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21 Apr 2019 description
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Summary

The monthly risk briefing provides information on global weather, human and health events where members may consider using the Start Fund Anticipation process.

21 Apr 2019 description

By Leonard T. Pineda, I

ILOILO CITY, April 20 (PIA) -- More than P1 billion worth of damages in crops, fisheries, poultry, and livestock have been reported due to the dry spell brought by the El Niño phenomenon in Iloilo province.

In the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) emergency meeting held April 17, PDRRMC executive director Jerry Bionat said a total of 47,985 farmers in the province are affected by the damages that amounted to P1,137,462,840.00 because of El Niño.

19 Apr 2019 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW:

  • Recent PAGASA's climate monitoring and analyses indicate that the unusually warm Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) in the Central and Eastern Equatorial Pacific (CEEP) which started since November 2018 is expected to become a full-blown El Nino.

  • During the past three (3) months, rainfall analyses showed that impacts of below normal rainfall conditions in provinces of Western Mindanao and Ilocos Norte were already experienced and are expected to continue.

17 Apr 2019 description

By Rodrigo S. Victoria

NAVAL, Biliran, Apr. 15 (PIA) -- The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) report on the sectoral impacts of El Niño was presented recently during the emergency meeting of the Biliran Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC).

The El Niño phenomenon is expected to bring impacts or effects on the areas of agriculture, water resources, marine resources, human health and environment.

17 Apr 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

  • Recent PAGASA's climate monitoring and analyses indicate that the unusually warm Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) in the Central and Eastern Equatorial Pacific (CEEP) which started since November 2018 is expected to become a full-blown El Nino.

  • During the past three (3) months, rainfall analyses showed that impacts of below normal rainfall conditions in provinces of Western Mindanao and Ilocos Norte were already experienced and are expected to continue.

13 Apr 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

  • Recent PAGASA's climate monitoring and analyses indicate that the unusually warm Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) in the Central and Eastern Equatorial Pacific (CEEP) which started since November 2018 is expected to become a full-blown El Nino.

  • During the past three (3) months, rainfall analyses showed that impacts of below normal rainfall conditions in provinces of Western Mindanao and Ilocos Norte were already experienced and are expected to continue.

12 Apr 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

• Recent PAGASA's climate monitoring and analyses indicate that the unusually warm Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) in the Central and Eastern Equatorial Pacific (CEEP) which started since November 2018 is expected to become a full-blown El Nino.

• During the past three (3) months, rainfall analyses showed that impacts of below normal rainfall conditions in provinces of Western Mindanao and !locos Norte were already experienced and are expected to continue.

09 Apr 2019 description

By Ana-Liza S. Macatangay

PILI, Camarines Sur, Apr. 8 (PIA) – After Camarines Sur Governor Miguel Villafurte declared a State of Calamity in the province early this March due to the reported damage to crops and farmlands in various parts of the province and the impending threat of El Niño phenomenon in the agricultural sector, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) re-convened heads of government agencies to discuss possible measures to lessen the ill effects of the said weather phenomenon.

07 Apr 2019 description
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Jeoffrey Maitem

Surallah, Philippines

Elderly farmer Avelino Jacinto surveyed a field that was once covered in greenery, but had recently transformed into a patch of cracked earth.

Jacinto, 73, was staring at the early impacts of El Niño, a weather phenomenon that causes warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific, which could unleash droughts and shrink the economic performance of one of Southeast Asia’s robust economies.

04 Apr 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

• Recent PAGASA's climate monitoring and analyses indicate that the unusually warm Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) in the Central and Eastern Equatorial Pacific (CEEP) which started since November 2018 is expected to become a full-blown El Nino. s

• During the past three (3) months, rainfall analyses showed that impacts of below normal rainfall conditions in provinces of Western Mindanao and !locos Norte were already experienced and are expected to continue.

02 Apr 2019 description

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) assures local government units (LGUs) that is has enough relief supplies to augment their resources for their constituents who are affected and will be affected by the drought prevailing in the country.

02 Apr 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

• Recent PAGASA's climate monitoring and analyses indicate that the unusually warm Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) in the Central and Eastern Equatorial Pacific (CEEP) which started since November 2018 is expected to become a E; Nino. s

• During the past three (3) months, rainfall analyses showed that impacts of below normai rainfall conditions in provinces of Western Mindanao and llocos Norte were already experienced and are expected to continue.

01 Apr 2019 description

By Joey Sem G. Dalumpines

DAVAO CITY, March 28 (PIA)- Acting City Treasurer Erwin Alparaque of this city government assured that funds will be ready once the City Mayor declares a state of calamity due to the long dry spell.

Alparaque said the city has enough funds to provide the basic services to the people when worse comes to worst.

Speaking in the Information-Speak Forum, he said that aside from the income generated from tax collections, fees and charges the city has also its Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA).

29 Mar 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three simultaneous law enforcement operations of the Philippine army against non-state armed groups are reported as underway in Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur and Sulu
  • El Niño brings drought and dry spells, with Mindanao as the most affected region
  • Children in the Philippines are at serious risk from a nationwide outbreak of measles, a highlycontagious disease which has already claimed the lives of over 300 people

FEATURE

29 Mar 2019 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW:

• Recent PAGASA's climate monitoring and analyses indicate that the unusually warm Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) in the Central and Eastern Equatorial Pacific (CEEP) which started since November 2018 is expected to become a E; Nino. s

• During the past three (3) months, rainfall analyses showed that impacts of below normal rainfall conditions in provinces of Western Mindanao and llocos Norte were already experienced and are expected to continue.

28 Mar 2019 description

By Bridgette May Bayhon

CEBU CITY, March 26 (PIA) –- The early onset of El Niño has already affected the crops and dams in Central Visayas.

The Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) here reported that the heat wave has affected 672.53 hectares of crops while the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) said dams in Central Visayas are drying up.

28 Mar 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

• Recent PAGASA's climate monitoring and analyses indicate that the unusually warm Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) in the Central and Eastern Equatorial Pacific (CEEP) which started since November 2018 is expected to become a full-blown El Nino.

• During the past three (3) months, rainfall analyses showed that impacts of below normal rainfall conditions in provinces of Western Mindanao and (locos Norte were already experienced and are expected to continue,

27 Mar 2019 description

By Carlito C. Dar

BAGUIO CITY, March 26 (PIA) - - The Department of Health reminds the public to clean up possible mosquito breeding sites in their homes and surroundings with Dengue cases still in the upward trend.

DOH – Cordillera Regional Epidemiology Surveillance Unit head Geeny Anne Austria, in a Kapihan media forum Wednesday, reported that from January 1 to March 9, there were 1,267 Dengue suspect cases recorded in the region, a 73 percent increase compared to the 732 cases recorded during the same period last year.