You are here

Concerned health groups are hoping to give more condoms and toiletries to victims of tropical storm Ondoy, in an effort to respond to reproductive health (RH) problems in overcrowded evacuation centers. Already, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), with help from the Family Planning Organization of the Philippines (FPOP), have distributed 3,400 hygiene kits for pregnant women and reproductive health kits for 10,000 typhoon victims. Suneeta Mukherjee, country representative of the UNFPA, said they are concerned about unsafe deliveries by pregnant women, teenage and unwanted pregnancies, and the possible spread of sexually-transmitted diseases.

Link to Original Article