Typhoon Nock-Ten: The first step to real localization by Humanitarian Response Consortium (HRC)

Project: Financial EnablersTransforming Surge Capacity 18th August 2017

Christmas day for the island of Catanduanes was not a celebration but a day of disaster as Typhoon Nock-Ten made landfall. The Humanitarian Response Consortium (HRC), a consortium of local development organizations that come together to provide humanitarian response services, monitored the situation and on December 27th decided that it would make and assessment and initial response.

This case study explores how this response was a step towards real localisation by the HRC, in collaboration with the DEPP Financial Enablers and Transforming Surge Capacity projects.




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