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08 Sep 2017 description

Description

In the early morning of 6th September, flashflood occur in Kyi Htauk Pauk Village, Singu Township, Mandalay Region.

Due to this event, 274 people from the 58 families were affected.

Mandalay Regional RRD Office has already provided the emergency relief supplies to those affected population.

Source: Myanmar RRD

Additional Data

Country: Myanmar

Casualty

Affected Families: 58

Affected Persons: 274

21 Aug 2017 description

SINGAPORE, 19 August 2017 – More than 140 participants attended the third ASEAN Strategic Policy Dialogue on Disaster Management (SPDDM) held in Singapore yesterday in commemoration of ASEAN’s golden jubilee celebration and the World Humanitarian Day on 19 August. 

17 Aug 2017 description

EDITOR’S NOTE

Greetings fellow ASEANers!

The ”One ASEAN, One Response” vision, which has been shared amongst the ASEAN Community since 2015, is a comprehensive effort coordinated by the AHA Centre to help ASEAN Member States (AMS) respond to disasters as one and to establish mechanisms that reduce disaster-related losses.

08 Aug 2017 description

Foreword

by the EU Ambassador to ASEAN

The EU and ASEAN have a lot in common. Our shared history dates back for centuries and today, together, we represent the most mature and the most promising economies in the world. As we work together to address global challenges through a multilateral approach, we are both committed to regional integration as the most effective way to build stability and to reach prosperity. We are partners for the future.

02 Aug 2017 description

The high rainfall intensity, enhanced by the Tropical Storm (TS) “Sonca” has triggered flooding in several areas in Cambodia, Lao, Thailand and Myanmar.

Four Provinces in Cambodia were affected namely Kratie, Prey Veng, Pnomh Penh and Tbong Kmum Provinces. According to the National Committee for Disaster Management of Cambodia, there are three deaths and 2.686 houses submerged as of 31 July 2017. In addition, Fifty three (53) household are affected and 23 household was evacuated.

31 Jul 2017 description

MYANMAR

  • Nearly 140,000 people were affected severe floods in the five regions and three states.

THAILAND

  • Severe flooding has affected 17 provinces.  Thousand of houses and hectares of agriculture land were reportedly submerged.

VIET NAM

  • Storm “Sonca”  has caused 6 deaths and damaged 1,504 houses in Quang Tri and Ha Tinh Provinces.

LAO PDR

16 Jun 2017 description

THE ASEAN DENGUE DAY: SUSTAINING THE UNITED FIGHT AGAINST DENGUE

The ASEAN Dengue Day is an advocacy event held every 15 June to increase public awareness of dengue; to mobilize resources for its prevention and control; and, to demonstrate the commitment of ASEAN in to tackling the disease.

05 Jun 2017 description

Indonesia

  • Earthquake with magnitude of 6.6 shook Poso District, Central Sulawesi Province. 25 people were injured and 348 houses were damaged because of the incident.

  • Heavy rain battered and triggered flooding in Padang City, West Sumatra Province. 285 people were evacuated due to the flood

  • Flood also affected Province of Gorontalo. 484 houses were damaged and 2,747 people were affected by flood in Gorontalo District. Additionally, 2,000 people were displaced in Bone Bolango District.

02 Jun 2017 description

A Guide to Recovery Planning and Preparedness

The ASEAN Disaster Recovery Reference Guide (the Guide) aims to help the ASEAN Member States prepare for recovery; and deliver timely, efficient and effective recovery programmes.

The goal of the Guide is to improve the social and economic outcomes of disaster recovery programmes in the Member States. In particular, it aims to ensure that recovery improves disaster resilience and contributes to sustainable development.

02 Jun 2017 description

Tropical Cyclone (TC) Mora made landfall along the southeast coast of Bangladesh on Tuesday 30 May 2017. TC Mora made its landfall as Category 1 cyclone with sustained winds of up to 120 kph with gustiness reaching up to 148 kph. The cyclone brought heavy rains which impacted several states and regions in Myanmar including Rakhine, Chin, Magway, Sagaing and Ayeyarwady. TC Mora has dissipated in the area of Bangladesh, yesterday, Thursday 1 June 2017. Based on the ASEAN Disaster Monitoring & Response System (DMRS) moderate rain still happened only in some parts of the affected areas.

31 May 2017 description

Tropical Cyclone (TC) Mora made landfall along the southeast coast of Bangladesh near Kutubdia Island between Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar, yesterday, Tuesday 30 May 2017. TC Mora made its landfall as Category 1 cyclone with sustained winds of up to 120 kph with gustiness reaching up to 148 kph. The cyclone brought heavy rains which impacted several states and regions in Myanmar including Rakhine, Chin, Magway, Sagaing and Ayeyarwady. According to the census in 2014, there are 19 million populations in those states and regions.

30 May 2017 description

Tropical Cyclone (TC) Mora was first developed on 27 May 2017 in the Bay of Bengal. The TC Mora has been pulled north by upper-level steering winds. On that course, the intensifying cyclone will probably make a landfall later today, Tuesday, 30 May 2017, in the border of Bangladesh and Myanmar as the equivalent of a stronger tropical storm or a low-end Category 1 cyclone, according to the ASEAN Disaster Monitoring and Response System (DMRS). At its peak, it will carry sustained winds of up to 120 kph with gustiness reaching up to 148 kph.

20 Apr 2017 description

Editors Note

Greetings fellow ASEANers!

This month’s edition of The Column covers a workshop that the AHA Centre conducted for the Familiarisation of DELSA Stockpile and THE ACT, where we provided training and simulation exercises at the WFP/UNHRD warehouse in Subang, Malaysia. It is the responsibility and function of the AHA Centre to continuously strengthen and deepen the ASEAN’s thinking of disaster management, to ensure that the region has a collective response to disasters.

20 Mar 2017 description

MYANMAR

Earthquake

5.1 M earthquake shook Taik Kyi. The earthquake has damaged about 40 buildings. 26 people were also reportedly injured.

INDONESIA

Landslide

194 houses were damaged by landslide in South Minahasa, North Sulawesi Province

Flood

Flood inundated three subdistricts in Jakarta. Nearly 3,300 people were affected.

Flood affected 430 families in Bekasi, West Java Province. 135 people were evacuated because of the incident.

14 Mar 2017 description

This the 2nd updated situation on 5.1 M earthquake near Taik Kyi about 40 km North of Yangon , Myanmar.

Based on Myanmar's Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD), the earthquake has caused the following impact so far: 26 persons injured Over (40) buildings including (29) Religious Buildings, (9) Governmental Offices, (6) private buildings were collapsed.
(2) bridges and (2) road sections were damaged.

12 Dec 2016 description
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Rollout Manual
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ASEAN Common Framework
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SDRM Guidelines
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Compilation of Case Studies

ASSI is implemented by ASEAN Secretariat in close cooperation with civil society organisations (namely Plan International, World Vision, Save the Children and MERCY Malaysia) and the AADMER Partnership Group and is supported by European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) and Australian Aid.

ASEAN Common Framework on School Safety

09 Oct 2016 description

On this edition:

  • The signing of the Declaration on One ASEAN One Response

  • 9th DELSA PSC Meeting

  • Interview with Ms Adelina Kamal on The Other Side many more