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17 Dec 2018 description

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), is implementing the program on “Strengthening Capacity of Government, Local Humanitarian Organizations and Private Sector Networks on Preparedness for Response in Asia”.

23 Nov 2018 description
  • Tropical cyclone USAGI (previously named THIRTYTHREE), continued moving westward over the South China Sea toward southeastern Vietnam, strengthening.

  • Over the next 24 hours, USAGI is forecast to continue moving westward over the sea toward coastal areas of southeastern Vietnam, strenghtening. It could make landfall close to Vung Tau town on 24 November late in the afternoon (UTC) as a tropical storm, with a maximum sustained winds of 74-93 km/h.

22 Nov 2018 description
  • Tropical Cyclone THIRTYTHREE (named SAMUEL in the Philippines) continued moving westward passing over western Visayas Islands, Sulu Sea and northern Palawan Islands, slighty strenghtening. Heavy rainfalls and strong winds are currently affecting central-southern Luzon, Mindoro Island and Palawan Island.
15 Nov 2018 description

Guidebook for Urban Resilience was developed to provide guidance to the national and local government officials in ASEAN Member States (AMS) in charge of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Urban Planning and Management. With this report, the officials can understand urban disaster risk, issues and countermeasures against the urban disaster risks or critical points regarding to DRR, mainstreaming DRR into urban planning and management including regulation of land use and development through reading the guidebook.

16 Jun 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 31 May 2018, a total of 960 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia. In weeks 20 and 21, 2018, there were 131 and 135 new suspected dengue cases respectively. The number of reported dengue cases have increased compared to the previous weeks, above the alert threshold level (Figure 1).

China (no update)

30 May 2018 description

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 15 May 2018, a total of 694 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia. In weeks 18 and 19, there were 81 and 99 new suspected dengue cases, respectively. In weeks 18 and 19, the number of reported dengue cases has increased compared to the previous week, above the alert threshold level (Figure 1).

China

16 May 2018 description

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 1 May 2018, a total of 514 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia. In weeks 16 and 17, there were 52 and 54 new suspected dengue cases, respectively. In weeks 16 and 17, the number of reported dengue cases has increased compared to the previous week, above the alert threshold level (Figure 1).

China (no update)

14 May 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 17 April 2018, a total of 408 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia. In weeks 14 and 15, there were 45 and 48 new suspected dengue cases, respectively. In weeks 14 and 15, the total number of reported dengue cases was below the three year-threshold (2015-2017) for the same period (Figure 1).

China

12 Apr 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 3 April 2018, a total of 315 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia in 2018. In weeks 12 and 13, there were 34 new suspected dengue cases each week. In weeks 12 and 13, the total number of reported dengue cases was below the three year-threshold (2015-2017) for the same period.

China (no updates)

29 Mar 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 20 March 2018, a total of 247 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia in 2018. In week 10 and 11, there were 36 and 38 new suspected dengue cases respectively. In week 10 and 11, the total number of reported dengue cases was similar to the three year-threshold (2015-2017) over the same period (Figure 1).

China

15 Mar 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 8 March 2018, a total of 173 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia in 2018. In week 9, there were 23 new suspected dengue cases. In week 9, the total number of reported dengue cases was similar to the three year-threshold (2014-2017) over the same period (Figure 1).

China (no updates)

12 Mar 2018 description

Regional Summary Week 10

1)Most disasters recorded in Week 10 were still hydro-meteorological in nature. Floods dominated reports from Indonesia, while storms and strong wind struck Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Viet Nam. No fatalities recorded from these disasters.

2)Following the M 5.2 Earthquake in Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia (8 Mar 2018, 21.06 UTC+8), disruptions to climbing activities in Mount Kinabalu occurred and triggered search and rescue operations. Around 239 climbers and workers were safely recused by local authority.

27 Feb 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 20 February 2018, a total of 132 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia in 2018. In week 7, there were 25 new suspected dengue cases. In week 7, the total number of reported dengue cases was similar to the three year-threshold (2014-2017) over the same period (Figure 1).

China (no updates)

13 Feb 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 6 February 2018, a total of 90 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia in 2018.
In week 5 there were 34 new suspected dengue cases. In week 5, the total number of reported dengue cases, were similar to the three year-threshold (2014-2017) over the same period (Figure 1).

China

09 Feb 2018 description

Executive summary

Introduction

Typhoon Haiyan (Philippine name, ‘Yolanda’), made landfall in the Philippines on 8 November 2013. It is considered to be one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded in world history, based on maximum wind speed, with a wind gust reaching up to 320 km/hour at its peak.

09 Feb 2018 description

ERAT FAQ is a handbook that contains information about the history, deployment mechanism, training and other important information of ASEAN-ERAT. The handbook will be useful to help new ERAT members understand their roles and functions better.

09 Feb 2018 description

The AJDRP (ASEAN Joint Disaster Response Plan) book is the published version of the ASEAN Joint Disaster Response Plan that was endorsed by the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) meeting in Manado, Indonesia, on October 2016. The plan contains multiple large scale disaster scenarios and list of assets that can be mobilised by the member states in the event of large-scale disasters. The goal of the Plan is to provide a common framework to deliver a timely, at-scale and joint response through mobilisation of required assets and capacities.

30 Jan 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 23 January 2018, a total of 36 suspected dengue cases were reported in 2018. The total number of reported dengue cases, including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the three year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China (no updates)