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24 Oct 2016 description


On 19 October, Category 4 Typhoon Haima (locally named Lawin) made landfall in Cagayan province. After landfall, the storm left a broad path of debris, causing flooding and landslides, and damaging about 46,000 houses. As of 24 October, authorities have confirmed eight fatalities and approximately 159,000 people remain displaced (38,000 people are staying inside evacuation centres and 121,000 people outside of evacuation centres). The Government is leading the humanitarian response and has declined an offer of international assistance.

23 Oct 2016 description


The Philippines was hit by two typhoons in this period of time. The first typhoon, named Sarika, has damaged 12,777 houses and affected 300,386 people in the central and northern Luzon. The second typhoon, i.e. Haima, also affected about 158,000 people and caused 14 death in northern Luzon.


Flood affected 1,000 families in Palopo, South Sulawesi Province. Flood also submerged 747 houses in Luwu District.

Nearly 15,500 people were reportedly affected by flood in Nagan Raya, Aceh Province.