IN NUMBERS: 2 years after Typhoon Yolanda
MANILA, Philippines – On November 8, it will be two years since Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit the Philippines.
Typhoon Yolanda made headlines around the world as it claimed thousands of lives and left unimaginable destruction in several areas, including Eastern Visayas. (READ: TIMELINE: Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan))
Along with the international attention came pledges of aid from several countries. These, through proper implementation, helped the survivors get back on their feet after the disaster.
Rappler takes a look at the affected sectors, and through statistics gathered from government and non-governmental agencies, we paint a picture of the current rehabilitation situation of the survivors of the one of the strongest and most destructive typhoons to hit the Philippines.
|1,472,251||Total number of affected families|
|918,261||Total number of displaced families|
|7,110,938||Total number of affected individuals|
|4,374,649||Total number of displaced individuals|
|518,878||Total number of totally damaged houses|
|493,912||Total number of partially damaged houses|
|205, 128||Total number of families still living in high-risk zones|
||Total in-cash foreign aid pledged|
|P22.97 billion||Total non-cash foreign aid pledged|
|P17 billion||Total foreign aid received by the Philippines|
|P1.202 billion||Total in-cash foreign aid received by the government|
||Total non-cash foreign aid received by the government|
|P14 billion||Total foreign aid received by non-governmental and multilateral organizations|
||Total local and foreign aid given to the Department of Social Welfare and Development|
|P969.98 million||Total local and foreign aid spent as of September 2015 by the DSWD|
|P195.82 million||Total remaining local and foreign aid to be used by the DSWD|
|P15.15 million||Amount spent to rebuild kitchen in affected regions for feeding programs|
|30,450||Total number of underweight children under 6 years old|
|10,515||Total number of severely underweight children under 6 years old|
|24,253||Total number of beneficiaries of DSWD's Supplementary Feeding Program|
|73,000||Total number of families given permanent shelters according to Social Watch Philippines|
|2,000||Total number of families still in temporary shelters according to the United Nations Development Programme|
|1,576||Total number of families staying in transitional homes according to DSWD|
|P27.052 billion||Total amount released to the National Housing Authority|
|154||Total number of housing sites under NHA|
|13,120||Total number of partially completed housing units by NHA|
|3,424||Total number of fully completed housing units by NHA|
|P776.40 million||Total amount released by DSWD for shelter assistance|
|339,692||Total number of families with totally damaged houses helped by DSWD's Emergency Shelter Assistance Program|
|463,539||Total number of families with partially damaged houses given assistance under the DSWD program|
|66,000||Total number of homes so far built by the Philippine Red Cross' Haiyan Recovery program|
|P17 billion||Total amount of damage to infrastructure|
|P1.15 billion||Total amount released to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for infrastructure projects|
|10||Total number of operational airports|
|74||Total number of operational ports|
|13,876||Total number of infrastructure projects funded under KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP|
|2,887||Total number of completed infrastructure projects funded under KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP|
|5.9 million||Estimated number of workers who lost their livelihood|
|P71.85 million||Total amount released by the DSWD for survivors' livelihood|
|P22.06 million||Total amount released to implement DSWD's cash-for-work (CFW) program|
|P1.6 billion||Total amount of spent on livelihood projects under KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP|
|239,548||Total number of livelihood projects under KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP|
|15,188||Total number of survivors given work under CFW|
|59.6%||Labor force participation rate as of June 2015|
|5%||Unemployment rate as of June 2015|
|27.6%||Underemployment rate as of June 2015|
|P1.045||Total amount of agricultural funding released to the Department of Agriculture|
|143,7007||Total number of affected farmers given assistance through DA programs|
|59,000||Total number of households who have received cash for livelihood from the Philippine Red Cross|
|1,000||Total number of young people who have completed skills training courses from PRC|
||Domestic tourist arrivals as of July 2015|
|11,014||Foreign tourist arrivals as of July 2015|
Sources: Department of Social Welfare and Development, Philippine Statistics Authority, National Housing Authority, Department of Public Works and Highways, Department of Agriculture, Official Gazette, National Nutrition Council, United Nations Development Programme, Philippine Red Cross, and Social Watch Philippines.
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