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19 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At 3:00 pm today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data 715 km East Northeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (13.1 N, 132.0 E ). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon.

Source: PAGASA Weather Forecast

  1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

3,548 families or 13,268 persons were affected by the Southwest Monsoon in 27 barangays in Regions III and CAR (see Table 1).

  1. Status of Displaced Families / Persons

Inside Evacuation Centers

19 Jun 2018 description

IFRC launches report on labour migration and trafficking

Bangkok / Kuala Lumpur, 19 June 2018 – A major new report on labour migration and trafficking will be launched in Bangkok tomorrow. 

18 Jun 2018 description

By Ana-Liza S. Macatangay

PILI, Camarines Sur, June 5 (PIA) – The provincial government of Camarines Sur, in line with the upcoming National Disaster Resilient Month celebration this July, convened the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) and the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers (MDRRMO) from various municipalities to firm up activities related to the aforementioned event.

18 Jun 2018 description

By Alice Sicat

MANILA, June 17 -- The man who oversees the national government's public information infrastructure said efforts are underway to digitize information of those forced to flee their homes after the conflict in Marawi.

18 Jun 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

June 17, 2018

Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon.

II. EFFECTS

A. Incident Monitored (TAB A)

  1. A total of thirteen (14) incidents (collapsed riprap, flashflood, overflowed spillway, air mishap, uprooted trees, drowning, collapsed structure, and rock fall) were monitored in CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, CARAGA, NCR and CAR.

B. Affected Population

17 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At 5:00 AM today, “Ester” has accelerated and is now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Monsoon rains will prevail over Ilocos Region, Cordillera, Batanes, Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, and Bataan as Ester continues to enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) over the weekend.

Source: PAGASA Weather Forecast

1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

17 Jun 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

June 16, 2018

Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.

II. EFFECTS

A. Incident Monitored (TAB A)

  1. A total of thirteen (13) incidents (collapsed riprap, flashflood, overflowed spillway, air mishap, uprooted trees, drowning, collapsed structure, and rock fall) were monitored in CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, CARAGA, NCR and CAR.

B. Affected Population

  1. A total of 329 families 11,287 persons were affected in Regions III and CAR:
17 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At 5:00 PM today, “Ester” has accelerated and is now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). The center of Tropical Depression “Ester” was estimated based on all available data at 595 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR) (25.1°N, 124.8°E). Monsoon rains will prevail over Ilocos Region, Cordillera, Batanes, Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales and Bataan as Tropical Depression Ester will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) over the weekend.

Source: PAGASA Weather Forecast

17 Jun 2018 description

SUMMARY

On 10 June 2018, an armed conflict happened between the 29th IB of the Philippine Army and the alleged CPP-NPA members at Sitio Zapanta Valley, an upland area of Brgy. Bangayan, Kitcharao, Agusan del Norte.

1. Status of Affected Families/ Persons

126 families or 521 persons were affected by the armed conflict (see Table 1).

2. Status of Displaced Families/Individuals

Inside Evacuation Center

17 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At 4:00 PM today, Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon.

Source: PAGASA Weather Forecast

  1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

3,547 families or 13,263 persons were affected by the Southwest Monsoon in 26 barangays in Regions III and CAR (see Table 1).

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)

16 Jun 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

June 15, 2018

As of 3:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression "ESTER" was estimated based on all available data at 295km North of Basco, Batanes (23.1°N, 122.2 °E) with maximum winds of 60 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 90 km/h. Moving East Northeast at 25 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.

TD ESTER is expected to exit the PAR between tonight and tomorrow morning. NO TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL.

II. EFFECTS

A. Incident Monitored (TAB A)

16 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At 10:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression “Ester” was estimated based on all available data at 595 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR) (25.1°N, 124.8°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.

Source: PAGASA Weather Forecast

1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

329 families or 1,287 persons in Regions III and CAR are affected by the Southwest Monsoon (see Table 1).

2. Status of Displaced Families/ Persons

Inside Evacuation Centers

15 Jun 2018 description

Study points to new ways to reduce conflict in fragile states

A major research project by the UK's Stabilisation Unit explores the vital role of political deal-making in reducing violent conflict.

The Elite Bargains and Political Deals research indicates that greater focus on the politics of conflicts, and those who control power and resources on the ground, is crucial to reducing violence.

The Minister for the Middle East and for International Development Alistair Burt said:

15 Jun 2018 description

On 10 June 2018, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) carried out airstrikes against positions of militia groups in Pikit, North Cotabato in southern Philippines.

This resulted in the displacement of over 20 000 people to safer locations in the vicinity of Pikit. Two civilians were killed and three were wounded. A number of combatants were reportedly killed but the count remains uncertain as of 15 June. At least 1 500 school children have stopped schooling for a indefinite period.

15 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

14 June 2018

At 11:00 AM, Southwest Monsoon (HABAGAT) will continue to bring monsoon rains over Metro Manila, !locos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Batanes, Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, Bataan, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bulacan, Cavite and Batangas.

15 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

As of 3:00 am today, the center of Tropical Depression "Ester” was estimated based on all available data at 320 km North Northwest of Basco, Batanes (22.9 °N, 120.4 °E) with maximum winds of 55 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 90 km/h. Moving Northeast at 13 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.

Source: PAGASA Weather Forecast

  1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

35 families or 149 persons are affected by the Southwest Monsoon (see Table 1).

15 Jun 2018 description

Ruel Francisco

TRECE MARTIRES, Cavite June 14 (PIA) – A province-wide "colloquium" or seminar on the Big One Preparedness was organized creating the “Vulnerability and Impact Reduction for Earthquake in Cavite “ or the VIPER project.

The activity was in collaboration with the Office of Civil Defense-Region 4A, PHIVOLCS, and the Metro Manila Development Authority.

15 Jun 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

June 15, 2018

As of 3:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "ESTER" was estimated based on all available data at 320 km North Northwest of Basco, Batanes (22.9 °N, 120.4 °E) with maximum winds of 55 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 90 km/h. Moving Northeast at 13 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.

II EFFECTS

A. Incident Monitored (TAB A)

15 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

As of 3:00 am today, the center of Tropical Depression "Ester” was estimated based on all available data at 320 km North Northwest of Basco, Batanes (22.9 °N, 120.4 °E) with maximum winds of 55 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 90 km/h. Moving Northeast at 13 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.

Source: PAGASA Weather Forecast

1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

100 families or 393 persons in Regions III and CAR are affected by the Southwest Monsoon (see Table 1).