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Title: Philippines: the challenges of the transition from emergency to development after Typhoon Haiyan
Authors: Ockelford, Jeremy
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: OCKELFORD, J., 2015. Philippines: the challenges of the transition from emergency to development after Typhoon Haiyan. IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). Water, sanitation and hygiene services beyond 2015 - Improving access and sustainability: Proceedings of the 38th WEDC International Conference, Loughborough, UK, 27-31 July 2015, 6pp.
Abstract: Typhoon Haiyan, the biggest storm ever recorded to hit land, caused major devastation across a wide area of the Philippine, affecting more than 14 million people. Oxfam mounted an emergency response programme, which included early multi-sector assessments for planning the transition to a development phase, primarily in WASH and livelihoods. A number of external and internal challenges have arisen during the transition, with lessons for future such responses: early assessment and fund-raising for recovery and development; understanding the national context; controlling funding and activities in early recovery; and avoiding unsustainable quick-fixes in the recovery phase.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/31236
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