Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)3.20 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.2.90 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.3.50 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.3.00 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian access constraints.1.0No constraintsExtreme constraints
Philippines: Typhoon Rai
Typhoon Rai (locally named Odette) made nine landfalls in seven provinces on 16–17 December 2021, passing through Caraga, Eastern and Central Visayas, and MIMAROPA regions. Around 9.2 million people have been affected by the typhoon. 2.4 million people are in need of urgent relief and long-term recovery assistance. Immediate needs included food, WASH, shelter, health, NFIs, and cash assistance. ?
Torrential rains, landslides, and strong winds resulted in widespread damages of property and infrastructure. Access constraints caused by flooding, road blockages, and power and communications cuts hampered assessments, search and rescue, and response. ?
Most affected areas included Surigao del Norte and Dinagat Islands provinces in Caraga region; Southern Leyte province in Eastern Visayas region; Bohol, Cebu, and Negros Oriental provinces in Central Visayas region; and Palawan province in MIMAROPA region. The total population in the affected provinces is over eight million people. ?
No significant recent humanitarian developments. This crisis is being monitored by our analysis team.