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26 Sep 2017 description
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Jeoffrey Maitem and Mark Navales
Marawi, Philippines

The Philippine military voiced optimism Monday that it would soon clear the southern city of Marawi of Islamic State-backed militants, as its forces recovered a third bridge vital to the rebels’ defensive positions and rescued four more hostages.

In Marawi, regional military chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez presented to the press ex-hostages Abdul Naser Ergas Mangondaya, Kiram Datu Dakula Ampatua, Abdullah Nixon Rakiin and Lordvin Acopio.

26 Sep 2017 description

As the lead disaster response agency, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to strengthen its operation systems to ensure fast, efficient and reliable disaster response operations in the country.

26 Sep 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. PRE-EMPTIVE POPULATION (TAB A)

A total of 1,783 families or 8,915 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR.

B. AFFECTED POPULATION (TAB B)

A total of 9,432 families or 40,966 persons were affected in 292 barangays in Regions III, NCR, and CALABARZON. Of which, a total of 534 families / 2173 persons are still being served inside and outside evacuation centers:

Inside 6 ECs: 137 families / 612 persons

Outside ECs: 397 families / 1561 persons

C. CASUALTIES

25 Sep 2017 description
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171 projects in 39 countries – last year, Kolping International was able to support vocational training, agriculture, micro credit, and water projects with over 11 million euro. The donations by private donors increased significantly, amounting to nearly 7.3 million Euro – that’s an increase of over 20% compared with last year.

23 Sep 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. PRE-EMPTIVE POPULATION (TAB A)

A total of 1,783 families or 8,915 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR.

B. AFFECTED POPULATION (TAB B)

A total of 9,432 families or 40,966 persons were affected in 292 barangays in Regions III, NCR, and CALABARZON. Of which, a total of 534 families / 2173 persons are still being served inside and outside evacuation centers:

Inside 6 ECs: 137 families /612 persons

Outside ECs: 397 families / 1561 persons

C. CASUALTIES

23 Sep 2017 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 5 September 2017, a total of 2,102 suspected dengue cases were reported in 2017. The total number of reported dengue cases including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the 3 year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China (no update)

21 Sep 2017 description

Five projects funded under new "Urban Sanitation Challenge" address dangers of inadequate sanitation worldwide, which disproportionately affect women, girls

Affordable toilets with innovative self-closing trap door minimize odors, insects; contribute to LIXIL's goal of improved sanitation for 100 million people by end of 2020

21 Sep 2017 description

The “Quick” Municipal Protection Profile aims to provide a snapshot of the basic demographics, absorptive capacity and general situation of host municipalities affected by the Marawi Crisis. This may be used as a starting point for information and analysis that can help humanitarian agencies, policy makers and other stakeholders concerning their emergency response.

Displacement

  • 9,787 DISPLACED PERSONS (1,736 FAMILIES)

  • 1 ACTIVE EVACUATION CENTER

  • 474 (96 FAMILIES)
    INSIDE EVACUATION CENTERS

21 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

The displaced population continues to face prevailing protection concerns. These include, among others:

  1. Inclusion and exclusion concerns after the data cleansing on the general registry of IDPs.

  2. Observed tension among IDPs due to inequitable distribution and dwindling of humanitarian assistance.

  3. IDPs continue to fear for their safety.

INCIDENT BACKGROUND

20 Sep 2017 description

In support of the Humanitarian Country Team’s (HCT) earthquake contingency plan, the Community of Practice (CoP) on Community Engagement conducted a series of pre-crisis information mapping surveys and consultations in 10 selected barangays.
This took place from May to July 2017 and covered the cities of Quezon, Valenzuela, Marikina, Pasig,
Malabon and Manila.

18 Sep 2017 description

Facts & Figures:

  • 65.6 million people forcibly displaced;

  • 20 million at risk of famine in North-East Nigeria, South Sudan,
    Somalia and Yemen;

  • 1.5 billion people living in fragile and conflict-affected countries.

EU Action:

  • International Conference on Social Protection on 28-29 September 2017, with the participation of 25 countries;

  • Development of a training package and provision of guidance on social protection in fragile contexts;

18 Sep 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. PRE-EMPTIVE POPULATION (TAB A)

A total of 1,783 families or 8,915 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR.

B. AFFECTED POPULATION (TAB B)

A total of 9,432 families or 40,966 persons were affected in 292 barangays in Regions III, NCR, and CALABARZON. Of which, a total of 534 families / 2173 persons are still being served inside and outside evacuation centers:

Inside 6 ECs: 137 families /612 persons

Outside ECs: 397 families / 1561 persons

17 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

On September 11, 2017, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) located east of Southern Luzon has developed into Tropical Depression and was given local name “MARING”. It has affected some areas in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR. It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on September 13, 2017.

Status of Affected Families / Persons

There are 9,432 families or 40,966 persons affected in 290 barangays in NCR, Region III, and CALABARZON (see Table 1).

Status of Displaced Families / Persons

17 Sep 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. PRE-EMPTIVE POPULATION (TAB A)

  1. A total of 1,783 families or 8,915 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR.

B. AFFECTEL POPULATION (TAB B)

  1. A total of 9,432 families or 40,966 persons were affected in 292 barangays in Regions III, NCR, and CALABARZON. Of which, a total of 534 families / 2173 persons are still being served inside and outside evacuation centers:

Inside 6 ECs: 137 families /612 persons

Outside ECs: 397 families / 1561 persons

16 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

On September 11, 2017, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) located east of Southern Luzon has developed into Tropical Depression and was given local name “MARING”. It has affected some areas in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR. It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on September 13, 2017.

Status of Affected Families / Persons

There are 9,432 families or 40,966 persons affected in 292 barangays in NCR, Region III, and CALABARZON (see Table 1).

Status of Displaced Families / Persons

16 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

As of 14 September 2017, TYPHOON LANNIE IS NOW OUTSIDE THE PHILIPPINE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (PAR). No families or persons were affected by the typhoon.

1. Status of Prepositioned Resources: Stockpiles and Standby Funds

The DSWD Central Office (CO), Field Office Region 2 (FOII), and National Resource Operations Center (NROC) have stockpiles and standby funds amounting to ₱ 666,395,278.20 (see Table 1) with breakdown as follows:

a. Stockpiles

16 Sep 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. PRE-EMPTIVE POPULATION (TAB A)

  1. A total of 1,783 families or 8,915 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR.

B. AFFECTEL POPULATION (TAB B)

  1. A total of 9,432 families or 40,966 persons were affected in 292 barangays in Regions III, NCR, and CALABARZON. Of which, a total of 534 families / 1,249 persons are still being served inside and outside evacuation centers:

Inside 6 ECs: 137 families /612 persons

Outside ECs: 397 families / 637 persons

16 Sep 2017 description
  • 138.9 M required for 2017

  • 42.1 M contributions received, representing 30% of requirements

  • 96.7 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD