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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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Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)97,446,813
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributions-
USA15,498,027
Private Donors6,480,913
United Kingdom4,124,503
Canada2,244,165
Germany1,622,641
European Commission1,367,989
Russian Federation1,000,000
Australia463,822
Norway233,652
Azerbaijan200,000
Denmark185,752
Sweden145,519
Kuwait100,000
Ireland36,053
Saudi Arabia14,333
Threats to food security
  • Ongoing conflict
  • Internally displaced populations
  • Poverty