Philippines: Supporting people affected by conflict and COVID-19

From January to July 2021, we continued to help people affected by armed conflicts and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Infographic 12 August 2021 Philippines

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to pose major challenges to the Philippines. Despite the vaccination rollout, there were case surges due to new variant threats.

To help overwhelmed health systems, we ensured protective equipment for health workers in COVID-19 referral hospitals in Mindanao, and in isolation centers for detainees. We also quickly assisted the Philippine Red Cross' (PRC) COVID-19 response in support of government efforts to address the surge.

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