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27 Sep 2017 description

The status of Mount Agung has been raised to WARNING (AWAS-level 4) since 22 September 2017. The Indonesian Disaster Management Authority (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana / BNPB) has issued a 12 km radius exclusion zone from the crater. It is predicted that three districts along the northeastern hemisphere zone: Karangasem, Klungkung, Bangli will be directly impacted.

24 Sep 2017 description

NEW YORK, 22 September 2017- The Secretariats of ASEAN and the United Nations, acknowledged the strong cooperation and collaboration between both organizations at their annual meeting held at the UN Headquarters yesterday.

This annual Secretariat-to-Secretariat Meeting was established in March 2011 as a formal mechanism to consolidate and strengthen ASEAN-UN relations, review projects and activities and decide on new areas of cooperation and collaboration.

18 Sep 2017 description

1. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Typhoon Doksuri has caused significant impact with the details as follow: 9 death, 4 missing, 112 people injured, 1,185 houses collapsed, 152,559 houses damaged and 10,923 houses flooded;

  • The worst hit area were Ha Tinh and Quang Binh Provinces.

  • The national and local government along has provided relief activities to the affected population

  • The weather situation is improving in Viet Nam and the impact of the Typhoon is within the capacity of national government.

16 Sep 2017 description

1. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Typhoon Doksuri has made landfall in Viet Nam as Category 1 Typhoon with maximum sustained wind of 135 kph;

  • Four (4) persons reported dead, and 21 persons injured;

  • Thirty-three (33) houses collapsed and 121.289 houses damaged;

  • Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited the hard-hit province today

  • Assessment of the impact is still on going;

16 Sep 2017 description

1. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Typhoon ‘Doksuri’ has made landfall in Viet Nam as a Category 1 typhoon with maximum sustained winds of 135 kph;

  • National and local authorities have put in place preparedness measures such as evacuation of at risk population, prepositioning of response capacities, early harvest, among others.

  • Assessment of the impact is still on going.

2. SUMMARY OF DISASTER EVENT

08 Sep 2017 description

Description

In the early morning of 6th September, flashflood occur in Kyi Htauk Pauk Village, Singu Township, Mandalay Region.

Due to this event, 274 people from the 58 families were affected.

Mandalay Regional RRD Office has already provided the emergency relief supplies to those affected population.

Source: Myanmar RRD

Additional Data

Country: Myanmar

Casualty

Affected Families: 58

Affected Persons: 274

24 Aug 2017 description

This Handbook offers a simplified and practical reference for project proponents who are looking to develop and submit project proposals through the use of the ASEAN Cooperation Project Proposal Template. The handbook is also aiming to guide proponents and relevant stakeholders through the implementation of their projects. This guidance encompasses assisting them in the monitoring of approved projects, as well as assisting them in the completion and submission of completion reports through the use of the prescribed ASEAN Cooperation Project Completion Template.

21 Aug 2017 description

SINGAPORE, 19 August 2017 – More than 140 participants attended the third ASEAN Strategic Policy Dialogue on Disaster Management (SPDDM) held in Singapore yesterday in commemoration of ASEAN’s golden jubilee celebration and the World Humanitarian Day on 19 August. 

17 Aug 2017 description

EDITOR’S NOTE

Greetings fellow ASEANers!

The ”One ASEAN, One Response” vision, which has been shared amongst the ASEAN Community since 2015, is a comprehensive effort coordinated by the AHA Centre to help ASEAN Member States (AMS) respond to disasters as one and to establish mechanisms that reduce disaster-related losses.

10 Aug 2017 description

Highlights
- This will be the AHA Centre final situation update regarding the landslide and flash flood situation in Northern Viet Nam.
- Relief and search and rescue operations in the Northern provinces of Viet Nam following landslides and flash floods are still ongoing. Affected provinces are the Son La province, the Yen Bai province, the Dien Bien province, and the Lai Chau province.

08 Aug 2017 description

Foreword

by the EU Ambassador to ASEAN

The EU and ASEAN have a lot in common. Our shared history dates back for centuries and today, together, we represent the most mature and the most promising economies in the world. As we work together to address global challenges through a multilateral approach, we are both committed to regional integration as the most effective way to build stability and to reach prosperity. We are partners for the future.

08 Aug 2017 description

This ASEAN-EU Plan of Action replaces the Bandar Seri Begawan Plan of Action to strengthen the ASEAN-EU Enhanced Partnership (2013-2017) and is adopted at the PMC+1 with the EU.

ASEAN and the EU shall pursue cooperation in conformity with their obligations under international law, and in accordance with their respective domestic laws, regulations and policies.

05 Aug 2017 description

1. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) of Thailand declared 11 provinces as disaster affected areas. The National Emergency Operation Centre is now activated and release two reports daily.

  • In total 44 Provinces were affected and inundated by the monsoon. The affected areas covered 289 districts, 1,147 sub-districts, 10,487 villages, 43 communities.

  • Twenty-seven (27) people reported death.

  • Ten (10) provinces remain inundated with 274,512 families and 837,896 people affected.

04 Aug 2017 description

Highlights
- Landslides occur in Nam-Ho Dien Bien districts of Lai Chau Province, Mu Chang Chai districts of Yen Bai Province, Muong La districts of Son La Province.
- Total damage estimated at 538.2 billion VND or approximately equivalent to 24 million USD.
- Latest reports indicated the following casualties: 9 deaths, 24 missing, 12 injured, and 196 houses washed away or collapsed. Additionally 75 houses were affected by landslides, and 125 houses unroofed.

03 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Landslides occur in Nam-Ho Dien Bien districts of Lai Chau Province, Mu Chang Chai districts of Yen Bai Province, Muong La districts of Son La Province

  • Flashfloods occur in Mu Chang Chai districts of Yen Bai Province and Muong La districts of Son La Province

  • Intial reports indicated 6 deaths, 23 missing, 10 injured and 112 houses collapsed

02 Aug 2017 description

The high rainfall intensity, enhanced by the Tropical Storm (TS) “Sonca” has triggered flooding in several areas in Cambodia, Lao, Thailand and Myanmar.

Four Provinces in Cambodia were affected namely Kratie, Prey Veng, Pnomh Penh and Tbong Kmum Provinces. According to the National Committee for Disaster Management of Cambodia, there are three deaths and 2.686 houses submerged as of 31 July 2017. In addition, Fifty three (53) household are affected and 23 household was evacuated.

31 Jul 2017 description

MYANMAR

  • Nearly 140,000 people were affected severe floods in the five regions and three states.

THAILAND

  • Severe flooding has affected 17 provinces.  Thousand of houses and hectares of agriculture land were reportedly submerged.

VIET NAM

  • Storm “Sonca”  has caused 6 deaths and damaged 1,504 houses in Quang Tri and Ha Tinh Provinces.

LAO PDR

31 Jul 2017 description

Description

The high rainfall intensity, enhanced by the Tropical Storm (TS) "Sonca", has triggered flooding in Province of Saravan, Champassak, Xekong, Xayaboury, Borikhamxay. Savannakhet and Attapeu.

In Xayaboury Province, two people were died and one person was reportedly injured after flash flood hit Kaenthao District. About 89 houses were affected by the incident.

31 Jul 2017 description

Description

The Tropical Storm (TS) "Sonca" has lashed and left a trail of destruction in the Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue Provinces. According to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the storm has caused 6 deaths in Ha Tinh and Quang Tri. A total of 1,504 houses were reportedly damaged in Quang Tri (1,399) and Ha Tinh (105). The storm has also damaged 5,777 ha of paddy field and 750 ha of crops in the affected provinces.