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28 Dec 2017 description

Tropical storm Tembin (locally known as Vinta) crossed various provinces across Mindanao causing severe flooding, flash floods and landslides on 22 to 23 December 2017. Various humanitarian organizations present in Iligan City responding to Marawi conflict have conducted initial assessments and response.
ARMM HEART and Mindanao Humanitarian Team (MHT) Cluster leads and its local partners are undertaking needs assessment in Lanao del Sur province to support local government units in the humanitarian response.

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26 Dec 2017 description

Tropical storm (TS) made landfall in Davao Oriental in the morning of 22 December and crossed various provinces across Mindanao causing flash floods and landslides. Severe flooding and landslides have been reported in Cagayan de Oro City and in a number of towns in Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur , Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga Sibugay provinces. The Mindanao Humanitarian Team and its local partners are undertaking needs assessment and supporting local government units in the humanitarian response.

24 Dec 2017 description

As tropical storm Kai-tak (locally known Urduja) leaves the Philippines Area of Responsibility (PAR), another tropical storm has entered PAR named Tembin (locally known as Vinta). TS Kai-tak dumped an estimated 300-500 mm of rain in eastern and central Visayas which caused flooding and landslides along its path. TS Tembin intensified as it made landfall in Davao Oriental in the morning of 22 December and crossed various provinces across Mindanao causing flash floods and landslides.

22 Dec 2017 description

As tropical storm Kai-tak (locally known Urduja) leaves the Philippines Area of Responsibility (PAR), another tropical storm has entered PAR named Tembin (locally known as Vinta). TS Kai-tak dumped an estimated 300-500 mm of rain in eastern and central Visayas which caused flooding and landslides along its path. TS Tembin intensified as it made landfall in Davao Oriental in the morning of 22 December and crossed various provinces across Mindanao causing flash floods and landslides, which rendered several roads impassable.

14 Dec 2017 description

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are starting to return to Marawi City after the end of clashes between Armed Forces of the Philippines and the non-state armed group. Affected barangays are grouped by cluster and are being cleared for phased returns. Families from barangays under clusters 1, 2 and 3 have returned.

03 Oct 2017 description

The Community of Practice on Community Engagement conducted a series of pre-crisis information mapping surveys and consultations in 10 selected barangays in Metro Manila from May to July 2017. The survey was conducted to understand and validate information on the vulnerabilities, capacities and preferences on the type of relief and humanitarian assistance that the community may need should a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Manila.

15 Sep 2017 description

Fighting between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and local non-state armed actors, including members of the Maute Group, that began on 23 May 2017 in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur province, forced nearly 360,000 people – primarily Maranaos – to flee.

14 Sep 2017 description

More than three months since the conflict erupted between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Islamic State-inspired Maute group in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, 360,000 people remain displaced according to the Disaster Assistance Family Access Cards registry of the Department of Social Welfare and Development. Of the total displaced, 89% are hosted in the provinces of Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte. The government has established Task Force Bangon Marawi to develop and implement a rehabilitation and recovery programme for Marawi City.