- 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
1. Key points
According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), donors have committed/contributed US$16 million of humanitarian assistance to the Philippines since the start of 2016.
The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) is currently the largest humanitarian donor to the Philippines in 2016, with reported commitments of US$5.4 million.
Instances of internal displacement caused by conflict, violence, and disasters between 6 - 19 October
Massive destruction in the north of the Philippines expected – Humedica organises first relief goods distributions
by LKO, 2016/10/20
When the typhoon “Haima” hit the Philippines, it moved at speeds of up to 315 kilometres an hour causing massive destruction in the North of the country. humedica reacted immediately and organised already the distribution of food packages for 1.000 affected families.
Typhoon Haima (Local Name: Lawin) affected about 318,736 people from Regions I, II, III, Calabarzon, V and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) which includes the pre - emptively evacuated. Twelve deaths are confirmed, 46,000 houses damaged and 64 barangays in Pangasinan (Region I), and Bataan and Pampanga (Region) III are flooded. A total of Php2.5B worth of damages from infrastructure and agriculture was incurred in Regions I, II, III and CAR.
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.
Geneva, 19 October 2016 – The World Meteorological Organization is forecasting that the weather over large parts of the world will be influenced by cool-neutral to weak La Niña conditions over the coming few months.
Super Typhoon Haima made its landfall in Penablanca, Cagayan on 20 October 2016 at 11:00 PM with maximum sustained winds up to 225 kph and wind gusts up to 315 kph. Extremely strong winds in combination with torrential were experienced across the northern Luzon region along with flooding and landslides in many areas within the affected regions. At 10:00 PM on 20 October 2016, Typhoon Haima exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and all Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal are lifted.
• 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.
23 October, 2016 - Kuala Lumpur/Geneva: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is appealing for 3 million Swiss Francs (3 million US dollars) to support the Philippine Red Cross in delivering assistance to 20,000 people affected by Typhoon Haima over a period of 10 months.
Typhoon Haima made landfall over the municipality of Peñablanca in Cagayan Province on the evening of 19 October 2016, with strong winds of up to 225kph near its centre and gusts of up to 315kph.
Mariko Saito-Obata, Mayuko Saito, Titus Tan, Inez Andrea P. Medado, Clyde Dapat, Michiko Okamoto, Raita Tamaki, Rowena C. Capistrano, Edelwisa Segubre-Mercado, Socorro P. Lupisan, Hitoshi Oshitani
This Emergency Appeal is being issued on preliminary basis and seeks 2,994,770 Swiss francs to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in delivering assistance and support to 20,000 people affected by Typhoon Haima over 10 months. The operation will focus on the following sectors: health; water, sanitation and hygiene; food, nutrition, and livelihoods; shelter; disaster risk reduction and National Society capacity building.
Super Typhoon Haima made its landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan on 19 October 2016 at 11:00 PM with maximum sustained winds of up to 225 kph and wind gusts up to 315 kph.
Extremely strong winds in combination with torrential rains were experienced across the northern Luzon region. At 10:00 PM on 20 October 2016, Typhoon Haima exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and all Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals were lifted.
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.
Relief International teams continue pushing toward typhoon-devasted areas to measure damage and offer first line care in the wake of super storm Haima.
At 11pm on Wednesday, October 19th, Typhoon Haima (locally known as Lawin) made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan, with sustained winds of up to 225 km/hr and gusts of up to 315 km/hr. Though the typhoon has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility, Haima left in its wake a path of damage, destroying homes and infrastructure and creating deadly landslides.
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).