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20 Jul 2017 description

At 4:03 PM on 6 July 2017, a magnitude-6.5 earthquake with 2-km depth of focus struck central Leyte between Jaro and Ormoc City (124.69°E, 11.11°N). Intensity VII on the Philippines' ten-point scale was felt and recorded in Ormoc City and Kananga, Leyte, while intensity VI was recorded in Jaro and Capoocan, and intensity V in Palo and Tacloban City. So far, nearly 1,000 aftershocks have been occurred, including several over 4.0 in magnitude and a 5.8-magnitude quake on 10 July. Three deaths and 448 injuries have been reported.

17 Jul 2017 description

BANGLADESH

Monsoon rains have triggered flooding across 11 districts in northeastern Bangladesh, affecting at least 1.3 million people as of 16 July. NGO partners report that vast areas of Moulvibazar and Sylhet remain under water affecting agricultural livelihoods. The Government has released cash grants and distributed food to the affected districts.

PHILIPPINES

10 Jul 2017 description

AFGHANISTAN
Armed clashes in Baghlan, Kapisa, Kunduz and Nangarhar provinces have displaced more than 20,200 people. Since January 2017, more than 146,400 people were driven from their homes due to conflict across Afghanistan. This is one quarter less compared to the same period in 2016, in which 196,112 people were displaced. Some 58 per cent of all displaced people are girls and boys under 18 years old. Displacement has been reported in 29 out of the 34 provinces.

07 Jul 2017 description

At 4:03 PM on 6 July 2017, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake with 2 km depth of focus struck central Leyte between Jaro and Ormoc City (11.11°N, 124.69°E). Intensity VII was felt and recorded in Ormoc City and Kananga, Leyte while Intensity VI was recorded in Jaro and Capoocan, Leyte. Intensity V in Palo and Tacloban City in Leyte and Cebu and Mandaue Cities in Cebu province.
There are already casualties and injured people. Damage to buildings and infrastructures have been assesed and three provinces are still experiencing power outages and interruptions.

04 Jul 2017 description

As of 02 July, 351,000 people remain displaced by the conflict in Marawi City that began on 23 May, according to the latest figures from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). There are about 17,000 people (5 per cent) staying in 79 evacuation centres, while the rest are staying with host families or in other temporary shelters.

03 Jul 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 350,000 are displaced as the conflict in Marawi City continues. Sustained humanitarian assistance is needed as evacuation centres are filled to capacity and host communities' resources are stretched.

• A global study on protracted internal displacement is launched in light of alarming trends and the need for more effective responses.

• Cyclone vulnerability maps of the Philippines are being developed with a genderbased focus.

28 Jun 2017 description
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Screenshot of the interactive content as of 28 Jun 2017.

Interactive humanitarian map coincides with release of global study on protracted internal displacement

27 Jun 2017 description

BANGLADESH

On June 13, Bandarban, Chittagong, Rangamati, Khagrachari and Cox’s Bazaar districts suffered from one of the deadliest landslides in Bangladesh history affecting around 80,000 people. The disaster killed an estimated 160 people, including 115 people in Rangamati alone. Emergency shelter and water, sanitation and hygiene services are key priorities according to initial assessment results. The Humanitarian Coordination Task Team is finalizing an inter-agency response plan.

80,000 people affected

CHINA

21 Jun 2017 description

Almost one month after the Marawi armed conflict started, over 314,800 people are now displaced. 94 per cent are staying with host families, while 17,700 (6%) people are staying in 83 evacuation centres.