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21 Jan 2018 description

145.7 M required for 2018

17.3 M contributions received, representing 12% of requirements

128.4 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

21 Jan 2018 description

SUMMARY

The tail-end of the cold front brought upon moderate to heavy rains in parts of Visayas Mindanao which resulted to flooding in some areas.

1. Number of Affected Families / Persons

To date, 24,596 families or 114,346 persons have been affected in 146 barangays in Regions VI, VIII, X and XI (see Table 1).

2. Status of Displaced Families/Persons

At present, 45 families or 178 persons are still staying inside 2 evacuation centers in Regions X and XI (see Table 2).

20 Jan 2018 description
  • 16 December 2017: Tropical Storm Kai-Tak makes landfall over San Policarpio. Eastern Samar. PRC mounts a response to deliver immediate assistance to affected people.

  • 16-20 December: As PRC continues to deliver immediate assistance to people affected by Tropical Storm Kai-Tak, a new Low-Pressure Area (LPA) forms, gains strength and turns into a tropical depression (TD) and later becomes Tropical Storm Tembin.

20 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 167,963 families / 797,337 persons were affected in 1,179 baranqays in regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, ARMM and CARAGA due to TY "VINTA".

  2. Of which, a total of 4,053 families / 19,369 persons are currently being served inside 24 evacuation centers (ECs) and 4,470 families / 22,464 persons outside the evacuation center.

20 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population: (TAB A)

  1. A total of 18,547 families / 83,908 persons were affected in 267 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VI, VII, VIII, X and CARAGA due to TD "AGATON".

  2. Of which, 303 families / 1,198 persons are currently being served inside 10 evacuation centres and 86 families / 280 persons outside the evacuation center.

Source: DSWD DROMIC Report No. 12, as of 17 January 2018, 6AM

B. Casualties

20 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 29,974 families / 134,114 Persons in 228 barangays were affected in Regions V, VI, VIII, X, and XI.

  2. Of which, a total of 349 families / 1,575 persons are currently being served inside 11 evacuation centres (ECs) and 2 families / 9 persons outside the evacuation center.

Sources: OCDRO V, OCDRO VI and DSWD DROMIC Report #4 on the Effects of TECF in Regions VI, VIII, X and XI as of 18 January 2018, 2AM.

20 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Pre-Emptive Evacuation (TAB A)

a. A tota of 3,904 families were pre-emptivelt evacuated in Region V due to Mt. Mayon phreatic eruption.

Source: DILG SitRep No. 02 as of 15 January 2018, 5:00 PM

B. Affected Population

20 Jan 2018 description

Situation Overview

On 22 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Severe Tropical Storm and was named “Vinta” (international name: Tembin). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 24 December 2017.

Status of Affected Families / Persons

167,963 families or 797,337 persons are affected in 1,179 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

20 Jan 2018 description

SUMMARY

On 13 January 2018 at 4:21 PM, Mayon Volcano generated a phreatic eruption (steam-driven) that propelled a grayish steam and ash plume approximately 2500 m high that was drifted to the southwest. Based on seismic records the activity lasted approximately 1 hour and 47 minutes.
Source: PHILVOCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)

1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

10,444 families or 41,409 persons in 39 barangays in Albay are affected by the phreatic explosion of Mount Mayon (see Table 1).

20 Jan 2018 description

SUMMARY

On 13 January 2018 at 4:21 PM, Mayon Volcano generated a phreatic eruption (steam-driven) that propelled a grayish steam and ash plume approximately 2500 m high that was drifted to the southwest. Based on seismic records the activity lasted approximately 1 hour and 47 minutes.

Source: PHILVOCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)

1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

10,090 families or 40,244 persons i n 38 barangays in Albay are affected by the phreatic explosion of Mount Mayon (see Table 1).

19 Jan 2018 description

Drought, earthquakes, floods, typhoons, volcanoes, and civil unrest, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a range of natural and complex emergencies in the region.

19 Jan 2018 description
report Mercy Corps

The headlines in 2017 were full of heart-wrenching stories and images of natural disasters wreaking havoc on communities around the world. When disaster strikes, the immediate concern of all humanitarian responders is, and should be, how to help people meet their basic, urgent needs, like food, water and shelter. But how a response is conducted can have significant implications on how the community recovers — and how fast.

19 Jan 2018 description

GENEVA, Jan 19 2018 (IOM) - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for nearly USD 1.4 billion to address the needs of over 80 million people in 50 countries in 2018. These vital funds will support people displaced within the borders of their own countries, migrants, refugees and the communities that host them, people returning to their areas of origin and people experiencing or recovering from conflict and natural disasters.

19 Jan 2018 description

The Asia-Pacific E-Resilience Toolkit offers insights into a spectrum of available ICT tools and best practices that may benefit policymakers in the Asia-Pacific region to enhance e-resilience and disaster risk management.

I. Introduction

19 Jan 2018 description

Feature: Philippines

As many as 790,000 people were displaced between 16 and 28 December in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, XIII and MIMAROPA due to Tropical Storm Urduja/Kai-Tak which made landfall in the Philippines on 12 December and exited on 19 December. A total of 418,000 people stayed in evacuation centres, while 372,000 people stayed with families and friends. As of 28 December, all evacuees had returned home (DROMIC, 4 Jan 2018).

19 Jan 2018 description

Mayon Volcano generated steam driven eruptions on 13-14 January, that ejected ash and sulphur fumes accompanied by rumbling sounds. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised the alert to level-3 due to a relatively high level of unrest and the increasing possibility of a hazardous eruption within weeks or even days. On 15 January, rock falls, lava and pyroclastic flows along two kilometers of the volcano’s gullies are results of the lava dome collapsing.

19 Jan 2018 description

SUMMARY

On 13 January 2018 at 4:21 PM, Mayon Volcano generated a phreatic eruption (steam-driven) that propelled a grayish steam and ash plume approximately 2500 m high that was drifted to the southwest. Based on seismic records the activity lasted approximately 1 hour and 47 minutes.

Source: PHILVOCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)

Status of Affected Families / Persons

9,656 families or 38,357 persons in 38 barangays in Albay are affected by the phreatic explosion of Mount Mayon (see Table 1).

19 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Pre-Emptive Evacuation

a. A tota of 3,904 families were pre-emptivelt evacuated in Region V due to Mt. Mayon phreatic eruption.

B. Affected Population

19 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 167,963 families / 797,337 persons were affected in 1,179 baranqays in regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, ARMM and CARAGA due to TY "VINTA".

  2. Of which, a total of 4,053 families / 19,369 persons are currently being served inside 24 evacuation centers (ECs) and 4,470 families / 22,464 persons outside the evacuation center.

19 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 29,974 families / 134,114 Persons in 228 barangays were affected in Regions V, VI, VIII, X, and XI.

  2. Of which, a total of 349 families / 1,575 persons are currently being served inside 11 evacuation centres (ECs) and 2 families / 9 persons outside the evacuation center.

Sources: OCDRO V, OCDRO VI and DSWD DROMIC Report #4 on the Effects of TECF in Regions VI, VIII, X and XI as of 18 January 2018, 2AM.