Regional Summary of Week 48, and Outlook for Week 49
In Week 48, hydro-meteorological disasters are still dominating. Rainy season had started in the Southern ASEAN Region with heavy rainfall mostly in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam and southern end of Philippines.
Over the past week for geophysical hazards, 5 earthquakes of more than M5.0 were reported in the region. There was also increased activity reported for Mt Mayon, Mt Kanlaon and Mt Anak Krakatau.
ONE ASEAN ONE RESPONSE FOR TYPHOON MANGKHUT
By mid-September it was all-hands-on-deck in the AHA Centre, with the monitoring team tracking the formation of largest storm cell of the year so far, as it made its way across the Pacific Ocean with a population of millions across the Philippines directly in its path. Read more
MONTHLY DISASTER REVIEW AND OUTLOOK
Regional Summary of Week 47, and Outlook for Week 47
In Week 47, hydro-meteorological disasters are still dominating. As Viet Nam had experienced a Tropical Depression “Toraji” last week and are still responding to the landslides and flooding resulting from the disaster. This week, they are bracing for Tropical Storm “Usagi”. However, pre-emptive evacuations and warnings have been issued to mitigate and reduce the impact of disaster in the same area.
Vietnam Meteorological Department (NCHMF) has forecasted that the tropical storm will weaken into a tropical depression at 10am with max sustained winds of 65 kph and eventually into a low pressure area of 28 kph by 10pm
Vietnam CCNDPC has carried out evacuation and relocation of residents from 4 provinces / cities : Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Ba Ria Vung Tau and Ho Chi Minh City.
Regional Summary of Week 46, and Outlook for Week 47 and 48
In Week 46, the reported disasters occurred mostly in Central region with tropical depressions forming near the equator near Vietnam and with another forming near the Davao
Tropical Depression 33 “Samuel” is slated to make landfall in Davao Oriental on 20 November afternoon. Moderate to heavy rains which may trigger flooding and landslides may prevail over Caraga Region, Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley beginning 19 November. (PAGASA)
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The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA CENTRE) is an intergovernmental organization, established by the ten ASEAN Member States with the aim to facilitate cooperation and coordination of disaster management amongst ASEAN Member States. The Centre also partners with international organizations, private sector, and civil society organizations, such as the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the United Nations, and AADMER Partnership Group in Southeast Asian region.