The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), relevant local government units and other DSWD partners have already provided more than 210 million pesos worth of food and non-food items as resource augmentation in the areas affected by super typhoon Karding (international name: Noru) in September.
Based on the report of DSWD’s Disaster Response Operations Information and Monitoring Center, as of October 23, aid worth 210 million pesos had already been distributed to affected areas in the regions. 1, 2, 3, 4-A, 5, National Capital Region. , and Cordillera Administrative Region.
Karding affected 395,265 families or 1,503,021 individuals.
There are still 46 families, or 187 people, currently staying in seven evacuation centers, while 24 families, or 103 people, are staying with relatives or friends.
The DSWD has over 1.87 billion pesos in relief resources, comprising 845 million pesos of reserve funds or rapid response funds and 1.025 billion pesos of stocks readily available for distribution.
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