||- Earthquake Magnitude 6.5M, Depth:6.49km
- on 06 Jul 2017 08:03 UTC
- 3948864 people within 100km
||The insurgency in the southern Philippines is one of the world's longest-running civil conflicts. A new cycle of conflict and displacement then broke out in 2008 after the Supreme Court declared the Memorandum of Agreement on the issue of an autonomous Moro homeland, which would have given broader powers to the Muslim leadership and widened the territories of the existing Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), unconstitutional. In August 2008, MILF combatants responded by launching attacks on Christian communities in Cotabato Province and later in Lanao del Norte Province. By the end of the year it was estimated that more than 600,000 people had been displaced.
||Heavy rain battered and triggered flooding in Padang City, West Sumatra Province. 285 people were evacuated due to the flood.
Flood also affected Province of Gorontalo. 484 houses were damaged and 2,747 people were affected by flood in Gorontalo District. Additionally, 2,000 people were displaced in Bone Bolango District.
Flashflood and landslide hit Tolitoli District, Central Sulawesi. The incident has caused 1 death and estimated to affect 56,000 families. The landslide has also caused blockage in Trans-Sulawesi main road.
||Tropical Cyclone (TC) Mora made landfall along the southeast coast of Bangladesh on Tuesday 30 May 2017. TC Mora made its landfall as Category 1 cyclone with sustained winds of up to 120 kph with gustiness reaching up to 148 kph. The cyclone brought heavy rains which impacted several states and regions in Myanmar including Rakhine, Chin, Magway, Sagaing and Ayeyarwady. Based on the government's joint damage assessment in Rakhine, Ayeyarwaddy, and Chin State/regions: 4,792 houses totally damaged and 13,595 partially damaged.
||GDACS - A 6.8 Mw earthquake at a depth of 9.14km on 29 May at 14.35.21 UTC
||High rainfall intensity has caused flood and flashflood in the northern provinces. Seven provinces and 61 villages were affected by flood. In Kamphaeng Pet, the worst affected province, 800 houses were damaged. Meanwhile, 2,000 families in Uttaradit province were urged to evacuate to safer places due to the situation.
||A 6.9 Mw earthquake at a depth of 26km hit undersea, south of Mindanao, on 28 April at 20:23 UTC. According to the USGS shakemap and GDACS calculations, 79,000 people were exposed to VII (Very Strong) shaking. As of 02 May, the Philippines National Disaster Management Agency reports 5 people injured in Sarangani and South Cotabato provinces. A small number of houses and schools were reported damaged.
||A 6.7-magnitude earthquake killed at least six people and injured more than 120 in the southern Philippines late Friday, officials said.
The powerful quake hit roughly 14 kilometers northwest of Surigao City, at about 10:03 p.m. (9:03 a.m. ET), according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. At least 30 aftershocks have rattled the surrounding areas in the hours following the quake, the Institute measured.
||A massive fire swept through crowded shanty town in Parola Compound in Tondo, near the docks in Manila in the evening of February 7, destroying more than 1,000 makeshift houses and leaving 3,000 families (15,000 people) homeless, seven people were reported injured. According to the Fire authorities, the flames spread quickly as houses in the area are made of light materials, making them incredibly flammable. 90 firetrucks were deployed, and fire was put out in the morning of February 8. The cause of the fire is still unknown. Four evacuation centers are opened right after the fire broke out, accommodating more than 1,000 families. While around 900 families chose to spend the night sleeping on the pavement near their burned homes. Food and water were provided to the affected families at the evacuation centers by the local government and NGOs.
||At least four areas in Mindanao, including the cities of Valencia and Cagayan de Oro, have been placed under a state of calamity as widespread flooding brought about by heavy rains this week displaced thousands of residents.
||Widespread flooding in Thailand's south has killed 21 people, hit rubber production in the region and shut down infrastructure.
