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19 Apr 2018 description
report Oxfam

Last year, residents of Marawi in the Philippines faced two major disasters: In May, they were uprooted by a violent siege and seven months later, they faced a deadly typhoon. Oxfam is supporting a consortium of local organizations who are helping families stay healthy and safe in the wake of these crises, rebuild their lives and prepare for future disasters.

Mothers caught in conflict keeping their families safe

07 Apr 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production in 2017 forecast close to last year’s high level

  • Cereal imports in 2017/18 marketing year (July/June) forecast at near-record level

  • Prices of rice on increase since February

  • Typhoon Tembin severely affected large number of people in Mindanao Island

Cereal production in 2017 forecast close to last year’s high level

21 Mar 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

184,278 families or 871,757 persons are affected in 1,215 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

20 Mar 2018 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $1.196 million to the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, China (ADRA China) for providing relief to cyclone victims in the Philippines.

08 Mar 2018 description
report ACTED

On December 22, 2017, tropical storm Vinta made landfall in Mindanao region causing great damages to agriculture, infrastructures and basic services and affecting more than 550,000 people. ACTED, in collaboration with Action Against Hunger and the Start Fund, provided prompt emergency assistance in Madalum municipality, one of the most affected of Mindanao region.

Families’ livelihoods jeopardized

03 Mar 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

184,278 families or 871,757 persons are affected in 1,215 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

11 Feb 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 184,278 families or 871,757 persons were affected in 1,215 barangays in regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, ARMM and CARAGA due to TY "VINTA".

  2. Of which, a total of 1,671 families or 7,569 persons are currently being served inside 22 evacuation centers (ECs) and 4,470 families or 22,464 persons outside the evacuation center.

Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #29 on TY VINTA, 18 January 2018, 6:00 PM

11 Feb 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

184,278 families or 871,757 persons are affected in 1,215 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

10 Feb 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 barangays 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.

Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #29 on TY VINTA, 18 January 2018, 6:00 PM

09 Feb 2018 description

1. GENERAL SITUATION

Typhoon Tembin (Vinta) entered Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on December 20, 2017. It has intensified into Severe Tropical Storm and made landfall in Cateel, Davao Oriental.

07 Feb 2018 description
report Caritas Australia

Local Caritas staff, partners and volunteers, part of the Caritas international network, continue to respond with emergency assistance, following the devastating impact of Cyclone Tembin in the Philippines.

Cyclone Tembin 17, known locally as Typhoon Vinta, made landfall in Caraga municipality, around 254 km from Davao city, on December 24. It devastated communities in the southern Philippines, causing flash floods and landslides.

06 Feb 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 barangays 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.

Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #29 on TY VINTA, 18 January 2018, 6:00 PM

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

HIGHLIGHTS

• Mayon Volcano continues to show high levels of unrest. Local authorities have evacuated over 82,000 people to safety and have requested the Humanitarian Country Team to assist with addressing priority needs and issues.

• Severe Tropical Storm Tembin affected over 797,000 people in northeastern Mindanao, including those who were displaced by the Marawi conflict.

• A United Nations emergency response grant programme for Marawi has been completed successfully.

01 Feb 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 barangays 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.

26 Jan 2018 description

In December 2017, a total of 100,677 families (approximately 462,000 persons) were displaced in Mindanao. Of these, 4,899 families (approximately 25,516 persons) were displaced due to conflict and violence while 95,778 families (approximately 436,484 persons) were displaced due to Severe Tripical Storm Vinta (International name Tembin).

CURRENT NUMBER OF IDPS IN NEED OF DURABLE SOLUTION

  • 419,266: TOTAL NO. OF PERSONS WHO ARE PRESENTLY DISPLACED IN MINDANAO

  • 311,943: presently displaced due to conflict and violence

25 Jan 2018 description

The Turkish Red Crescent Society turned over a donation worth P3,298,312 to the Philippine Red Cross, in support of the ongoing relief operations in Bukidnon and Lanao Del Sur, which are among the 23 provinces hit by Tropical Storm Vinta.

The donation will be used to provide food packs to 4,600 families in the municipalities of Kitao-Kitao and San Fernando in Bukidnon and the municipalities of Magdalum and Tugaya in Lanao Del Sur.

24 Jan 2018 description

This report evaluates the impact of the natural disasters and extreme weather events that occurred worldwide during 2017 and provides an overview of global economic losses.

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.