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31 Jul 2017 description

Highlights

  • As Marawi fighting continues, volatile displacement ensues in affected areas. WFP provides food assistance to displaced families and supports return of displaced children to schools through school meals. WFP also provides logistics support in establishing emergency operation centres.

  • Funding constraints are affecting livelihood support in Central Mindanao.

Operational Updates

31 Jul 2017 description

MYANMAR

  • Nearly 140,000 people were affected severe floods in the five regions and three states.

THAILAND

  • Severe flooding has affected 17 provinces.  Thousand of houses and hectares of agriculture land were reportedly submerged.

VIET NAM

  • Storm “Sonca”  has caused 6 deaths and damaged 1,504 houses in Quang Tri and Ha Tinh Provinces.

LAO PDR

31 Jul 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS:

A. AFFECTED POPULATION (TAB A)

a. As of 31 July 2017, a total of 1,656 families or 7,339 persons are affected in National Capital Region, Regions I, Ill, CALABARZON and CAR.

b. Of which, a total of 135 families / 535 persons are served inside seven (7) designated evacuation centers.

31 Jul 2017 description

After a major earthquake hit central Philippines on 6 July, Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation in Philippines immediately head to the area for humanitarian action for the disaster victims. In Kananga's Lim-Ao, Tzu Chi volunteers found residents' homes destroyed beyond repair, and a school that was just rebuilt in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan also deemed dangerous after the recent quake.

30 Jul 2017 description

by Social Marketing

To ensure its quick response during calamities, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) closely monitors approaching weather disturbances, prepositions family food packs (FFPs) in its Field Offices, and mobilizes quick response teams (QRTs) to conduct relief operations, when needed.

Two of the most devastating weather disturbances that hit the country in 2016 were Super Typhoon Lawin, which struck Northern Luzon in October and Typhoon Nina, which hit Southern Luzon in November.

30 Jul 2017 description

MARAWI CITY, July 30 -- Displaced workers from Marawi City will now have a source of income for their families after the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has set in place emergency employment assistance in the areas and cities affected by the armed conflict.

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said that through the Tulong Pangkabuhayan sa Ating Disadvantaged/ Displaced (TUPAD) workers program, DOLE can immediately address displacement, unemployment and loss of income of residents in Marawi and neighboring areas.

30 Jul 2017 description

SUMMARY

1. Status of Internally Displaced Families / Persons

a) 2,928 families or 15,471 persons are affected by the Flash Flood Incident in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay Province

b) The affected populace is temporarily taking shelter with families/friends.

2. Status of Damaged Houses

Eight (8) houses were totally damaged while eighty-eight (88) were partially damaged by the floods.

3. Assistance Provided

30 Jul 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS:

A. AFFECTED POPULATION (TAB A)

a. As of 30 July 2017, a total of 639 families or 2,739 persons are affected in National Capital Region, Regions I, Ill, and CALABARZON.

b. Of which, a total of 111 families / 504 persons are served inside five (5) designated evacuation centers.

B. Suspension of Classes and Work (TAB B)

30 Jul 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

A firefight between the Philippine National Police (PNP) and members of the New People’s Army (NPA) occurred in Brgy. Magsaysay, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental at 10AM on 21 July 2017. The NPA ambushed the vehicle of City Councilor Edison Delarita while he was on his way to his residence in Brgy. Balogo. He then called the PNP for help. That was when the firefight occurred, which resulted to the death of six (6) PNP officers. Councilor Delarita and two (2) other officers were wounded and treated at the hospital.

30 Jul 2017 description
report Government of Japan

Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) - Press Release No. 30- 2017

On July 28, Japan decided to extend humanitarian grant aid of 2,000,000 U.S. dollars (approximately 222,000,000 Japanese yen) to support relief operations for those affected by the Marawi crisis in Mindanao through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

30 Jul 2017 description

SUMMARY

On 27 July 2017, a flood incident affected the City of Malabon and Valenzuela due to the Southwest Monsoon. The said weather disturbance continues to bring about heavy rains in Metro Manila and other areas of the country such as Regions I, CAR, III, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA

1) Status of Affected Families / Persons

To date, there are 395 families or 1,587 persons affected in 7 barangays in Regions III and NCR (see Table 1).

2) Status of Displaced Families / Persons

30 Jul 2017 description

SUMMARY

On 27 July 2017, a flood incident affected the City of Malabon and Valenzuela due to the Southwest Monsoon. The said weather disturbance continues to bring about heavy rains in Metro Manila and other areas of the country such as Regions I, CAR, III, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA.
Source: DOST-PAGASA Daily Weather Forecast

Source: DOST-PAGASA Daily Weather Forecast

1) Status of Affected Families / Persons

29 Jul 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

25 July 2017

The Low Pressure Area East of Southern Luzon has developed into a Tropical Depression (TD) and was named GORIO with a maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph. It is forecasted to move Northwest at 15 kph.

26 July 2017

29 Jul 2017 description

Many kids dream of seeing their school bulldozed, so it is no surprise that squeals of children’s delight rise above Sulangan Elementary School as an excavator tears down its dilapidated roof. What probably took weeks to go up comes down in mere minutes in an orchestrated safe demolition.

Highlights

29 Jul 2017 description

SUMMARY

On 27 July 2017, a flood incident affected the City of Malabon and Valenzuela due to the Southwest Monsoon. The said weather disturbance continues to bring about heavy rains in Metro Manila and other areas of the country such as Regions I, CAR, III, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA.

Source: DOST-PAGASA Daily Weather Forecast

1) Status of Affected Families / Persons

To date, there are 639 families or 2,739 persons affected in 16 barangays in Regions I, III, CALABARZON and NCR (see Table 1).

29 Jul 2017 description

SUMMARY

On 27 July 2017, a flood incident affected the City of Malabon and Valenzuela due to the Southwest Monsoon. The said weather disturbance continues to bring about heavy rains in Metro Manila and other areas of the country such as Regions I, CAR, III, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA.

Source: DOST-PAGASA Daily Weather Forecast

1) Status of Affected Families / Persons

To date, there are 330 families or 1,266 persons affected in 4 barangays in Regions III and NCR (see Table 1).

28 Jul 2017 description

Each year, millions of people are forced from their homes by conflict, violence and disasters. Some cross borders to seek protection as refugees, but the majority remain internally displaced within their own countries.

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