Philippines – Typhoon Rai Response Report 3 (28 March 2022)

Contact
IOM Philippines, IOMPhilippines@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Philippines
Period Covered
Mar 02 2022
Mar 11 2022
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking

Summary

Typhoon Rai (local name: Odette) ravaged through the Philippines in late December 2021, a"ecting millions of people in island communities across Visayas and Mindanao. Classi!ed as a Category 5 Typhoon, Rai brought violent winds with gusts reaching 230 kph at its peak, destroying multiple provinces in its wake. Damage to shelter and livelihood has been extensive, with six regions under a state of calamity. With an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, people are faced with a crisis within a crisis, deepening the impact of the typhoon as it piles on the critical needs of communities it devastated in its path.