AHA Centre is monitoring the impacts of Tropical Depression (TD) Cempaka (95S) & Tropical Cyclone (TC) Dahlia (96S), including secondary hazards.
ASEAN’s Vision for a Resilient Future
- The status of Mount Agung has been raised to highest Alert Level IV for Mount Agung from 27 November 2017, 06,00 (UTC +8). The Indonesian Disaster Management Authority (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana / BNPB) has issued a 8 km radius Danger Exclusion Zone up to 10 km from the crater.
- Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) for Mt. Agung is currently at Red Level.
- Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) & Lombok Praya International Airport (LOP) are closed, correct as at 28 November 2017, 12.00 hours (UTC +7).
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)
✓ In the past 24 hours, Mt. Agung, in Bali, Indonesia has erupted twice with the following volcanic activity summary:
✓ First eruption: 25 Nov 2017, 17.30 (UTC+8), releasing 1,500 m of ash cloud.
✓ Second eruption: 26 Nov 2017, 05.45 (UTC +8), releasing 3,000 m of ash cloud.
✓ Type of eruption: Phreatic eruption
✓ As of 26 Nov 2017, 05.55 (UTC+8), eruption and ash emission is continuing, with ash cloud moving east-southeast.
Recognising the need to integrate DRR and CCA into policies and institutions in The Member States, JICA has supported implementation of a project for ‘Strengthening Institutional and Policy Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Integration’.
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)
Countries at Risk
Vietnam (VN), landfall est. 19 Nov 2017
Cambodia (KH), landfall est. 20 Nov 2017
Key Infrastructures at Risk
Cam Ranh Int’l Airport / CXR (VN)
Van Phong Port (VN)
Nha Trang Port (VN)
Dong Hai Port (VN)
Characteristics of Risk
The affected population is classified as high risk (ASEAN Multi Hazard Risk Index).
• From 15 November 2017, the Viet Nam Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control (CCNDPC) maintained the following numbers of casualties, damages and impacts due to Typhoon Damrey:
Countries at Risk
- Vietnam (VN), landfall est. 19 Nov 2017
- Cambodia (KH), landfall est. 20 Nov 2017
Key Infrastructures at Risk
- Nha Trang Int’l Airport / NHA (VN)
- Cam Ranh Int’l Airport / CXR (VN)
- Van Phong Port (VN)
- Nha Trang Port (VN)
JAKARTA, 17 November 2017 – ASEAN officials in charge of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) committed themselves to strengthening integration of actions in their respective agencies that will effectively address disaster risk and climate change, with particular focus on water-related disasters including flood, storm, landslide and drought.
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)
• As of 12 November 2017, the Viet Nam Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control (CCNDPC) maintained the following numbers of casualties, damages and impacts due to Typhoon Damrey: death-toll, 104 people; 19 people still missing and 197 injured; at total 141,139 houses collapsed and/or damaged; 9,163 ha of paddy area flooded; 20,783 ha of vegetable and other agricultural areas damaged; 1,345 ships sink or damaged; 205,141 meters of canals and embankments damaged; 92 irrigation dams (various sizes).
• The CCNDPC assessment as of 10 November 2017 suggest Typhoon Damrey have affected 14 provinces and resulted in death of 100 people with 18 more are still missing. It is recorded that 1,484 houses totally collapsed, 124,222 houses damaged, 10,295 Ha of rice fields inundated and damaged, 56,042 Ha of other agricultural areas damaged and 25,504 cages of aquaculture damaged. As of 10 November 2017, floods in Quang Ngai have receded. Flooding still exists in Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen.
• Typhoon ‘Damrey’ (Typhoon No. 12 in Vietnam, 28 worldwide) has made landfall in between the south of Phu Yen and north of Khanh Hoa provinces, Viet Nam as a Category 1 typhoon with maximum sustained winds of 139 kph on Saturday (4 November 2017) morning.
The AHA Centre Disaster Monitoring & Response System (DMRS) has recognized that Typhoon Damrey (28) stopped on 4 November 2017, 19.00 (UTC+7), and damages in provinces in Central-South of Vietnam were sustained.
AHA Centre has cancelled the alert status to Typhoon Damrey (28) and shifting towards monitoring and emergency response situation on the ground.
AHA Centre’s representative is present on the ground and currently assessing the situation with Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control of Vietnam.