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Groups collaborate to prevent diarrhea outbreak in Catanduanes

hrc provides a water bladder that could be used to purify up to 5,000 liters of water per batch for about 400 families
SAFER WATER. The Humanitarian Response Consortium (HRC) provides a water bladder that could be used to purify up to 5,000 liters of water per batch for about 400 families in Barangay Santo Niño and nearby communities in typhoon-hit Catanduanes. Photo by Angela Casauay/Oxfam

The Humanitarian Response Consortium (HRC) installs a water bladder and distributes Aqua tablets in typhoon-hit community to improve water safety in typhoon-hit communities

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 4, 2017) — The risk of diarrhea continues to pose a serious threat to some areas in Catanduanes in the aftermath of Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten), which struck southern Luzon on December 25, destroying water sources.  Continue reading Groups collaborate to prevent diarrhea outbreak in Catanduanes

Over 7,000 families affected by Typhoon Nina still in evacuation centers

a cop visits families that sought shelter
EVACUATION CENTER. A cop in Malilipot town in Catanduanes visits families that sought shelter at San Jose Elementary School during Typhoon Nina

Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo also calls on the public to report irregularities in the distribution of relief goods

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 3, 2017) — More than 7,000 families welcomed the new year in evacuation centers a week after Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten) hit Southern Tagalog region.  Continue reading Over 7,000 families affected by Typhoon Nina still in evacuation centers