Regional Summary (Week 23)
This overview document presents incidents affecting aid delivery in 18 countries in Asia in 2017. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). In 2017, 263 security incidents affecting NGO staff members, programmes and assets were reported. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information.
It is neither a complete count nor representative.
Regional Summary (Week 21)
1) Most of disasters occurred in Week 21 were hydro-meteorological in nature with floods in Indonesia and Malaysia; strong wind in Cambodia, Thailand and Indonesia. In addition, a landslide in Viet Nam was caused by erosion in a river bank and there was an increasing activities with Merapi Volcano in Indonesia.
Regional Summary (Week 19)
1) There have been reports of increasing seismic activity across the past few weeks. You can keep posted on the latest report here provided by Smithsonian Institute in collaboration with USGS.
2) 10 earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 and above were reported between 7 May and 13 May 2018 within ASEAN Region. None of the reported earthquakes have triggered tsunami warnings.
Les 27 pays cibles en Afrique subsaharienne et la sous-région du Grand Mékong on bénéficié de plus de $5,4+ milliards de ressources pour la prévention, le traitement et la lutte contre le paludisme.
Regional Summary (Week 15)
1) Disasters recorded in Week 15 were hydro-meteorological in nature with floods, landslides and strong winds in Indonesia, Thailand and Viet Nam.
2) Emergency response status for Oil Spill in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia is effective until 20 April 2018.
3) AHA Centre monitored eruptions in Mount Agung (11 April 2018) and Mount Sinabung (15 April 2018), Indonesia, and noted no humanitarian consequences in the areas.
Regional Summary Week 10
1)Most disasters recorded in Week 10 were still hydro-meteorological in nature. Floods dominated reports from Indonesia, while storms and strong wind struck Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Viet Nam. No fatalities recorded from these disasters.
2)Following the M 5.2 Earthquake in Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia (8 Mar 2018, 21.06 UTC+8), disruptions to climbing activities in Mount Kinabalu occurred and triggered search and rescue operations. Around 239 climbers and workers were safely recused by local authority.
Regional Summary (Week 07)
Most disasters recorded were hydro-meteorological in nature, due to intense rainfall in Indonesia and TS Sanba (Basyang) in Philippines. Concern on Mount Mayon (Philippines) continued, while Mount Agung (Indonesia) erupted again despite alert level being lowered. All disasters are within the capacity of respective ASEAN Member States.
Regional Summary for Week 06 (5-11 Feb) & Outlook for Week 07 (12-18 Feb)
Week 06 was dominated by hydro-meteorological disasters, including floods and landslides in Malaysia,
Indonesia and Philippines. All disasters were within the capacity of government agencies of ASEAN member states. Approximately 974,316 people in ASEAN region were affected.
Alert Status for Mount Agung (Bali, Indonesia) reduced to Alert Level III (Watch) from 10 Feb 2018, with mandatory exclusion zone reduced to 4 km radius (BNPB; PVMBG).
PHILIPPINES / VIET NAM
Aid in Danger partner agency incidents. Partner agencies operate in 22 countries. Partner agencies reported 391 incidents in ten countries and 13 security measures taken to protect staff, assets and programmes in three countries. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is not a complete count nor representative. For other incidents recorded by the Aid in Danger project, including from open sources, please see NGO Security Incident Overview.
AHA Centre's Disaster Monitoring & Response System (DMRS) is on "Warning" alert for potential Mount Agung eruption from 25 November 2017
Indonesian authorities maintains Alert Level IV (out of 4 levels, the highest) for Mount Agung from 27 November 2017, 06,00 (UTC +8)
MALAYSIA: Flooding in residential areas
Several areas in this area, hit by flash floods due to continuous rain since early this morning. Water spots include Kampung Serampang Indah, Kampung Gajah Mati, Taman Anggerik, Batu Kikir and Jalan Taman Mahsan.
As the water was about one metre high, the road was impassable to light vehicles.
PHILIPPINES & VIETNAM: Tropical Storm Kirogi (31)
Typhoon Damrey (28)
Significant damage in 14 provinces of south-central Viet Nam was reported, after landfall on 4 November 2017. Official tally estimated 104 deaths, 19 missing with around 4 million people affected.
Coastal communities started debris management & early recovery. AHA Centre received request from Vietnam’s government. DELSA stockpiles were mobilised with in- country team assessing the situation.
Heavy Floods (TD 29)