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ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 22, 31 May – 06 June 2021

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REGIONAL SUMMARY:

For the twenty-second (22nd) week of 2021, a total of 10 disasters (4 floods, 3 landslides, 1 storm and 2 winds-related) affected the region. Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand have reportedly been affected. High intensity rain caused flooding and landslide events in Indonesia as reported by the Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB). Tropical Cyclone CHOI-WAN caused flooding, landslide, wind and storm events in ten (10) regions as reported by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). Lastly, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) of Thailand reported strong winds, flooding and landslide in 14 provinces.

HIGHLIGHT:

According to The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), Tropical Cyclone CHOI-WAN (local name: Dante) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on 30 May and intensified into a Tropical Storm on 31 May. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), as of 6 May, a total of 29.1K families (122K persons) affected, 11 people died, 2 missing, and 3 suffered injuries, and 3,209 houses damaged in 462 Barangays in Region III, CALABARZON, V, MIMAROPA, VI, VII, VIII, XI, XII, Caraga and BARMM. It cost 1.9M USD worth of damage to agriculture and 2.8M USD worth of damage to infrastructure as reported by NDRRMC. According to NDRRMC, 50.1K USD worth of assistance have been provided to the victims of the effects of the Tropical Cyclone CHOI-WAN.