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OCHA Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in…

OCHA Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in the Philippines (Super Typhoon Rai)
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The briefing will be an opportunity to update Member States and partners on humanitarian needs in the Philippines following Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) which made landfall on 16 December 2021, leading to the launch of the Humanitarian Needs and Priorities Plan on 24 December 2021.
The briefing will be chaired by Mr. Ramesh Rajasingham, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, a.i., OCHA. Speakers will include His Excellency Mr. Teodoro Locsin Jr., Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines; Ms. Sarah Charles, Assistant to the Administrator of USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance; Mr. Gustavo González, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Philippines; Ms. Regina "Nanette" S. Antequisa, Executive Director, ECOWEB; and Ms. Veronica Gabaldon, Executive Director, the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation.