Executive summary of the IASC Inter-Agency humanitarian evaluation of the Haiyan response

Background document for the IASC 88th Working Group meeting, 10-11 March, Rome.

Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) made landfall in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines on 8 November 2013. Over 6,000 people were killed and some 4 million were left homeless, in an area that already suffered high levels of poverty. On 12 November 2013, the Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) formally activated an Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) system-wide level 3 (L3) emergency response to the typhoon. 

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Publication date: 
March, 2015
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