Philippines — Displacement Snapshot UCCP Hara, Evacuation Center, Davao City (1 October 2015)

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In the UNHCR’s latest assessment in Talaingod and Kapalong, the IDPs revealed a legitimate fear not to return to their communities due to insecurity and presence of armed troops. This information has been consistently confirmed by the IDPs during the joint assessment conducted by UNHCR, IOM, UNICEF and CSSD office on 1 October 2015. DTM assessed 552 displaced persons (124 families) of which all are from the Manobo ethnolinguistic group. There are 552 displaced persons or 124 families staying in Haran Evacuation Center. There are more women than men in the site. Children (age 17 yrs. below) are the largest age group at 62% of the population (340 persons), and adults comprised 38% (212 persons). There are 552 persons who are undergoing psychosocial support, as part of their coping mechanism from trauma & distress due to displacement. The snapshot further provides demographic information as well as details on vulnerable populations, needs and concerns by sector.


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