UNICEF delivers water kits to TS Sendong affected families in Mindanao
Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao, Philippines -- UNICEF distributed water and sanitation supplies to assist in the provision of clean water and sanitation facilities for children and families affected by the devastating floods in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan Cities in Mindanao. Children and families received water kits containing water cans, pails, buckets, soaps and water purification tablets.
More supplies for child nutrition, education and child protection are to arrive in flood affected areas in the coming days. The UN and humanitarian partners appealed for US $28.6 million to support the Government of the Philippines to respond to the serious humanitarian needs. The appeal will support UNICEF’s response in the areas of water and sanitation, health and nutrition, education and child protection.