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Overall Green Flood alert in Philippines from 12 Dec 2015 00:00 UTC to 06 Jan 2016 23:59 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary



This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 2.

  • Flood Magnitude 5.38
  • from 12 Dec 2015 00:00 UTC to 06 Jan 2016 23:59 UTC
  • 40 killed and 20000 displaced
  • inserted at 06 Jan 2016 01:50:10 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: TC-2015-000170-PHL (glide) TC-2015-000170-PHL (glide)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 104 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

St. James Baptist in Gulfport celebrates 100-year anniversary
Sat, 09 Jan 2016 00:23:00 +0100   sunherald (en)

GULFPORT -- St. James Baptist Church began 100 years ago with no more than a determined preacher, a Bible, a few faithful followers and a love for God. Meetings were held in a house and sometimes under a tree where the present building now stands. The first no-frills building was built in 1919 at 604 25th Street in Gulfport.

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Philippines: PRD distributes unconditional cash grant for Lando-affected families in Nueva Ecija
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 03:11:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

Even during the Christmas holidays, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) goes out on its way to alleviate the suffering of typhoon-affected families in the country, the foremost humanitarian organization in the country, supported by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies....

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Travel plans hit by haze? Some insurers won't accept claims
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 22:21:00 +0100   straitstimesSG (en)

The haze that blanketed Singapore and the region last year was the worst on record. Plumes of smoke from forest fires in Indonesia spread as far as the Philippines, causing health problems, school closures and flight cancellations. Some travellers who faced trip disruptions due to the haze have....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: ReliefWeb (1), UNOSAT (1), EMM (1), JRC (47), NASA (8),

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