Current Operations
Food Security and Agriculture Cluster coordination in response to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines

On 8 November 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan (category 5) made landfall on the Philippines devastating 36 provinces with the eye passing through Eastern Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Hoilo, Antique and Palawan. The typhoon left in its path a great magnitude of damage, destruction and human loss. 
As of 12 November, 11.3 million persons are reported to be affected across nine regions and at least 554,600 are displaced. The Government of the Philippines has declared a “state of calamity” and requested international humanitarian assistance of which food was classified amongst the immediate priorities.

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WFP Offices
Country at a glance 2015
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)28,548,650
Donors - 2015 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 535,000
Private Donors2,831,568
Republic of Korea500,000
Threats to food security
  • Ongoing conflict
  • Internally displaced populations
  • Poverty