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23 Jun 2017 description
  • 132.3 M required for 2017

  • 25.3 M contributions received, representing 19% of requirements

  • 107.0 M funding gap for South East Asia

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23 Jun 2017 description
  • 6.8 M required for 2017

  • 0 contributions received

  • 6.8 M funding gap for the Bay Of Bengal Situation

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21 Jun 2017 description

Feature

Philippines

Affected areas Mindanao island (Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Misamis Oriental provinces)

Cause of displacement Disaster, Conflict

Figures As many as 182,000 new disaster displacements between 5 and 26 May; At least 100,000 new conflict displacements between 23 and 31 May

Context

20 Jun 2017 description

The EU’s policy for combatting human trafficking in South and South-East Asia should be more relevant to the needs of the region, and a fresh set of priorities is required, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors.

The EU is particularly vulnerable to human trafficking as it is an attractive destination for victims from a wide range of countries. While fighting human trafficking remains the Member States’ responsibility, the EU is also committed to eradicating it and supports the Member States in this regard.

19 Jun 2017 description

PHILIPPINES

Flood As a consequence of the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone, heavy rains poured Mindanao. The situation has triggered flooding in Maguindanao. Based on the latest report of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, 21 municipalities in Maguindanao Province were affected by flood. Nearly 303,000 people were reportedly affected by this situation.

INDONESIA

19 Jun 2017 description

In May, floods reported in northern parts of the country, including in East Luwu District of South Sulawesi Selatan on 12 May casued seven deaths and 11 injuries. In East Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, North Sumatra and West Sumatra, floods caused one death and at least 32,000 people temporarily displaced.

BMKG reported that majority of the country experience normal dry seasons, with delayed start in its many parts including in Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku and Papua.

19 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Dinda Veskarahmi, Fundraising Communication Officer

Central Java: Aris had just gotten home from school when the fever hit. His mother, a local health volunteer, did what she could, giving him medicine and applying a cold compress to his forehead, but to no avail; the 38°C fever would not relent.

The next morning, Aris was taken to a nearby health centre in Klaten, Central Java, where his blood was drawn and sent to a nearby city for tests. The results came back several days later: Aris had tested positive for Rubella.

18 Jun 2017 description

Description

Flood submerged Siak District, Riau Province. The local authority estimated that the flood submerged 800 houses in Kampung Tualang, Perawang, Pinang Sebatang and Perawang Barat villages.

The Disaster Management Authority of Siak (BPBD) has responded the situation by setting up seven post commands to help the flood victims. Food and relief supplies were also distributed to the victims.

Additional Data

Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Riau
Casualty
Affected Houses: 800
Damages

18 Jun 2017 description

Description

Due to the high rainfall intensity, flood submerged many villages in Buru District and Ambon City, Province of Maluku. As stated by the Disaster Management Authority (BPBD) of Buru, the flood has submerged 650 houses and 450 ha of paddy fields in four sub-districts. 1 person was reportedly missing because of the incident. Responding to the crisis, BPBD evacuated the people and distributed relief items. The local authority also established medical post to assist the victims.

14 Jun 2017 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

Aid in Danger partner agency incidents. Partner agencies operate in nine countries. Agencies reported 17 incidents in five countries and nine security measures taken to protect staff, assets and programmes in two countries.

14 Jun 2017 description
report DOMPET DHUAFA

Highlights

  • The Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) reported that the floods in Tolitoli District had subsided on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

  • BNPB Indonesia estimates that about 56,000 people are affected by floods in Tolitoli District.

  • 2 people died and 2 missing.

  • 484 houses in Kabupaten Gorontalo were affected by floods.

12 Jun 2017 description

INDONESIA

  • Flood has affected Garut District, West Java Province. Two sub-districts were inundated with 639 houses and 1,705 people being affected.

  • Flood also affected four sub-districts in Banyuwangi District, East Java Province. 40 houses were reportedly affected.

VIET NAM

  • Thunderstorm and strong wind hit Tuyen Quang and Thai Nguyen Provinces. In Thai Nguyen, 352 houses were reportedly damaged and unroofed. Additionally, 31 houses were affected by flood in Tuyen Quang.
09 Jun 2017 description

By Nur Febriani Wardi

Indonesia is a true exemplar when it comes to having a comprehensive legal system for disaster risk management (DRM). Having learnt from first-hand experience and many disaster operations, national authorities have continued to ensure the country is well-prepared to face the inevitability of future disasters.

09 Jun 2017 description
report Jakarta Post

At least 52 hotspots indicating forest fires appeared in satellite images of several locations in Sumatra on Tuesday. 

“We spotted [the hotspots] at 7 a.m.,” said Pekanbaru Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency head Otto Sukisno as quoted by _tempo.co_. 

08 Jun 2017 description

This report is the collaboration of Save the Children and the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network with funding support from the Oak Foundation.

08 Jun 2017 description
report Jakarta Post

RITA WIDIADANA AND BAMBANG MURYANTO

Nindya (not her real name) got pregnant when she was 15 years old and was still in her first year at a high school in Bandung, West Java.

“My boyfriend told me to drink grated young pineapple mixed with soda drinks and arak [homemade distilled alcohol] in order to terminate my pregnancy,” she recalled, adding that she also drank large amounts of herbal medicines to abort the fetus.

Despite her efforts, her pregnancy became more and more visible, forcing her to finally tell her parents about her condition.

07 Jun 2017 description

JAKARTA – Heavy rain with high intensity and lasting in a long period accompanied with critical condition of watersheds have caused flooding in several places in Sulawesi region. Thousands of houses flooded, even causing casualties.

Heavy rain that lasted long enough flushed Tolitoli District. It triggered Tuwelei River and Lembe River overflowed. Flash flood hit four sub-districts in Lampasio, Baolan, Galang and Dakopamean, Tolitoli Regency, Sulawesi Tengah Province on Saturday (3/6) at around 13:00 pm. Water level of the flood in settlements was about 1 to 3 meters.

07 Jun 2017 description

JAKARTA – Flood inundated thousands of houses in Gorontalo Regency. Heavy rain that lasted long enough caused rivers overflowing. Therefore, it triggered flooding in Gorontalo Regency, Gorontalo Province on Friday (2/6). The heavy rain caused some rivers overflowing, such as Marisa River crossing over Limboto Barat, Moloupo River in Limboto and as well Monggelomo River crossing Tibawa sub-district.