Responding in Bohol
We have reached over 30,000 vulnerable populations affected by the 7.2 magnitude tremor that rocked Central Visayas in 2013. The quake destroyed homes, infrastructures, livelihoods and the facilities needed for safe drinking and sanitation.
With funding from UNICEF and the European Commission-Humanitarian Aid, ACF complemented government efforts in addressing unmet needs of families in affected municipalities of Clarin, Inabanga, Maribojoc, Buenavista and Tubigon, through services that have direct connection to nutrition such as providing access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and public awareness on disaster risk management (DRM) in communities, day care centers, and schools. Among the project beneficiaries include undernourished children, pregnant and lactating mothers, persons with disability, the elders and those without access to permanent source of food and income.
ACF has expanded efforts to support communities affected by storm surges caused by Typhoon Yolanda. It will launch interventions in livelihoods recovery and rehabilitation of water facilities.