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09 Aug 2018 description
report IRIN

Wes Bruer Freelance journalist covering militancy and conflict

Until 23 May 2017, Samira Gutoc had been a human rights activist and a resident of Marawi, a lakeside city on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. But when Islamist militants barricaded themselves in the city center last year, igniting a fierce five-month battle with the army, Gutoc found herself thrust into a new role: humanitarian worker.

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

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

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.

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

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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

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.

20 Jan 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 baranqays 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.

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).

19 Jan 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 baranqays 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.

18 Jan 2018 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 167,485 families / 790,065 persons were affected in 1,173 baranqays in regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, ARMM and CARAGA due to TY "VINTA".

  2. Of which, a total of 4,252 families / 20,515 persons are currently being served inside 27 evacuation centers (ECs) and 4,470 families / 22,464 persons outside the evacuation center.

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.

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.

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

AFGHANISTAN

Since 1 January, more than 1,000 people have been displaced from Nangarhar to Kabul. Military operations in Kapisa reportedly also displaced 2,000 people within the province, while nearly 1,000 people from three neighboring provinces were also displaced into Kapisa. In 2017, more than 448,000 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan, an average of more than 1,200 people every day. The highest number of displaced people was recorded in Nangarhar Province (123,538 IDPs), followed by Kunduz (39,550 IDPs) and Badghis (26,659 IDPs).