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24 Apr 2018 description

This Revised Emergency Appeal is seeking 1,274,468 Swiss francs (reduced from 2,836,944 Swiss francs) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in delivering assistance and support to 25,000 people affected by Tropical Storm Tembin over 12 months. The revised operation focuses on shelter, livelihoods, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), protection, gender and inclusion (PGI), disaster risk reduction (DRR) and National Society capacity building.

07 Apr 2018 description

Situation Overview

This is the final report on the monitored Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). Which occurred on 12 December 2017 and exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017.

Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

There were 435,220 families or 1,852,900 persons affected in 2,524 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

08 Mar 2018 description
report ACTED

End of December 2017, tropical Storm Kai-Tak (Urduja) made landfall over Eastern Samar province, causing major flooding and several casualties.

10 Feb 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 435,220 families / 1,852,9004 persons are affected in 2,524 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

  2. At the height of the event, a total of 183,436 families or 808,342 persons were served inside and outside evacuation centers (ECs):

Inside 1,910 ECs: 94,661 families / 424,016 persons

Outside ECs: 88,775 families / 384,326 persons

Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #28, 6AM 27 January 2018

06 Feb 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 435,220 families / 1,852,9004 persons are affected in 2,524 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

  2. At the height of the event, a total of 183,436 families or 808,342 persons were served inside and outside evacuation centers (ECs):

    inside 1,910 ECs: 94,661 families / 424,016 persons

    outside ECs: 88,775 families / 384,326 persons

05 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of US Foreign Development Assistance and the Government of Australia pledged contributions to help WFP continuously support the ongoing food assistance operations of the Government in Marawi City.

  • WFP is launching an immediate response emergency operation to respond to the immediate needs of the families displaced by Tropical Storm Tembin (local name Vinta) in Lanao Del Sur.

02 Feb 2018 description
report ShelterBox

New Philippines base in the path of Typhoon Alley has ‘already improved our ability to respond to this season’s storms

Disaster relief agency ShelterBox set up its new operations base in the Philippines in time for tropical storms Kai Tak and Tembin.

02 Feb 2018 description

Displaced population (cumulative)

There were displacement incidents which happened in each quarter of 2017. As of 31 December 2017, 59,100 families remained displaced affected by Marawi Conflict and Severe Tropical Storm (STS) Tembin.

01 Feb 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

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14 December 2017

At 4:00 AM, the center of TD "URDUJA" was estimated at 175 km E st of Guiuan, Eastern Samar. It has a maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph near thje center and gustiness of up to 65 kph as it moves in a westward at 8 kph.

27 Jan 2018 description
report ShelterBox

TROPICAL STORMS DISPLACE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE

In December 2017, Tropical Storms brought devastation to the Philippines triggering devastating mudslides and flooding.

When Storm Kai-tak, known as Urduja in the Philippines, made landfall in early December, it released two months of rainfall within 48 hours. Thousands of families were forced to flee after the storm destroyed over 30,000 homes.

Not out of danger

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.

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).

17 Jan 2018 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017.

Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

435,999 families or 1,860,026 persons are affected in 2,534 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

14 Jan 2018 description

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) led by its Chairman and CEO Richard Gordon held a consultative meeting with the European Union (EU) ambassadors to discuss how they can contribute to save and uplift the lives of those suffering from recent disasters that hit country.

Gordon toured the EU ambassadors at the PRC Operations Center and highlighted the priority needs of those suffering from recent disasters such as the destructive storm Vinta, which hit Mindanao and Palawan last month.

12 Jan 2018 description

For many in the Philippines, Christmas celebrations were put on hold as they dealt with the aftermath of Typhoon Kai-tak, which hit the easternmost provinces of the country on December 16, 2017.

The Category 2 storm brought heavy rains and winds gusting up to 110 km/h. At least 47 people were killed and almost 2 million were affected. In Biliran, the worst hit province, the storm affected more than 65 per cent of the population, killing 42 people.

09 Jan 2018 description

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I. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 435,999 families / 1,860,024 persons are affected in 2,537 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

  2. There are no more families / persons currently served inside and outside evacuation centers (ECs):

Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #26, 8AM 04 January 2018
Note: Changes are due to validation

B. Casualties (TAB B)

09 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 435,999 families / 1,860,024 persons are affected in 2,537 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

  2. There are no more families / persons currently served inside and outside evacuation centers (ECs):

Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #26, 8AM 04 January 2018
Note: Changes are due to validation

B. Casualties (TAB B)

09 Jan 2018 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017.

Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

435,999 families or 1,860,026 persons are affected in 2,537 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

09 Jan 2018 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017.

Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

444,607 families or 1,861,252 persons are affected in 2,583 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

04 Jan 2018 description

PHILIPPINES

NDRRMC and DSWD reported that a total of 33,084 persons were affected (7,989 families) with 80 houses destroyed following the TD.

Viet Nam

NCHMF forecasted moderate rainfall in the south and mid central provinces.