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29 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Additional resources are needed to support 22,400 people suffering prolonged displacement in Zamboanga.

  • Armed clashes on 14 November in Pikit, North Cotabato, displace more than 4,700 people.

  • Over 43,300 evacuees return home while the Alert Level 3 is retained for the Mayon Volcano.

  • Military operations against the Abu Sayyaf Group in Basilan and Sulu displace at least 1,700 people.

29 Nov 2014 description

DATE: 28 November 2014, 6:00 AM

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

"QUEENIE" has crossed Northern Palawan and is now moving towards the West Philippine Sea.

29 Nov 2014 description

DATE: 28 November 2014, 7:00 PM

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

"QUEENIE" has maintained its strength as it moves away from the country.

29 Nov 2014 description

DATE: 29 November 2014, 6:00 PM

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

On 26 November 2014, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named "QUEENIE". It made landfall in Surigao del Sur on 26 November 2014 between 5:00 to 6:00 PM and exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 28 November 2014 at 6:00 PM.

28 Nov 2014 description
report World Bank

DAVAO CITY, November 28, 2014—The World Bank Group (WBG) is scaling up assistance for rural development and job creation in Mindanao under its new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) in support of the peace process in the southern part of the country.

28 Nov 2014 description

KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Nov. 28 (PIA)-- Around 14 families in Carmen town whose houses were either partly destroyed or totally damaged by tornadoes that hit on October 24 and 25 were given light construction materials to help them rebuild their houses.

Among the materials given to two families in Barangay Manili and twelve in Nasapian were eight pieces of G.I. sheets, eight pieces kalakat, and one kilo umbrella nails.

27 Nov 2014 description

DATE: 27 November 2014, 6:00 PM

"QUEENIE" has maintained its strength and it continues to move over the Sulu sea towards Palawan.

27 Nov 2014 description

DATE: 27 November 2014, 6:00 AM

"QUEENIE" has maintained its strength and is now traversing the Bohol sea.

27 Nov 2014 description

11/27/2014 - 10:53 GMT

Two people were killed and seven others missing in the Philippines after a tropical depression spawned huge waves and flash floods, forcing hundreds to flee their homes, authorities said Thursday.

Pre-emptive evacuation of people in areas prone to floods and landslides helped keep the casualties low, but others along the coast were hit hard by the storm, locally code-named "Queenie".

27 Nov 2014 description

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Nov. 27 (PIA) – OXFAM, an international non-government organization who has been helping Haiyan-affected areas since last year is set to launch the Scaling up Resilience in Governance in Region 8 (SURGE) Friday at Hotel Alejandro, this city.

The activity which is a consortium of Christian Aid, Handicap International and Plan International aims to increase the resilience of more communities in the region.

27 Nov 2014 description

By Freddie G. Lazaro

LAOAG CITY, November 27 (PIA) - Ilocanos were asked to join a national crusade to preserve the environment amidst the emerging effectd of climate change.

Undersecretary Jose Mari Oquiñena, the Director General of Philippine Information Agency (PIA), made his appeal for a unified effort of all the Ilocanos against climate change during his short visit in the province recently.

26 Nov 2014 description
report ACT Alliance

To help vulnerable families after typhoon Haiyan, ACT member Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe built 58 permanent shelters in Jaro, Leyte, one of the worst affected areas.

The new houses have been designed to resist strong winds and earthquakes. The foundation and four pillars are concrete and the walls are made of flexible and resilient bamboo sheets. The lumber for the houses has been exported from Germany. It is longer-lasting than the local coco lumber.

26 Nov 2014 description
report Geneva Call

From 17th to 20th November, Geneva Call held in Geneva its Third Meeting of Signatories to the Deeds of Commitment and gathered 70 high-level representatives – political leaders, commanders and officers and legal advisers – of 35 armed non-State actors (ANSAs) coming from 14 different countries including Syria, Burma/Myanmar, Sudan, Philippines and Somalia. Most are signatories to at least one of Geneva Call’s Deeds of Commitment, but some non-signatory ANSAs also attended.

26 Nov 2014 description

11/26/2014 - 06:17 GMT

The Philippines will simplify its weather warnings to make them easier to understand in order to prevent the annual loss of hundreds of lives from natural calamities, officials said Wednesday.

The state weather service of one of the world's most disaster-prone nations is working with linguists to ensure that the threat posed by typhoons, floods and other events would be fully understood by people, they said.

26 Nov 2014 description

Some 2,779 family-survivors of Typhoon Pablo from this town and in Cateel, Boston, and Tarragona received their new houses from Secretary of Social Welfare and Development Corazon Juliano-Soliman and Governor Corazon N. Malanyaon during a simple turn over ceremony in Banganga, Davao Oriental, over the weekend.

The shelter units were built through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Modified Shelter Assistance Program (MSAP) in partnership with the provincial local government.

26 Nov 2014 description

On November 8th 2013, Typhoon Haiyan the strongest storm ever to make landfall, swept through the Philippines. Due to the unprecedented trail of devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan many family homes were heavily damaged and destroyed in Leyte and Eastern Samar Provinces.

ACTED and ShelterBox are supporting 300 families to rebuild their homes in Northern Leyte, providing housing material, training local carpenters and mobilizing community to build houses using ‘build back safer’ techniques.

26 Nov 2014 description

Aid organizations are increasingly recognizing and prioritizing communication as a form of assistance – one as important as water, food and shelter. Without access to information, disaster survivors cannot access the help they need or make informed decisions about their recovery. These are just some of the main findings of a new report published today about the response of the UN and its partners to November 2013’s devastating Typhoon Haiyan.

25 Nov 2014 description

Pakistan: Drought conditions in Sindh have affected nearly 1.7 million people; nearly 500 have died in Tharparkar, including 296 children. In FATA, the number of people displaced by the military’s operation Khyber One in the Tirah Valley has grown to 440,000 people, adding to 993,000 displaced by operations in North Waziristan.

Liberia: Two million children are thought to be affected by the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. High levels of unemployment are affecting income: 70% of households in a recent survey said they do not have enough money to afford food.