Philippines Humanitarian Emergency

A new mother lies next to her baby.
Mother and child in the Philippines

The Philippines is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Every year it experiences an average of 22 tropical cyclones, of which around a third cause signifcant damage. The country also suffers from episodes of El Nino and La Nina. While the Government of the Philippines does not regulary request assistance in these emergencies, UNFPA and partners continue to offer their support in providing sexual and reproductive health services and in preventing and responding to gender-based violence.

Country Population: 100.7 mil
Level of Crisis:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - 01 January 2017
UNFPA Philippines/Czar Dancel

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2016

  • Services delivered
    Total people reached with sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence services in humanitarian settings
  • Capacity building
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    Health personnel trained on Reproductive Health Kits

Emergencies updates and resources

Dashboards available for Philippines
  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • - Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • - Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.
  • L1: Humanitarian crises in which the national and international resources available in the affected country are sufficient for the required response.
  • L2: Humanitarian crises requiring significant support from neighbouring countries, regional organizations and possibly humanitarian agency headquarters.
  • L3: Major, sudden-onset humanitarian crises requiring mobilization across the humanitarian system.
  • Crisis levels are determined by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, a forum of UN and non-UN humanitarian partners.