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ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 44 (31 October – 6 November 2022)

REGIONAL SUMMARY:

For the forty-fourth week of 2022, a total of 33 disasters (28 floods, 1 storm, and 4 wind-related) affected the ASEAN region. Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines were reportedly affected. Flooding due to long durations of heavy rainfall and the overflowing of rivers were reported by Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB) in Aceh, East Nusa Tenggara, Riau, Central Sulawesi, North Sumatra, East and Central Java, and North, South, and Central Sulawesi. Second, the Philippines’ National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that TD 27W (local name: “Queenie”) resulted in disasters Mindanao. Lastly, Agensi Pengurusan Bencana Negara (NADMA) of Malaysia reported that flooding occurred in Sabah, Sarawak, Johor, and Pahang.

HIGHLIGHT:

As of 7 Nov, NDRRMC reported that the impact of TC NALGAE has resulted in 156 dead, 141 injured, 37 missing, 1.27M families (4.64M persons) affected from 17 regions, and 1.03M persons displaced (109K persons inside 951 evacuation centres and 920k outside). The AHA Centre has deployed DELSA relief items, 2 ICLT from the AHA Centre, 3-member ASEAN Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ERAT) from Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, and Singapore, and 6 in-country ASEAN-ERAT members to support the ongoing assessment and provision of humanitarian response.

Meanwhile, from the previous week in Indonesia, according to the BNPB, continuous heavy rainfall has resulted in 12 flooding and rain-induced landslides events in Aceh and Sumatra. Based on the progress report, a total of 86.4K persons were affected and at least 4K persons are displaced, and the flooding has also caused two (2) deaths. As of reporting, local disaster management authorities have carried out necessary actions to address the situation.

 

Source: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance