CaLP had closely monitored the situation and humanitarian response activities on the ground and provided technical advice as well as coordination support.
This page aims to share the information of the various actors involved in the Haiyan / Yolanda Typhoon response.
For more information, please contact: Rebecca Vo, CaLP Asia Regional Focal Point based in Bangkok at firstname.lastname@example.org
ReliefWeb: Disaster page on Typhoon Haiyan - Nov 2013
HR.Info: HumanitarianResponse.info page
In November 2014, Mercy Corps in collaboration with UN OCHA and USAID – Scaling Innovations for Mobile Money (SIMM) program, with funding from Master Card organized the workshop on E-Transfer: One Year Later Workshop Learning Document in the Philippines for select Humanitarian Actors (HAs) and Financial Service Providers (FSPs). The objective of this workshop was to understand the different types of e-transfer models implemented during Typhoon Yolanda, their costs and benefits, user experience stories, potential for future engagement and challenges faced.
For more information, please find:
To overview processes throughout the country, please visit, USAID – SIMM: FSP geographic mapping in the Philippines, January 2014
To learn more about Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN), please visit New Technologies webpage.
Inter-Cluster Coordination Operational Group on Cash:
Humanitarian Affairs Analyst
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) – The Philippines
UNOCHA Cash Focal Person and National Disaster Response Advisor
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) - The Philippines
Center for Global Development: Zap It to Me: The Short-Term Impacts of a Mobile Cash Transfer Program