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Integrated Emergency Response to the Most Vulnerable People Affected by Typhoon Nock-ten (Nina)

ACTED in consortium with Action Against Hunger (ACF) and Handicap International provided emergency humanitarian shelter and WASH assistance to the most vulnerable groups in the three strongly affected municipalities of Catanduanes province – Bato, San Andres and San Miguel.  More specifically, women headed households and households with pregnant/lactating women or people with disabilities were targeted for shelter and/or WASH assistance. The project provided assistance to 2,800 households, in 3 municipalities. For shelter assistance, 1400 shelter repair kits were distributed and 240 Cash-for-Work activities were completed that enable households with no capacity rebuild their homes by themselves, while it will also enable the injection of cash in the local economy to families who are financially strained due to the destruction of their income resources. For WASH assistance, 1800 hygiene kits/materials were distributed alongside the conduct of Hygiene Promotion activities. It also involved the rehabilitation ort disinfection of water sources that improved water quality and household’s water source.

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