January 22, 2022

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Philippines: The United Nations says 2.6 million people have been affected by Hurricane Roy in the Philippines.

Madrid, 23 (Europe Press)

The United Nations has established the number of victims of Hurricane Roy in the Philippines at 2.6 million, with at least 375 deaths recorded and more than 600,000 displaced in the Philippines.

Similarly, Farhan Haq, deputy spokesman for the UN Secretary-General, said the Office of the Coordinating Agency for Humanitarian Affairs had warned of “increasing food insecurity” and “shortage of drinking water.” Most affected by the storm.

“This is due to malnutrition and malnutrition, especially among children, the elderly and breastfeeding women,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told a news conference.

In this sense, the UN describes the Philippine government as “leading” to the emergency, while humanitarian groups are preparing to “mobilize resources to help those most severely affected.”

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), for its part, has warned that about 845,000 children are in urgent need, including food, water and medicine.

“UNICEF is conducting field assessments and is ready to distribute its emergency supplies, including clean water, sanitation and education,” Hugh added.

Finally, Gustavo Gonzalez, the United Nations Citizenship and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Philippines, said he would visit parts of Asia to “see the impact of the storm.”

‘Roy’ – also known as ‘Oded’ in the Philippines – is considered the most devastating hurricane of 2021 in the Asian archipelago, and its devastation is comparable to that of Hayan in 2013. In fact, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced. Wednesday Disaster situation, decision to help speed up relief efforts.

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