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20 Aug 2015 description

Based on reports from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), Typhoon GONI ( or Ineng) has entered the Philippines Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 18 August 2015. The current position of GONI is now at 445 km East of Calayan, Cagayan with maximum sustained winds up to 180 kph. It continues to move westward and within 48 hours , GONI will be in the vicinity of Basco, Batanes Province. Public Storm Signal Warning No.2 (Storm Signal No.

19 Aug 2015 description

Typhoon "Ineng" with international name "Goni" entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on the afternoon of 18 August 2015. At 4:00 AM today, the eye of the Typhoon "Ineng" was located at 955 km East of Aparri, Cagayan with maximum sustained winds of 180 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 215 kph. Public Storm Warning Signal (PSWS) No. 1 was hoisted in Batanes Group of Islands and Cagayan including Calayan and Babuyan group of islands.

19 Aug 2015 description

GONI (named “**INENG**” in the Philippines) formed over the northern Pacific Ocean, south-east of Guam, on 14 August. From there, it started moving north-west, intensifying.

14 Aug 2015 description

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has provided a total of ₱7,386,645 worth of family food packs and non-food items to the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for families affected by Habagat or the Southwest Monsoon in Maguindanao province.

As of 4 pm, August 13, Habagat has affected 22,511 families or 112,555 persons in Maguindanao. There are no reported evacuees.

13 Aug 2015 description

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 13 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Wednesday that it continues to assist local government units (LGUs) affected by the Habagat or the Southwest Monsoon.

As of Tuesday, a total of 2,209 families (10,025 persons) from eighteen barangays are affected. Out of this number, 566 families (2,438 persons) are inside three evacuation centers managed by LGUs of Negros Occidental, Bukidnon, and North Cotabato.

13 Aug 2015 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affected Regions VII, X, and ARMM since 30 July 2015 until 05 August 2015. Moderate to occasionally heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms were experienced resulting to flashfloods, landslides, and flooding especially in the low-lying areas.

  1. EFFECTS

A. Incidents Monitored

"1. Landslide/Flashflood Incidents in Jagna, Bohol (Region VII)

08 Aug 2015 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (1TCZ) affected Regions VII, X, and XII since 30 July 2015 until 05 August 2015. Moderate to occasionally heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms were experienced resulting to flashfloods, landslides, and flooding especially in the low-lying areas.

II. EFFECTS

A. Incidents Monitored

"1. Landslide/Flashflood Incidents in Jagna, Bohol (Region VII)

08 Aug 2015 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affected Regions VII, X, and XII since 30 July 2015 until 05 August 2015. Moderate to occasionally heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms were experienced resulting to flashfloods, landslides, and flooding especially in the low-lying areas.

II. EFFECTS

A. Incidents Monitored

"1. Landslide/Flashflood Incidents in Jagna, Bohol (Region VII)

07 Aug 2015 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affected Regions VII, X, and XII since 30 July 2015 until 05 August 2015. Moderate to occasionally heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms were experienced resulting to flashfloods, landslides, and flooding especially in the low-lying areas.

II. EFFECTS

A. Incidents Monitored

"1. Landslide/Flashflood Incidents in Jagna, Bohol (Region VII)

04 Aug 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conflict and flooding trigger recurrent displacement in Maguindanao, eroding resources of the poorest and hampering their recovery.

  • UN Special Rapporteur on IDP rights calls for enhanced assistance to conflict-induced IDPs including indigenous peoples in Mindanao.

  • Intensifying El Niño may cause drought and water shortages in parts of the country and trigger erratic behaviour of tropical storms.

04 Aug 2015 description

“Everyone is armed here and law and order is difficult to come by, and without peace, we will continue to live in fear and frequent displacement from our homes,” says Sumilalau Talambo, a 65-year-old farmer in Maguindanao province of Mindanao. A father of seven, he grows rice and corn for living in one of the poorest and most crisis-prone communities of the Philippines.

“Every time I return home, I have to start from scratch. Our meager resources get eroded each time we are displaced and our resilience weakens year after year.”

30 Jul 2015 description

Agriculture-dependent families in Maguindanao are still reeling from the residual impacts of conflict, drought and flooding that affected the province during the first half of 2015. In order to meet the first cropping season of the year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched emergency response efforts that will enable farmers to seize the small window of opportunity to replant their farms, and avoid at least eight more months without sufficient food and income.

28 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 22–28 July 2015

Somalia: More than 10,000 people have been displaced in Lower Shabelle and Bay regions since AMISOM and Somali armed forces began their offensive. Al Shabaab has lost control of Bardhere in Gedo and Dinsoor in Bay. In accessible areas of Hudur town, Bakool, 33% GAM and 19% SAM were observed in a MUAC assessment in July – a significant deterioration since June. Very critical malnutrition rates persist in Bulo Burde, Hiraan.

22 Jul 2015 description

1) PAKISTAN - Severe weather
• Heavy rain affected several areas of Pakistan over the last week, triggered river and lake overflow in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Punjab provinces, affecting mostly the district of Chitral in northern KP.
• As of 19 July, the Provincial Disaster Management reports two people dead and widespread infrastructure damage. As a result, nearly 200,000 people are affected in Chitral, according to media, as of 21 July.

21 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 July 2015

Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.

21 Jul 2015 description

A total of ₱20,627,982.95 worth of relief assistance has been provided to ‘Habagat’ evacuees, as of today.

The amount came from the combined resources of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) which provided ₱19,021,674.55 worth of relief augmentation to the local government units (LGUs), concerned LGUs extended ₱1,600,823.40, while a number of non-government organizations provided ₱5,485.00 worth of disaster relief assistance.

20 Jul 2015 description

I.SITUATION OVERVIEW

Southwest Monsoon was enhanced by Severe Tropical Storm (STS) "Egay" which was developed inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 02 July 2015 and exited the PAR on 07 July 2015. Subsequently, Typhoon "Falcon" entered the PAR on 07 July 2015 and exited on 10 July 2015.