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19 Aug 2017 description

A. Situation Overview:

  • On 05 August 2017, 3:39PM, a magnitude 5.0 tectonic earthquake with 010 kilometers depth of focus occurred 07.85°N, 125.02°F — 011km S 52°W of Valencia City, Bukidnon.

B. Effects:

Intensity observed in Region X

  • Valencia City — Intensity V

  • Malaybalay City and Maramag, Bukidnon Intensity IV

  • Cagayan de Oro City — Intensity III

  • Kalilangan, Bukidnon — Intensity II

  • Mambajao, Camiguin — Intensity I

19 Aug 2017 description

This is the final DROMIC Report on the Flash Flood Incident in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay Province. All DROMIC reports may be downloaded and shared by visiting: http://dromic.dswd.gov.ph/category/situation-reports/


  1. Status of Internally Displaced Families / Persons In total, 2,928 families or 15,471 persons were affected by the Flash Flood Incident in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay Province.

  2. Status of Damaged Houses

19 Aug 2017 description


On 27 July 2017, a flood incident affected the City of Malabon and Valenzuela due to the Southwest Monsoon. The said weather disturbance continues to bring about heavy rains in Metro Manila and other areas of the country such as Regions I, CAR, III, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA.
Source: DOST-PAGASA Daily Weather Forecast

1) Status of Affected Families / Persons

To date, there are 4,558 families or 19,553 persons affected in 184 barangays in Regions NCR, I, CAR, III, and CALABARZON (see Table 1).

18 Aug 2017 description


  • Yemen’s cholera caseload exceeds 522,000 new suspected cases and nearly 2,000 related deaths

  • Revised 2017 Yemen HRP appeal requests $2.3 billion for humanitarian response efforts

  • USAID/FFP partner WFP reaches more than 6 million people with emergency food assistance in July


18 Aug 2017 description


• 6,776 haïtiens ont été déportés de la République dominicaine en juillet 2017.

• Baisse importante des cas de choléra grâce à une réponse plus efficace et coordonnée des acteurs.

• Dialogue entre acteurs humanitaires et autorités locales dans le Sud et la Grand’Anse.


# de déplacés dans 27 camps du séisme de 2010 (juin 2017) Source : DTM 37 867

Cas suspects cumulatifs de cholera : jan-juil. Source : MSPP/DELR 8 354

18 Aug 2017 description

AUGUST 17, 2017
By Alice Greider

During the peak of the European migration and refugee crisis, hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers and migrants arrived in the European Union via the Western Balkans. In 2015, 600,000 registered at the Presevo camp alone, on the border of Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Key components of crisis management fell to non-EU states along the Western Balkans route, primarily Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, which paradoxically were not consulted on broader, European-wide responses.

18 Aug 2017 description
report Samuel Hall

Every province of Afghanistan is required by law to have a Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre (JRC) in its capital city to house and rehabilitate children in conflict with the law sentenced to detention. An alternative to full detention is the Open JRC, where children spend daytime in rehabilitation and evenings and weekends at home. The Open JRC in Kabul nevertheless remains a detention facility.

18 Aug 2017 description


Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on World Humanitarian Day, to be observed in New York on 19 August:

18 Aug 2017 description


• 6,776 Haitians were officially deported from the Dominican Republic in July 2017

• Significant reduction in cholera cases through a more effective and coordinated response of humanitarian actors

• Dialogue between humanitarian actors and local authorities in the departments of Sud and Grand'Anse


# of IDPs still living in 27 camps since the 2010 earthquake (June 2017)
Source : DTM 37 867

18 Aug 2017 description
report REACH Initiative


Since 6 June 2017, conflict between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been ongoing across Ar-Raqqa city, comprising a ground advancement within the city as well as airstrikes in and around the area. Since the start of the fighting, the SDF has taken control of the outer neighbourhoods of the city, recently entering neighbourhoods in Ar-Raqqa’s Old City.

18 Aug 2017 description

El Volcán San Cristóbal amaneció este viernes en un proceso de desgasificación acompañado de salida de cenizas con caídas en dirección Noroeste, así lo reportan habitantes de las comunidades La Grecia Número 4 y en la 12 de Septiembre.

El Comité Municipal de Prevención ante Desastres (COMUPRED) se reunió de emergencia para estar atentos a la actividad del coloso más alto del país.

Autoridades municipales, bomberos, Defensa Civil, Cruz Roja, MINSA y Policía Nacional definen acciones en las comunidades que reportan caída de cenizas como La Grecia 1, 2 y 3, 4.

18 Aug 2017 description

18 August 2017 – Despite condemnations from WHO and health partners, attacks on health care in the Eastern Mediterranean have not decreased this year over last. 

In the first 3 months of 2017, more than 152 attacks on health care were reported from 9 countries in the Region, compared to 57 attacks during the same time in 2016.

Behind these startling figures are real lives and real people. Every day, health workers in conflict settings face remarkable dangers and difficulties to provide care to those who need it most. 

18 Aug 2017 description

Dans le cadre d’un partenariat avec le Groupe de Travail Sectoriel de Protection à Diffa et le Haut-Commissariat pour les Réfugiés (HCR), REACH a conduit une évaluation de la situation en termes de mécanismes de redevabilité des populations déplacées internes et réfugiées vivant dans la région de Diffa. Cette évaluation visait à mieux comprendre l’existence, l’accès, la fonctionnabilité et les besoins de la population déplacée vis-à-vis de ces mécanismes.

18 Aug 2017 description

This map shows landslides mapped from satellite imagery following the Regent event on 15 August 2017. The main landslide outline in Regent has been updated from the product released by UNITAR-UNOSAT (published 16 August, version 1.0) using the updated UNITAR-UNOSAT georectification of the satellite image on 17th August. The main Regent landslide event is 6 km long, including source area and run-out to the sea. It is interpreted as a debris slide in its upper reaches, transitioning to a debris flow and then a sediment-laden flood.

18 Aug 2017 description
infographic REACH Initiative


This multi-sector needs assessment is part of a monthly data collection exercise which aims to gather information about needs and the humanitarian situation inside Syria. The factsheets present information collected in July 2017, referring to the situation in June 2017.