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Emergency Grant Aid for the Philippines in Response to Typhoon Disaster

January 14, 2022

On January 14, the Government of Japan decided to provide Emergency Grant Aid of USD 13 million for the Philippines in response to the damages caused by Typhoon Odette.

  1. This Emergency Grand Aid will allow implementing humanitarian assistance activities for the survivors of the Typhoon Odette disaster in the central and southern parts of the Philippines through multiple international organizations in areas such as food, shelter, non-food items, health, and water & sanitation.
  2. Japan, in light of the amicable relations with the Philippines, intend to closely coordinate with the Philippines for the earliest recovery of the affected areas.
(Reference)Implementing agencies, areas of assistance, disbursement amount
- World Food Programme (WFP): Food, Nutrition, Logistics [USD 5 million]
- International Organization for Migration (IOM): Shelter, Health, Camp Coordination & Camp Management [USD 4.2 million]

- International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC): Shelter/Non-Food Items, Food, Water/Sanitation/Hygiene (WASH), Health [USD 1.83 million]
- United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF): WASH [USD 1.6 million]
- United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA): Inter-agency Coordination [USD 0.2 million]
- Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR): Non-Food Items, Protection [USD 0.17 million]

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