MOGADISHU, Somalia, 17 July 2018 – The European Union (EU) is contributing an additional €5 million in humanitarian support, towards UNICEF’s response, which will provide lifesaving health, nutrition, water, sanitation, education and protection services to children caught in the ongoing crisis in Somalia.
• A total of 146 new cases AWD/cholera were reported in week 28 compared to 151 cases week 27.
• 66% (97) cases were reported from flood affected regions of Lower Shabelle, Middle Shabelle and Lower Jubba regions
• No new death was reported in week 28 compared to no deaths reported in week 27
• A cumulative total of 5,880 cases including 40 deaths have been reported since December 2017
• The new AWD/cholera cases reported in Beletweyne started in December 2017.
Regional Summary of Week 29 and Outlook for Week 30
Ongoing conflict and natural disaster were the key drivers of humanitarian needs during the reporting period (01 April – 30 June 2018).
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Acting Secretary Virginia “Gee” N. Orogo traveled to Ilocos Region over the weekend to distribute relief assistance to families and individuals who have been affected by the Southwest Monsoon or ‘Habagat’.
By Marcelo M. Pedalino
SOUTHERN LEYTE, July 19 (PIA) -- All public funds received have been duly accounted for.
This was the central message conveyed as the provincial government here sent a Fund Utilization Report to the city government of Davao .
The report, marked received by the city accountant office of Davao July 9, 2018, covered the P 3 Million cash assistance donated to the province in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda in November, 2013.
By Joanna D. Sabado
SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 22 (PIA) -- Severely affecting Ilocos region for the past days were the intermittent heavy to intense rains brought about by the southwest monsoon enhanced by typhoon “Inday”, causing flooding on different municipalities in the region particularly in Pangasinan.
According to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-1), partial number of affected residents is at 453,061 individuals from 91,433 families in the provinces of Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan.
At 11:00 PM of 22 July 2018, Tropical Depression "Josie" is about to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). “JOSIE” may exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this morning. All Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals have been lifted.
As the Southwest Monsoon or ‘Habagat’ continues to bring rains in large part of Luzon, some 2,798 families or 13,888 persons have evacuated from their places of origin and are now seeking temporary shelter in 98 evacuation centers set up by local government units (LGUs) in Regions I, III, NCR, CALABARZON, and CAR, according to the July 22, 5 am report of the Department of Social Welfare and Development- Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DSWD-DROMIC).
- RAJ BAHADUR SHAHI, Mugu
Twelve villages in Mugu district are at high risk of landslides, according to the District Natural Disaster and Rescue Committee.
Righa, Kamfa, Charap, Kalapalta, Rawalbada, Bhiyalbada, Magri, Gamgadi, Godekhola and Bhatdadi, among other villages, are at high risk of landslides.
habagat monsoon season is enhanced by Tropical Depression 11, 12 and 13 bringing heavy rainfall since 16 July. NDRRMC reported that 203,053 families or 914,353 persons being affected across 753 barangays. Till date, 173 houses were reported to have sustained damage with only 16 being totally damaged.
PAGASA has issued flood advisories for areas affected by #habagat monsoon - Residents have been advised to look out for flash floods and risk of landslides throughout this rainy season.
HÀ NỘI — Heavy rain triggered by Typhoon Sơn Tinh has left 19 dead, 13 missing and 17 others injured in northern and north central provinces.
Of the victims, 10 deaths and nine missing victims were in Yên Bái Province while two deaths and two missing were in Thanh Hoá Province, and one death was in Hoà Bình Province, reported the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Floods also levelled 217 homes and damaged nearly 10,000 others.
The Gu rainy season has ended and food security has improved significantly compared to the 2016/2017 drought.
Flooding (March-June) and cyclone Sagar (May) affected over one million persons and temporarily displaced 274,000 persons.
Monitoring agencies expect most IDPs will remain in need of emergency humanitarian assistance through 2018.
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Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Flows in the River Chenab along with Nullahs of Rivers Ravi & Chenab are likely to increase from 23 July 2018. Details at Annex A.