Philippines Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 7 | 1 – 31 July 2015

Situation Report
Originally published



  • Conflict and flooding trigger recurrent displacement in Maguindanao, eroding resources of the poorest and hampering their recovery.

  • UN Special Rapporteur on IDP rights calls for enhanced assistance to conflict-induced IDPs including indigenous peoples in Mindanao.

  • Intensifying El Niño may cause drought and water shortages in parts of the country and trigger erratic behaviour of tropical storms.

  • Philippine government with local communities and humanitarian partners conducts the first Metro Manila earthquake drill.


Zamboanga Crisis

Number of IDPs remaining in Grandstand evacuation centre: 0

Number of IDPS LupaLupa and Mariki ES: 1200

Number of IDPs in all other transitional sites: 15,900

Number of IDPs hosted by relatives and friends or renting temporary homes: 11,300*

Number of IDPs awarded permanent shelters: 2,900**

Number of IDPs received home material assistance: 8,300**

Source: CCCM Cluster (as of 31 July 2015), *Protection Cluster (as of December 2014) **National Housing Authority (June 2015)

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