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Reference : V-F-CR-F-01300-N
Date : 12/12/2014
Country/Region : PHILIPPINES
Title : Philippines : typhoon Hagupit
Duration : 00:03:58
Cameraman : various
Editor : MOUCHET, Louis
Person appearing :
SCHROEDER, Linh (deputy head of delegation for Typhoon Hagupit, ICRC)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Production company : ICRC
ICRC producer :
VELASCO, Sarah Jane; THAKKAR, Neha
Production reference : AV260N
Description : People in the Philippines are rebuilding their homes and struggling to find sources of livelihood after Typhoon Hagupit hit parts of the country on 6th December 2014. According to the authorities, about 2.9 million people have been affected in nine regions. The authorities’ preparedness helped in reducing the impact of the typhoon. The ICRC, the PRC and other Movement partners are closely coordinating relief efforts.
ICRC assessment team noted limited to moderate damages over the entire province of Samar. Houses built with light materials were destroyed and some health facilities were partially damaged. Hospitals are fully functional. But public services (electricity, water and basic health care) have been disrupted. It will take a few weeks for cleaning to be completed and electricity to be fully restored. In addition, livelihood activities have been disrupted with the agricultural sector affected in some areas (destruction of coconut trees and newly planted rice seedlings).
A joint ICRC/PRC emergency response will support communities affected by Typhoon Hagupit in coastal areas of Northern and Eastern Samar. ICRC has already donated 13 dressing kits or emergency health kits to various health facilities. In addition, 125 tons of rice and 28.5 tons of canned sardines will be handed over to the PRC for distribution in coastal areas of Northern and Eastern Samar.

SCHROEDER, Linh : deputy head of delegation for Typhoon Hagupit, ICRC
Original language : International soundtrack
English title : Philippines : typhoon Hagupit
Colour/B&W : colour
Resolution : 1920 x 1080
Aspect ratio : 16/9
Original material/format : ProRes 422
Best material/format available : ProRes 422