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ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 2 - 8 April 2018

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Regional Summary (Week 14)

1) Disasters recorded in Week 14 were hydro-meteorological and volcanic in nature with the exception of an oil spill in Indonesia

2) Thailand Meteorological Department had issued a summer storm warning for north-eastern and eastern provinces for Week 14. Hailstorm had been recorded in Khon Kaen destroying 107 roofs of houses in the process.

3) In Philippines, an earthquake of magnitude 6.0 was felt in Tarragona (Davao Oriental) on 5 Apr 2018.
No damage reported, according to National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC).

4) In Indonesia, Mt Sinabung erupted with a gray smoke column on 6 Apr 2018. Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) is currently RED published on 6 Apr 2018 at 16:26 (UTC+7).

5) ASEAN Specialised Meteorological Centre maintains Alert Level 2. some hotspots continued to be observed in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, northern Thailand and Vietnam. In southern ASEAN region, there was wet weather conditions but a few hotspots were observed in Peninsula Malaysia and Sumatra.

6) All disasters occurred in Week 13 were within the capacity of respective ASEAN Member States.