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02 Feb 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 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

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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

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11. EFFECTS:

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

Situation

• Severe weather, including heavy rain and strong winds, has been affecting the south-eastern Asia and French Polynesia over the last weeks, causing floods. According to local media, as of 24 January, 63 deaths and 65 000 evacuees have been reported in Thailand; in the Philippines 6 people died; in Malaysia at least 6 000 people have been evacuated; in French Polynesia damaged houses have been reported.

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.

25 Jan 2017 description

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte Jan. 24 (PIA)LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS in northern Davao Region have declared state of calamities triggered by incessant raining for more than one week.

Davao Oriental has already been declared under state of calamity in a special session that the Sangguniang Panlalawigan held at around 9:30 a.m. today (January 24).

Last week the, municipal governments of Cateel and Boston already made a state of calamity declaration due to massive flooding.

25 Jan 2017 description

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11. EFFECTS:

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)

24 Jan 2017 description

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11. EFFECTS:

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)

23 Jan 2017 description

SRI LANKA

As of 17 January, an estimated 644,000 people across eight provinces have been affected by drought and salt water intrusion over the past four months. Batticaloa District in Eastern province is the worst affected with 302,000 people experiencing the effects of drought.

The Government has initiated water trucking in Batticaloa and taken measures to import additional rice in the event the prolonged drought has significant impact on food supplies. The President of Sri Lanka has established a Task Force to coordinate the response.

23 Jan 2017 description

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II . EFFECTS:

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)

  1. A total of 72,296 families / 345,719 persons were affected in a total of 517 barangays in Regions VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM due to the said weather disturbances.

22 Jan 2017 description

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II . EFFECTS:

A. Preemptive Evacuation (TAB A)

  1. A total of 14,467 families / 75,886 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions VI, VII, IX, X, XI, CARAGA, and NIR.

B. Affected Population (TAB B)

  1. A total of 72,285 families / 345,664 persons were affected in a total of 517 barangays in Regions VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM due to the said weather disturbances.

21 Jan 2017 description

A total of P6,415,628.36 worth of relief assistance was provided by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to affected families of the cold front in Regions NIR, VII, VII, X, and CARAGA.

The said amount is part of the augmentation support of the Department to the affected Local Government Units (LGUs) which has provided P866,850.54 worth of relief assistance.

To date, there are 58,334 families or 276,860 persons in 482 barangays in the aforementioned regions affected by the tail end of the cold front.

21 Jan 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS:

A. Preemptive Evacuation (TAB A)

  1. A total of 14,467 families / 75,886 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions VI, VII, IX, X, XI, CARAGA, and NIR.

B. Affected Population (TAB B)

  1. A total of 58,264 families / 278,510 persons were affected in a total of 480 barangays in Regions VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XII, and CARAGA due to the said weather disturbances.

20 Jan 2017 description

DATU MONTAWAL, Maguindanao, Jan. 20 (PNA) -- At least 22,000 families have been affected by floods in Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur following torrential rains brought about by inclement weather in Mindanao, disaster officials said Friday.

Myrna Jocelyn Henry, speaking for Humanitarian Emergency Action and Response Team (HEART) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), said the floods have affected 16,145 families in eight municipalities of Lanao del Sur and more than 8,000 families in two Maguindanao flood-prone towns.

20 Jan 2017 description

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II . EFFECTS:

A. Preemptive Evacuation (TAB A)

  1. A total of 14,467 families / 75,886 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions VI, VII, IX, X, XI, CARAGA, and NIR.

B. Affected Population (TAB B)

  1. A total of 39,068 families / 187,887 persons were affected in a total of 378 barangays in Regions VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, and CARAGA due to the said weather disturbances.

19 Jan 2017 description

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II . EFFECTS:

B. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 13,152 families / 65,625 persons were affected in a total of 158 barangays in Regions VI, VII, VIII, IX, and X due to the said weather disturbance.

  2. Of which, 8,872 families / 46,385 persons are served inside 130 Evacuation Centers (ECs) and 174 families / 622 persons are still served outside ECs.

C. Casualties