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)
- Nearly 140,000 people were affected severe floods in the five regions and three states.
- Severe flooding has affected 17 provinces. Thousand of houses and hectares of agriculture land were reportedly submerged.
- Storm “Sonca” has caused 6 deaths and damaged 1,504 houses in Quang Tri and Ha Tinh Provinces.
Sonca-17 is a tropical storm that affected the north-central coast of Vietnam. This storm originated on 17 July 2017 in the South China Sea (northwest Pacific) at a speed of about 28 km/h. On 25 July 2017, tropical storm Sonca-17 made landfall on the Quang Tri Province, Vietnam and it is expected to move a few hours later towards the Khammouan Province, Lao PDR with a maximum sustainable wind speed of 55 km/h. The tropical storm is soon expected to dissipate on land.