||On 16 January 2018, Indonesian Ministry of Health (MoH) has declared a measles outbreak and malnutrition in the Asmat District of the Papua Province. The National Health Crisis Centre at MoH activated its public health emergency operation center to monitor the impact of the crisis regularly. As of 21 January 2018, at least 602 positive measles cases have been identified. Papua, as one of the poorest area of Indonesia, has a poor food security status. A large proportion of the population, especially children, are suffering of malnutrition and weakened immunity, which makes them more vulnerable to measles and its complications. Only 17 % of the area's population are vaccinated against measles.
||On Sunday, 14th of January 2017 Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology increased the alert level for Mount Mayon to three (scale 1-5), which indicates a prospect of hazardous eruption within the following weeks or even days. On Monday, 15th of January, ash clouds were seen erupting from the crater with lava falling down the slopes. At least 15 000 people living nearby have fled their homes.
||Typhoon Tembin is expected to slam into Vietnam late on Monday, 25 December 2017. Vietnam's disaster prevention committee said 74,000 people had been moved to safety from vulnerable areas, while authorities in 15 provinces and cities were prepared to move more than 1 million.
||On 20 Dec 2017, Tropical Depression "Vinta" (local name) has intensified into a tropical storm as it continues to track westward with maximum sustained winds of up to 65 kph. Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains is expected over Eastern Visayas, Caraga and Davao Region within 24 hours. The storm is expected to make landfall over Caraga - Davao Region area between Thursday (December 21) evening and Friday (December 22) morning.
||On Friday, 15 December 2017, at 23:47 local time, BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency) reported an earthquake of 6.9 magnitude. The epicentre was located on the coast at 7.75 degrees south and 108.11 degrees east, some 6 km southeast of Bantarkalong, Tasikmalaya District, West Java Province, with an estimated depth of 120 km. The National Disaster Management Office (BNPB) BNPB confirmed that as a result of the earthquake, four people are dead, 11 people seriously injured and 25 people slightly injured. To date, the recorded number of damaged houses is 2,935 in West Java, Central Java and Yogyakarta, with West Java as the most affected province. Latest data shows 451 heavily damaged houses, 579 medium damaged houses and 1,905 slightly damaged houses.
||A new Tropical Cyclone KAI-TAK (named URDUJA in the Philippines) formed over the south west Pacific Ocean on 13 December and started moving west-northwest toward Eastern Samar province (Eastern Visayas region, Philippines). On 14 December at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 200 km south-east of Borongan city (Eastern Samar province) and it had maximum sustained wind speed of 56 km/h (Tropical Depression).
||Heavy rain has been affecting Malaysia over the past few days, causing floods and landslides.
According to media, as of 6 November at 6.00 UTC, at least seven people have been killed in the state of Penang (north-western Malaysia) and 5 500 have been evacuated from the states of Penang and Kedah.
||As of 5 November, Typhoon Damrey caused 29 deaths, destroyed 600 houses and damaged nearly 40,000 houses after hitting 10 provinces and the city of Danang on 4 November. National authorities have instructed all central and provincial agencies to scale up search and rescue and relief operations and to quickly restore damaged infrastructures. NGO partners with operations in the affected areas, including Save the Children and World Vision, have mobilized local staff and resources to support provincial authorities. No international assistance has been requested.
||Many South Central provinces flooded deeply in the flood
The rise of rivers has drowned many roads, isolating some residential areas in Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, Binh Dinh, Quang Ngai.
The provinces of the South are busy coping with tropical low pressure
On November 1, the tropical low pressure caused the long-lasting rain causing the Ky Lo River in Dong Xuan District ( Phu Yen ) to rise as the La Hai Bridge flooded more than 1.5 meters; As for the Cay Sung River bridge in Xuan Son Bac commune, the flood waters are over 2 m. Two villages of Xuan My and Lac Chi communes of Hoa My Dong commune, Tay Hoa district were flooded. Many parts of the district are isolated.
