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10 Aug 2017 description

A. Situation Overview:

  • On 08 August 2017, five (5) barangays in the municipality of Molave, Zamboanga namely Brgy. Maloloy-on, Madasigon, Makaguihon, Culo and Sudlon were flooded due to continuous heavy rainfall.

  • Affected families were evacuated to Molave Gymnasium while others opted to stay with their relatives,

  • On 09 August 2017, Some of the affected families returned to their respective homes.

B. Effects:

08 Aug 2017 description
report Save the Children

Marawi, Philippines: Children’s right to education is threatened

This brief documents the impact of the May 2017 armed conflict in Marawi City on children's access to quality education and safety. It describes emergency action taken by Save the Children to enroll displaced children in temporary schools and specifically makes programmatic and policy recommendations for NGOs and the Government of Philippines regarding the protection of children and integration of childhood safety and welfare into disaster risk management plans.

08 Aug 2017 description

MANILA – Around 38,000 displaced Filipinos affected by the ongoing conflict in Marawi City will receive food assistance thanks to a $1.2 million contribution from the Government of Japan to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support the ongoing relief operations in Mindanao.

08 Aug 2017 description

Today I announce that the Australian Government will provide assistance to ease civilian suffering caused by the siege in the Philippine city of Marawi and contribute to peace-building in the area.

The Australian Government is providing $20 million over four years to support recovery and long term peace and stability in the southern Philippines. This is in addition to the emergency food and other supplies valued at $920,000 that I announced on 20 June 2017.

08 Aug 2017 description

UNHCR Advocate Atom Araullo meets families displaced by the ongoing crisis, and underscores the need to restore their hope and help them rebuild their lives

“I cry every night wondering where my children are. One of them is just a 10-year-old boy, and sometimes I dream of him calling my name for help,” said Fatima Lumabao, one of the hundreds who found refuge at the Buru-un Evacuation Center in the outskirts of Iligan City.

08 Aug 2017 description


by the EU Ambassador to ASEAN

The EU and ASEAN have a lot in common. Our shared history dates back for centuries and today, together, we represent the most mature and the most promising economies in the world. As we work together to address global challenges through a multilateral approach, we are both committed to regional integration as the most effective way to build stability and to reach prosperity. We are partners for the future.

07 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


Community Approaches to Total Sanitation (CATS) aim to achieve 100 per cent open defecation free (ODF) communities through affordable, appropriate technology and behaviour change. Some of the key principles guiding CATS are:

• An emphasis on the sustained use of sanitation facilities by every community member, rather than simply the construction of infrastructure.

• The safe disposal of infant and young children’s faeces in toilets.

07 Aug 2017 description



Ayeyarwady, Bago, Magway and Sagaing regions


More than 130,000 new disaster displacements between 2 and 21 July

07 Aug 2017 description


Typhoon Noru has weakened to a Category 1 cyclone as it moves across western Japan. As of 7 August, two deaths were reported. In western Japan, an estimated 15,000 people were provided with temporary evacuation advisories as of the morning of 7 August. As the system moves slowly towards the main island of Honshu, authorities warn of a heightened risk of landslides, flooding and storm surges in the coming days.


07 Aug 2017 description

This Revised Emergency Appeal is seeking 982,098 Swiss francs (reduced from 1,600,392 Swiss francs) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in delivering assistance and support to 7,315 people (reduced from 20,000 people) affected by Typhoon NockTen over 12 months (extended from nine months). The operation will focus on health; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); shelter; livelihoods; disaster risk reduction(DRR) and National Society capacity building.

07 Aug 2017 description

PASAY CITY, Aug. 5 -- The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), together with the Task Force Bangon Marawi, held on Friday, August 4, a forum to raise public awareness for the government’s commitment on rebuilding Marawi City.

The Bangon Marawi forum gave updates and discussed the comprehensive inter-agency effort to re-build Marawi and nearby localities.

07 Aug 2017 description
report Start Network


As part of the Transforming Surge Capacity project, seven international humanitarian NGOs have come together to test out collaborative app roaches to surge response in the Asia region. This case study highlights how Islamic Relief, one of the platform partners moving towards more regionalised surge systems, has been able to support inter - agency collaboration in the project, and how it used learnings and outputs of the project to improve its own surge mechanisms.

07 Aug 2017 description

A. Situation Overview:

  • At 8:40 PM 02 August 2017, a thunderstorm is affecting over the Province of Leyte and nearby areas of Southern Leyte which may persist for 1-2 hours.

B. Effect:

  • One (1) house from Barangay Anislagon, San Francisco, Southern Leyte was totally damage by the strong winds from the severe thunderstorm in the evening of 02 August 2017.

  • Estimated damages is P67,420.00

C. Actions Taken:

06 Aug 2017 description

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) handed over a Php 2 Million check to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) today, at the BSP Complex in Malate Manila.

PRC Chairman and CEO Richard Gordon received the donation from BSP Governor Nestor Espenillas Jr. “Thank you Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas for your trust in the Philippine Red Cross. PRC assured the BSP that their contribution shall go a long way in fulfilling its mission to alleviate human suffering and help the most vulnerable through its quality of volunteers, logistics, and information technology,” said Gordon.

06 Aug 2017 description


03 August 2017

Southwest Monsoon affecting the entire country.

04 August 2017

Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon and Visayas. At 3:00 AM, Typhoon "NORU" (International Name) was located at 1,370 km Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon (outside PAR) with maximum sustained winds of 160 kph and gustiness of up to 195 kph. It is moving in a West Northwest direction at the speed of 15 kph.

05 August 2017

06 Aug 2017 description

Jasper Marie Oblina - Rucat

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 4 (PIA) – Task Force ‘Bangon Marawi’ takes the first leap in addressing the need to decongest evacuation centers by starting to build transitional shelters for families affected by the Marawi clash.

Located in barangay Sagonsongan, Marawi City, the site for transitional shelters with an area of 9.27 hectares is designed to fit the needs and sensitive to the culture of the Maranao Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

06 Aug 2017 description

ILIGAN CITY, Aug. 5 -- Since the armed conflict erupted in nearby Marawi City more than two months ago, twenty-two years old Ruben Salman Ampang has been suffering from sleeping disorder.

“Nights in the evacuation site are longer. It could be the condition since you're not at the comfort of your own home. But most cases, my sleep is being interrupted by the mental sounds of bombings and gunfights,” he said in Filipino.

05 Aug 2017 description

This is the final report on the Armed Conflict in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental which started on 21 July 2017.

1. Number of Affected Families / Persons

a) 54 families or 239 persons were affected in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental in Negros Island Region (see Table 1).

b) All affected families went back to their respective homes.

2. Cost of Assistance