- OCHA Typhoon Haima Situation Report No. 3 (as of 22 October 2016)
- OCHA Philippines Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 9, 1 to 30 September 2016
- WFP Philippines Country Brief, September 2016
Appeals & Funding
- National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC)
- PAGASA (Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical & Astronomical Services Administration)
- Philippine National Disaster Response Pillar
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- Food Security Cluster: the Philippines
- Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process
On 19 October, Category 4 Typhoon Haima (locally named Lawin) made landfall in Cagayan province. After landfall, the storm left a broad path of debris, causing flooding and landslides, and damaging about 46,000 houses. As of 24 October, authorities have confirmed eight fatalities and approximately 159,000 people remain displaced (38,000 people are staying inside evacuation centres and 121,000 people outside of evacuation centres). The Government is leading the humanitarian response and has declined an offer of international assistance.
• About 68 per cent of the 148,000 still displaced by Typhoon Haima are in Region II.
• There are still 36,000 people in evacuation centres and another 112,000 people who are home-based.
• The number of damaged or destroyed houses has risen in excess of 46,000.
• Damages to agriculture and fishing have exceeded PhP646 million (US$14 million) in Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR) and Region I • The Government is leading the humanitarian response and has formally declined the Humanitarian Coordinator’s offer of assistance.
Typhoon Haima (known locally as Lawin) made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan province, with Category 4 strength on 19 October 2016. Most of Northern Luzon provinces have been affected, shelter and infrastructures damaged and low-lying communities flooded. More than 147,000 people are still displaced, according to the most recent report of Department of Social Welfare and Development and majority of those - 102,000 - are in Region II (Cagayan Region) . The Government is leading the relief effort as assessment of needs and damages continues.
Typhoon Haima (known locally as Lawin) made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan province, with Category 4 strength on 19 October 2016. Most of Northern Luzon provinces have been affected, shelter and infrastructures damaged and low-lying communities flooded. More than 129,000 people are still displaced, according to the most recent report of Department of Social Welfare and Development and majority of those - 116,000 - are in Region II (Cagayan Region) . The Government is leading the relief effort as assessment of needs and damages continues.
Typhoon Haima (Lawin) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on 17 October 2016 and made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan province, at 11:00 pm on 19 October. Most provinces in northern Luzon have been greatly affected, including widespread damage to buildings and infrastructures and flooding to low-lying communities. People displaced by the typhoon are currently being served in and outside evacuation centres as the Government-led emergency response continues.
Over 200,000 people are displaced in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Regions I, II, III in northern Luzon, and Regions IV-A and V in southern Luzon.
There are about 117,000 people staying in 939 evacuation centres.
Over 6,000 homes are damaged or destroyed in CAR and Regions I, II and III.
CAR and Region I report PhP74.6 million (US$1.6 million) in damages to rice, corn and high-value crops, such as mangoes, bananas, papayas and vegetables.
Typhoon Haima (Lawin) made landfall at 11:00 pm, 19 October 2016 in Peñablanca, Cagayan. Initial assessments and response are ongoing in different parts of the affected areas. As of 3:00 pm, 21 October 2016, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) released its initial figures on the affected and displaced population through their Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DROMIC).
Eight confirmed deaths so far from landslides. Two people are missing.
Over 53,000 people are displaced in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Regions I, II, III in northern Luzon, and Regions IV-A and V in southern Luzon.
Power remains out in all of CAR and in 60 municipalities across Regions I and VI-A.
• Typhoon Haima made landfall in Peñablanca in Cagayan province on 19 October as a Category 4 storm.
• Approximately 90,000 people were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions I, II, II, IV-A, V and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), according to the information available from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
• There are 230 evacuation centres operating.
• NDRRMC is validating eight casualties of the typhoon across four provinces in the affected area.
Typhoon Haima (Lawin) made landfall at 11pm, 19 October 2016 in Peñablanca, Cagayan, and continues to weaken. Rains will still be moderate to heavy while possibly exiting the Philippine Area of Responsiblity (PAR) tonight. Humanitarian presence in affected areas is currently being tracked. Initial feedback from the field reported interrupted access to water, cellular communications and electricity especially in directly affected areas
As of 19 October (2 p.m., Manila time), Category 4 Typhoon Haima (locally known as Lawin) has intensified and gained strength. It was located 300 km east of Casiguran, Aurora in Luzon with maximum sustained winds of 225 km/h and gusts of up to 315 km/h according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the country's weather bureau. It is moving west northwest at 24 km/h.
Typhoon Haima (Lawin) further intensified and continues to pose an impending threat Over Cagayan - Isabela Area moving at 24 km/h speed. Its maximum sustained winds of up to 225 km/h and gusts of up to 315 km/h with rainfall amount estimated to be moderate to heavy within the 700 km diameter of the typhoon. It is projected to make landfall over Cagayan - Isabela Area late tonight,19 October 2016 or up to early morning of 20 October 2016
Typhoon Haima (Lawin) has further intensified as if moves across Philippines Sea at 25 km/h with maximum sustained winds of up to 185 km/h and gusts of up to 230 km/h. Rainfall amount is estimated to be moderate to heavy within the 650 km diameter of the typhoon. It is projected to intensify further before making landfall on early morning of 20 October over Cagayan province.
As of 18 October (10 a.m., Manila time), Category 3 Typhoon Haima (locally known as Lawin) was located 950 km east of Daet, Camarines Norte, in Luzon with maximum sustained winds of 185 km/h and gusts of up to 230 km/h according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the country's weather bureau. It is moving west northwest at 25 km/h.
Typhoon Sarika (Karen) made landfall in Baler, Aurora province, at 2:30 a.m. on 16 October. It slightly weakened while crossing Central Luzon but slightly intensified as it moves away from the Philippines. As of 6am 17 October 2016, Typhoon Sarika is out of the Philippines Area of Responsibility (PAR) and all Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals (TCWS) have been lifted.
Three years after the Zamboanga conflict, over 12,800 persons remain displaced in Zamboanga City waiting for permanent housing and sustainable livelihoods. Home-based IDPs in Zamboanga City were surveyed in July 2016 to help the government track and assist displaced families.
UN-led Country Task Force on Monitoring and Reporting, together with government and NGO partners, verify grave child rights violations in armed con ict in Northern Mindanao.
On 27 September, Typhoon Megi, made landfall in Taiwan Province of China killing four people and injuring over 160 people. Megi caused power outages which affected over 3 million houses – the worst disruption of electrical supply in Taiwan Province of China since Typhoon Soudelor in 2015 (which cut power to more than 4 million houses).
Since 18 September, torrential rainfall has caused flooding, mud flows and landslides in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces. As of 22 September (09:00, UTC+8), 14 deaths were confirmed and nine people were reported missing while an additional 5,400 people were temporarily relocated. 81,000 people across 28 counties and 13 cities in the two provinces have been affected, including over 8,000 people who need immediate assistance. Local disaster management authorities have provided relief assistance to the affected communities.