household food security was greatly affected. In November 2009 WFP partnered with the Government of Philippines, UNICEF, FAO, Save the Children World Vision, OXFAM, ADRA, CFSI and Christian Aid for an Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) that looked at the impact of the typhoons and the floods on household food security situation.