Philippines 2018

Humanitarian Compendium

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Introduction and Needs

The Philippines is vulnerable to a variety of natural hazards, including floods, landslides and typhoons.  Consequently climate change has increased the frequency of intense hydro-meteorological events that call for the urgent assistance to enhance the resilience of vulnerable populations. High population density in cities has led to a steep rise in the number of informal settlements that cannot withstand natural hazards. Decades of armed conflicts in Mindanao including clashes between various armed groups and government forces as well as violent clan feuds have left large populations requiring humanitarian, stabilization and recovery support, and protracted displacements have made IDPs more vulnerable to human trafficking. The conflict caused by armed extremist groups in Marawi in May 2017 resulted in the displacement of more than 350,000 people as well as the declaration of Martial Law in the whole of Mindanao. 

As the cluster co-lead in CCCM the main focus of IOM’s response will be assistance to IDPs through camp management activities including training of local responders and improvement of displacement sites. However, depending on the context IOM may extend its reach to other sectors such as shelter, protection, health, communications with communities and livelihoods as in the past major emergency responses including the L3-declared Typhoon Haiyan and armed conflicts in Mindanao. IOM will ensure that not only IDPs but also host communities are supported, and that disaster risk reduction is incorporated in response activities for mitigation of risks of future crises.  

Continuous presence since 2008 and active development and humanitarian engagements in conflict-affected Mindanao is IOM’s advantage supported by cooperative agreements with the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government and Bangsamoro entities, CSOs and the security sector. Located in IOM’s global administrative hub, IOM Philippines possess strong procurement, HR and other administrative support functions to enable rapid and efficient implementation of activities before, during and after the onset of crisis.     

Overall Targeted Beneficiaries: 953,700 IDPs and other vulnerable populations
Contact Information: Contact   Contact the Donor Relations Division Tel: +41.22.717.9111  
Philippines Migration Crisis Operational Framework
Requested 25,500,000 | Received: 0 | Percentage funded: 0%

  Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Building

  • Amount Requested: USD 2,000,000.00 Amount Received: USD 0.00

  Camp Management and Displacement Tracking

  • Amount Requested: USD 1,500,000.00 Amount Received: USD 0.00

  Return and Reintegration Assistance

  • Amount Requested: USD 2,000,000.00 Amount Received: USD 0.00

  Activities to Support Community Stabilization and Transition

  • Amount Requested: USD 20,000,000.00 Amount Received: USD 0.00