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17 Jan 2018 description

Today I announce that the Australian Government is providing emergency relief assistance to people in the Philippines displaced by Typhoon Tembin.

The typhoon caused widespread flooding and damage to infrastructure across the southern province of Mindanao over Christmas. Communities in Mindanao were already suffering due to conflict and the fight against militants aligned with Islamic State in Marawi City.

17 Jan 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

167,485 families or 790,065 persons are affected in 1,173 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

17 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 167,368 families / 789,502 persons are affected in 1,181 baranqays in regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, ARMM and CARAGA due to TY "VINTA".

  2. Of which, a total of 8,622 families / 42,178 persons are currently being served inside 41 evacuation centers (ECs) and 4,470 families / 22,464 persons outside the evacuation center.

16 Jan 2018 description
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January 16th, 2018 ― Doha: In response to Typhoon Vinta, which hit Mindanao, southern Philippines, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has issued a humanitarian appeal to raise $ 2 million (QR 7.3 million) for a 12-month relief programme. The plan is estimated to benefit as many as 13,380 families (or 66,900 people).

A team of QRCS's mission in the Philippines visited the displaced shelter centers and host communities to examine living standards there and evaluate the urgent needs. Some 20-liter water jerry cans were also distributed.

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.

13 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 166,327 families / 785,084 persons are affected in 1,171 baranqays in regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, ARMM and CARAGA due to TY "VINTA".

  2. Of which, a total of 7,405 families / 36,615 persons are currently being served inside 53 evacuation centers (ECs) and 4,470 families / 22,464 persons outside the evacuation center.

13 Jan 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

167,368 families or 789,502 persons are affected in 1,181 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

12 Jan 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

166,475 families or 785,994 persons are affected in 1,171 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

12 Jan 2018 description

Incident Date: 22 December 2017

As of 02 January 2018, the number of displaced persons in MIMAROPA, Visayas and Mindanao is placed at 20,046 families (98,344 individuals), based on latest figures released by the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DSWD-DROMIC). Of this total, 15,576 families (75,880 individuals) are currently staying in 72 evacuation centers, while 4,470 families (22,464 individuals) are currently staying with friends or relatives.

09 Jan 2018 description

BY THE NUMBERS

197
Confirmed dead

222
People missing

794,613
People affected

104,690
People displaced from their homes

SITUATION OVERVIEW

08 Jan 2018 description
report Save the Children

Date(s) of Assessment: 28-31 December 2017

Name and Location of Site(s) Assessed:

  • Lanao del Sur, Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao

  • Lanao del Norte, Region X

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

07 Jan 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

165,392 families or 780,440 persons are affected in 1,153 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

05 Jan 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

168,129 families or 794,663 persons are affected in 1,153 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

05 Jan 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

168,119 families or 794,613 persons are affected in 1,153 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

05 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 168,129 families / 794,663 persons are affected in 1,153 baranqays in regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, ARMM and CARAGA due to TY "VINTA".

  2. Of which, a total of 15,573 families / 75,896 persons are currently being served inside 53 evacuation centers (ECs) and 4,470 families / 22,464 persons outside the evacuation center.

04 Jan 2018 description
report WASH Cluster

Key Issues/Highlights

  • Close coordination meeting with the PDRRMO of Lanao del Norte , Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo, Col. Jon Goyena and Engr. Joseph Apat of the Provincial Engineering Office-LDN.

  • Joint assessment and medical mission with DOH Region X conducted in one of the hardly heat barangay of Old Poblacion by the TS Vinta.

04 Jan 2018 description
report WASH Cluster

Key Issues/Highlights

  • Close coordination meeting with the PDRRMO of Lanao del Norte , Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo, Col. Jon Goyena and Engr. Joseph Apat of the Provincial Engineering Office-LDN.
  • Joint assessment with OCHA conducted in one of the hardly hit barangay of Salvador by the TS Vinta.
  • A joint assessment with OCHA, visited Brgy. Mindalano- one of the severely damaged barangay of Salvador.
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.

04 Jan 2018 description
report Caritas Australia

Local Caritas staff, partners and volunteers, part of the Caritas international network, are already responding with emergency assistance and support to those on the ground, following the devastating impact of Cyclone Tembin.

Cyclone Tembin 17, known locally as Typhoon Vinta, made landfall in Caraga municipality, around 254 km from Davao city, on December 24. It has devastated communities in the southern Philippines, with early reports of at least 180 people dead. Caritas Australia is contributing $50,000 AUD to the needs of affected peoples.