Four Months After Typhoon Haiyan

March 14, 2014

By

Michael Sandler

The pain of loss still cuts deep, but there is also a growing sense that recovery is possible.

A new UNICEF report, Four Months After [pdf], describes both the progress made and the challenges that lie ahead for Filipino children. Some highlights:

  • 14.1 million people, including 5.9 million children were affected
  • four months on, 4.1 million people are still displaced
  • nearly 3,200 schools and day care centers were destroyed

Key figures about UNICEF's role in the humanitarian response:

Watch the UNICEF video "Four Months After Typhoon Haiyan:"

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