Yolanda response - updates

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Yolanda-hit villages are first ‘Zero Open Defecation’ areas

Sep 27, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Western Leyte has areas with some of the highest rates of open defecation in the country even before Yolanda In the immediate aftermath of the super typhoon around 65 of areas in the region did not have access to toilets

ZERO DEFECATION.  Community members in Western Leyte help build low cost septic tank and toilets. Photo by Save the Children

ILO: Norway aid helps livelihood programs in Yolanda-hit areas

Feb 05, 2014 - 6:12 PM

Norway increases its aid to a total of USD 42 million allocating USD 3 2 million to the ILO’s livelihood recovery program

NO LIVELIHOOD. Super Typhoon Yolanda not only left residents in Tacloban City, Leyte without homes but also without sources of income. Photo from EPA/ Dennis Sabangan.