||The seasonal heavy continuous rains in the East Coast of Malaysia from 26th December 2016 have caused flooding in two states, namely, Kelantan and Terengganu. The floods have temporarily displaced about 25,000 people and have rendered some villages inaccessible due to damaged bridges and blocked roads. Public facilities including health centres and schools were also inundated. Schools were cancelled in many of the districts as they were converted into evacuation centres. In Kelantan, three main rivers, Sungai Golok, Sungai Galas and Sungai Kelantan, have overflown and flooded several districts including Bachok, Gua Musang, Jeli, Kota Bahru, Machang, Pasir Mas, Pasir Puteh, Tanah Merah, Tumpat and Kuala Krai. Meanwhile, in Terengganu, Sungai Besut, Sungai Terengganu and Sungai Setiu have reached critical level prompting the authorities to evacuate communities from the districts along these rivers. As of yesterday, 4th January 2017, the Terengganu state flood watch online portal stated that a total of 7,752 people (2,450 families) have been moved to 101 relief centres which was an increase of 20% from the previous Information bulletin Malaysia: Seasonal Flooding MRC Terengganu helping evacuees in Kampung Tadok week. In Kelantan, almost 11,250 (3348 families) people have been moved to 125 evacuation centre. About 68 schools in the two states were closed to accommodate the evacuees. As of today, 5 th January 2017, water levels in most of the rivers are receding as the rains in the east coast has stopped for the last 24 hours. Some of the evacuees are already leaving the evacuation centres. The authorities have closed 50 out of the 125 evacuation centres in Kelantan with 1,200 families returning to their homes in the districts of Kuala Krai, Machang and Pasir Puteh. Six schools in Terengganu and seven schools in Kelantan were reopened today. The district of Tanah Merah in Kelantan is still in critical situation as flood waters from the Kelantan River in that part is receding at a very slow rate.
||The seasonal heavy continuous rains in the East Coast of Malaysia from 26th December 2016 have caused flooding in two states, namely, Kelantan and Terengganu. The floods have temporarily displaced about 25,000 people and have rendered some villages inaccessible due to damaged bridges and blocked roads.
||Severe Tropical Storm Nock-ten (Nina) has maintained its strength with maximum sustained winds of 105 km/h near the centre and gusts of up to 130 km/h. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) forecasts that STS Nock-ten will intensify as it traverses the Philippines Sea but will slightly weaken when it makes landfall over the province of Catanduanes in the afternoon or evening of 25 December and will continue to cross Southern Luzon, National Capital Region and Central Luzon. Authorities have warned possible landslides and floods especially in low-lying areas.
||Heavy rainfall since 13 December has caused severe flooding in Central and South-Central Vietnam and parts of the Central Highlands. 15 people are known to have died and four people are missing. Almost 112,000 houses have been damaged.
||The 6.4 magnitude quake struck near the town of Sigli on Sumatra island destroying dozens of buildings. An undersea earthquake off Indonesia's Aceh province has killed at least 24 people, authorities said.
||Heavy rainfall by the remnants of Tropical Cyclone AERE that affected the country on 13-14 October as well as by the NW Monsoon has caused extended flooding in central Vietnam. As of 16 October local media reported 24 people killed and nine missing.
||Some 1,474 families or 7,242 individuals from the 12 towns/cities in Pangasinan, Ilocos Sur, and La Union were affected by Tropical cyclone Haima (local name Lawin) as of 17 Oct 2016.
||A weather disturbance which formed in the sea, east of Philippines has intensified to Typhoon Sarika (local name Karen). The national meteorological agency estimates that Sarika will make landfall in the Aurora Quezon area as an equivalent of Category 2 cyclone early Sunday, 16 October. After landfall, Sarika will gain strength slightly as it traverses landmass before exiting to the sea west of Philippines by Monday, 17 October, and leaving the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Tuesday, 18 October 2016.
||Torrential rains triggered floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Java, killing at least 20 villagers and leaving 14 others missing, an official said Wednesday, 21 September 2016. The worst-hit district was West Java's Garut, where 17 people were found dead and 13 others were missing after two rivers overflowed Tuesday night.