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17 Mar 2017 description



AFFECTED AREAS Mosul district, Salahuddin governorate


FIGURES About 43,000 new displacements between January and 5 March


12 Mar 2017 description

A. Situation Overview:

09 March 2017

The Tail-End of a Cold Front brought cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms over Mindanao. Residents in these areas are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.

10 March 2017

The effect of Tail-End of a Cold Front has weakened. However, Eastern Visayas and the Provinces of Surigao del Norte and Dinagat Island will continue to have cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms.

B. Effects:

02 Mar 2017 description


  • A 6.7-magnitude earthquake in Surigao displaces thousands of families and causes destruction to homes, schools and infrastructure.

  • Over 29,000 people are still displaced in Mindanao due to flooding. Heavy rains combined with rivers clogged with water hyacinth heightens the risk.

  • Conflict in Butig, Lanao del Sur continues, with armed groups recruiting more youth as dissatisfaction with the peace process grows.

21 Feb 2017 description

The Mindanao Displacement Dashboard is a monthly publication of the Protection Cluster in Mindanao, Philippines, which is co-led by UNHCR with the Department of Social Welfare and Development. This publication aims to provide an overview of the protection environment of displacement incidents in Mindanao for each month. Displacement incidents were collected with the support of Protection Cluster members in Mindanao.

21 Feb 2017 description

Disaster relief and response agencies, including the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), are continuously monitoring the possible impacts of the new tail-end of a cold front currently battering CARAGA and Davao Region.

According to the issued bulletin of state weather bureau PAGASA, the weather disturbance which was initially observed last February 15, has already weakened but will continue to bring light to moderate rains and thunderstorms in the two regions.

07 Feb 2017 description

With Tropical Depression Bising entering the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) guarantees that enough resources are available in the National Resource Operations Center (NROC) and in its field offices (FOs) for the possible impact of this latest weather disturbance to affect the country.

Currently, the Department maintains a total of 481,824 Family Food Packs (FFPs) in warehouses strategically located in all regions of the country and stockpile and standby funds amounting to ₱2,309,796,325.93.

06 Feb 2017 description

BUTUAN CITY, Feb. 6 (PIA) – Providing much needed aid to the 454 affected families situated in Agusan National High School (ANHS) was the aim of visiting Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” M. Angara during the distribution of about 500 packs of relief goods, Friday, Feb. 3.

The 46 remaining goods were given to the ANHS non-teaching personnel and those evacuees who helped carry the goods.

06 Feb 2017 description
report World Vision

Following the massive flooding in some areas of Mindanao, World Vision will be distributing clean water kits that include Procter & Gamble (P&G) water purifier packets, filter cloth and jerry cans and hygiene kits in the next days.

“We initially aim to assist 2,500 families in the municipalities of La Paz and Loreto, Agusan del Sur. Let’s continue to uphold the families in prayer, those whose houses are still submerged, and especially for the protection of children from water-borne diseases,” says World Vision Acting National Director, Rommel Fuerte.

03 Feb 2017 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The Philippine Red Cross (PRC), with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), has determined that external assistance is not required at this time, but continue to monitor the evolving situation.

The situation

03 Feb 2017 description



Affected areas

Cause of displacement

Between 90 and 230 IDPs killed


03 Feb 2017 description

TAGUM CITY, DAVAO DEL NORTE, Feb. 3 - The City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) of the Local Government of Tagum bared its latest record regarding the series of relief operations it has conducted following the days of torrential rain that submerged eight (8) barangays here and pushed the local government to declare the city under the State of Calamity.

02 Feb 2017 description

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 2 - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Offices (FOs) X and CARAGA maintain their close coordination with concerned local government units (LGUs) as heavy rains brought by a Low Pressure Area (LPA) and tail end of a cold front resulting in massive flooding have hit several areas anew in both regions over the weekend.

The regions are now experiencing good weather condition, but floodwaters have not subsided yet, hindering residents to go back to their respective homes and keeping evacuation centers (ECs) still open.

02 Feb 2017 description


• Typhoon Nock-Ten-affected regions sustain heavy damage to agriculture and infrastructure as humanitarian actors find ways to further assist government recovery efforts.

• A Catanduanes community finds that preparedness and evacuation measures can achieve zero casualties.

• FAO augments government assistance to Typhoon Sarika and Haima-affected farmers.

• Flash flooding displaces thousands in Mindanao and Visayas.

• An inclusive dialogue with stakeholders ensures a safe and dignified return for Lumads in Mindanao.

01 Feb 2017 description


II. EFFECTS: A. Pre-emptive Evacuation 1. A total of 196 families 1840 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in the following areas in Region X:

B. Affected Population (TAB A)

30 Jan 2017 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting the country over the past days, especially the Northern Mindanao and Caraga regions, causing floods.

  • According to local media, as of 30 January at 7.00 UTC, at least 77 643 people have been affected, of which 52 147 in Northern Mindanao and 25 496 in Caraga, and at least 500 houses have been damaged in Caraga.

  • Over the next 24 hours, moderate to locally heavy rain may still affect the country, including the areas already affected.

28 Jan 2017 description

Weather officials raised the “Code Red” in Northern Mindanao, including the province of Misamis Oriental and the city of Cagayan De Oro Saturday afternoon as heavy rains continuous to batter the region.

Luz Mercado of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Service Administration (PAG-ASA) based in Misamis Oriental, said that “Code Red” means that force evacuation could be employed among residents along the river channels due to rising flood water.

28 Jan 2017 description

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Jan. 28 (PNA) -- Local officials have raised flood warnings in various areas in northern and northeastern Mindanao amid the heavy rains that continued to drench the region Saturday morning.

Local weather officials have raised the “orange alert” in the provinces of Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Camiguin, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, and Dinagat Islands due to heavy rains spawned by a low-pressure area (LPA) Saturday morning.

27 Jan 2017 description



A. Preemptive Evacuation (TAB A)

1, A total of 17,366 families / 90,697 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions VI, VII, IX, X, XI, CARAGA, and NIR.

B. Affected Population (TAB B)

25 Jan 2017 description

DAVAO ORIENTAL --Capitol employees, soldiers from the 701st Brigade and 28th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army, 1104th CDC Army Reservists, Civil-Military Operations Company, and volunteers have worked together in packing relief goods at the Davao Oriental Provincial Capitol Covered Court this evening, January 23, 2017.

The Provincial Government of Davao Oriental have secured supply ofrelief goods to augment food packs available in disaster-stricken municipalities in the province.