Children’s Lives and Wellbeing Saved by Preparedness and Resilience-Building Actions in The Wake of Typhoon Melor/Nona

UNICEF commends the Philippine government’s preparedness actions which minimized damage to life and property as Typhoon Melor/Nona exits the country. Improved government coordination, preemptive evacuations and responsive planning have shown that a disaster-prone country can come together to protect the lives of its citizens, especially its children. On December 13, Sunday, Typhoon Melor/Nona intensified from…