The Philippines is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world. Annually, an average of 22 tropical cyclones enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility of which around 6 to 7 cause significant damage. Conflicts in Mindanao also cause intermittent cycles of forced displacement.
In 2007, OCHA established a presence in Manila to complement the Government’s response to natural disasters and to strengthen humanitarian coordination. In September 2009, Tropical Storm Ketsana devastated Metro Manila, prompting the Emergency Relief Coordinator to appoint the Resident Coordinator as also the Humanitarian Coordinator.
OCHA’s presence in the Philippines was upgraded to a country office in 2010, with a dual focus: emergency response preparedness and response to sudden onset emergencies and the protracted conflict situation in Mindanao. United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs office (OCHA) in the Philippines.
In 2020 OCHA Philippines country office was scaled down to a Humanitarian Advisory Team (HAT).
27 December 2019
| Dataset date: November 30, 2019-November 30, 2019
The data covers all registered Pantawid IP beneficiaries regardless of their program status. The Modified Conditional Cash Transfer Program (MCCT) is a sub-component of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program which is uses modified approach in implementing the CCT program for poor families including homeless, Indigenous People and Families in Need of Special Protection (FNSP).
8 January 2020
| Dataset date: June 30, 2018-June 30, 2018
This data refers to the cumulative number of health workers by profession and by type of facility ownership from 2010 to June 2018, based on the available data from National Database of Human Resources for Health Information System (NDHRHIS) of the Department of Health as of 30 June 2018. Data are reflective of hospitals, clinical laboratories that have self-registered in the NDHRHIS and covered 60% of licensed private and public hospitals and laboratories. Municipalities without data on public/government owned facilities does mean that there are no government-owned facilities rather that no such facilities was captured in the NDHRHIS.