The rails in Xuan Quang Bac commune were lashed up over 20 m, causing the North-South trains to pause. SE8 train route Ho Chi Minh City - Hanoi forced to stop at Tuy Hoa station waiting to overcome the problem.
||Heavy downpours and flooding caused by a tropical depression over the past few days have wreaked havoc in central and northern localities, claiming the lives of at least 20 people. Five were injured and at least 12 others are missing, according to the National Committee for Search and Rescue.
||The activity of Mount Agung in Bali has increased from Level 3 (High Alert: Orange/Ready to erupt) to Level 4 (Red/Danger). The increased seismic activity in the region is increasing the danger of eruption. As of 24th of September, over 35,000 people have been evacuated from the high risk areas. The number is expected to increase in the upcoming days.
||Typhoon Doksuri, the biggest storm to hit Vietnam in many years, is forecast to make landfall in the central region on late September 15 and early September 16.
This is the first time Vietnam has rated the Danger Level 4 for a storm. Therefore, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, who is also head of the National Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control, asked the NCHMF to keep a close watch on the developments of the typhoon to provide accurate forecasts.
||The storm number 6 name Hato had landing on Hong Kong, China. On land, the storm also affected to the province in the Northern of Vietnam. There are a lot of heavy rain, land slide and local flood in mountain area.
- Casualty: 02 people dead, 01 people missing,
- Housing: 05 houses collapsed completely; 387 unroofed;
- Agriculture: Total area of rice and crops are flooded: 1.751 ha, including 1.502 hectares of rice and 249 hectares of crops.
- Damage to livestock: 1.713 of cattle and poultry died, swept away.
- Damage to transport, irrigation: 15.000 m3 national highway 3C was landslide; 820m local roads are landslide and damaged.
||Flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 12 people in northern Vietnam according to reports by Vietnam's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control (CCNDPC).
Rain has been falling over the last few days in Vietnam's northern mountainous provinces. The rain was particularly heavy from 02 to 03 August, where several locations recorded more than 100 mm in 24 hours.
||After battered by heavy rain that brought by the Tropical Storm Sonca, flood occurred in Preah Vihear, Oddar Meanchey, Stung Treng and Kampot Provinces. In Preah Vihear, the flood has caused 2 deaths. The rescue team also evacuated 48 families in Choam Ksan District. In total, 250 families were affected and evacuated in Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey Provinces.
||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.
||Flooding in 18 districts of Sakon Nakhon province of the Northeast is still causing anxiety and serious problems, according to the provincial disaster prevention and mitigation office. In nearby Ban Dung district of Udon Thani province, Wat Pa Kham Chanot, a famous tourist spot, has been closed temporarily to tourists.
In Kalasin province, the flooding has inundated 439 villages in 70 tambons across 15 districts, affecting more than 10,000 households. Eleven districts have been declared disaster zones.
||Tropical Storm Sonca will hit middle of Vietnam at 25 July, and flood will be occurred.
||Monsoon rains and increased water levels in major rivers have caused seasonal floods in Magway and Sagaing regions since the beginning of July. In addition, Ayeyarwady, Bago and Mandalay regions, as well as Kayin State, have been affected by floods since the second week of July due to continuous heavy rains. According to the Government of Myanmar's Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) in Nay Pyi Taw, as of 21 July more than 91,000 people across 29 townships in Magway, Sagaing, Bago and Ayeyarwady regions, as well as in Kayin State, have been temporarily displaced/evacuated since early July and at least two people have died due to floods and landslides...Magway is the most severely affected region with almost 63,000 people, who have been temporarily displaced/evacuated across 12 townships. Pokkoku and Yesagyo are the most affected townships with 34,000 and 13,000 people temporarily displaced, respectively. In both townships, RRD has built evacuation sites with support from civil society organizations.
||- Earthquake Magnitude 6.5M, Depth:6.49km
- on 06 Jul 2017 08:03 UTC
- 3948864 people within 100km