The Mindanao Displacement Dashboard is a monthly publication of the Protection Cluster in Mindanao, Philippines which is co-led by UNHCR with the Department of Social Welfare and Development. This publication aims to provide an overview of the protection environment of displacement incidents in Mindanao for each month. Displacement incidents were collected with the support of Protection Cluster members in Mindanao.
Post-Marawi Siege Recovery and Rehabilitation
Regional Summary (Week 12)
1) Most of disasters occurred were hydro-meteorological in nature with floods in Indonesia and strong wind in Thailand recorded.
2) In Philippines, volcanic activities of Mount Mayon still affected people in Albay Province. In Indonesia, Mount Ijen released toxic gas and forced evacuation of nearby villages.
3) AHA Centre also monitored several > M 5.0 earthquakes in in Indonesia and Philippines in Week 12, although they did not caused any damages and triggered disaster declaration.
Regional Summary (Week 11)
1) Most of disasters occurred in Indonesia were due to hydro-meteorological hazards with floods and landslide recorded. AHA Centre also monitored several strong wind events in Indonesia, although they did not caused any damages and disaster declaration.
2) In Philippines, geological hazards still disrupting daily lives of people with Mount Mayon volcanic activities in Albay Province. Also, M 5.0 earthquake was recorded in Bukidnon Province on 15 March 2018, with Talakag city felt intensity V and VI (MMI) and it caused some damages.
Regional Summary Week 09 and Outlook for Week 10
1)Most disasters recorded in Week 09 were still hydro-meteorological in nature, with floods, landslides and strong wind recorded in Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand.
2)There were 53 (fifty-three) earthquakes of M 5.0 and above in nearby borderline between Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Recorded earthquakes were varied in terms of depth and earthquake intensity felt in Indonesian area, and no major damages and impacts reported yet.
• Mayon Volcano continues to show high levels of unrest. Local authorities have evacuated over 82,000 people to safety and have requested the Humanitarian Country Team to assist with addressing priority needs and issues.
• Severe Tropical Storm Tembin affected over 797,000 people in northeastern Mindanao, including those who were displaced by the Marawi conflict.
• A United Nations emergency response grant programme for Marawi has been completed successfully.
Displaced population (cumulative)
There were displacement incidents which happened in each quarter of 2017. As of 31 December 2017, 59,100 families remained displaced affected by Marawi Conflict and Severe Tropical Storm (STS) Tembin.
Affected Population: 1,184,870
Thousands of IDPs are gradually returning to some areas of Marawi City and surrounding municipalities. Humanitarian needs of the affected population remain and will continue well into the new year.
Non-governmental organizations who were displaced by the Marawi conflict reopen their field offices and continue operations.
Marawi humanitarian actors participate in a Gender in Humanitarian Action training in Iligan City.
By Susan De Leon
QUEZON CITY, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- Quezon City will simulate new disaster scenarios in the 4th quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) to be held on December 15.
“We will add new scenarios to test and also showcase the new equipment acquired by the Quezon City government to level up its emergency response capabilities,” said Karl Michael Marasigan, chief of the Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO).
• The Government declares an end to the conflict in Marawi as humanitarian needs continue and planning for return begins.
• ASEAN humanitarian partners and government agencies convene for a workshop to develop a regional contingency plan for a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Manila.
• The International Committee of the Red Cross and the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, together with partners supported an ASEAN symposium on humanitarian response.
At 10:21 PM on 22 October 2017, Sunday, a magnitude 5.4 shook Lian, Batangas. The epicenter is located 9 km West of Lian, Batangas and with a focal depth of 197 km.
I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:
- On 24 September 2017, an earthquake was felt in Wao, Lanao DeI Sur with the following details:
Date/Time: 04:47:05 AM, 24 September 2017
Location: 07.65°N, 124.67°E-010 km N 85° W of Wao, Lanao Del Sur
Depth of focus (Km): 002
Magnitude: Ms. 5.4
October 8th, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) Mission in the Philippines have recently initiated a new project to rehabilitate the houses affected by the earthquake that rattled the City of Surigao at the north-easternmost tip of Mindanao, southern Philippines, early this year.
The $40,000 project would benefit 117 poor families whose houses were totally damaged in February's earthquake.
In the wake of the disaster, a team of QRCS's Mission visited Surigao to assess the needs in cooperation with the local partner.
As the conflict continues in Marawi, authorities and humanitarian actors find ways to sustain support to those displaced.
The delivery of activities funded by the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) reaches its midpoint and recipient agencies share learnings, challenges and next steps.
The Humanitarian Country Team's emergency response clusters hold a workshop to discuss key responsibilities and solutions for a mediumscale typhoon emergency.