Overall Green alert Flood
in Philippines

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102234
Death: 2
Displaced: 2353
Countries: Philippines
From - To 19 Sep - 21 Sep


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Philippines - Floods (ECHO 29 Sep 2023)Fri, 29 Sep 2023 09:22

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting the Mindanao Island in southern Philippines, in particular the Davao Region, over the past few days, causing floods and flash floods that resulted in population displacement and damage.
  • The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD DROMIC) reports, as of 28 September, 184 evacuated people - of which 44 in one evacuation center- and approximately a total of 5,500 affected people across the Padada Municipality (Davao del Sur Province, Davao Region, south-eastern Mindanao).
  • Over the next 48 hours, more heavy rainfall is forecast over the whole country, with locally very heavy rainfall over the already affected Mindanao Island.
  • DG ECHO partners have launched rapid response in Municipality of Northern Kabuntalan and Special Geographic Areas in Pikit in Mindanao. Humanitarian partners distributed hygiene kits, sleeping materials, water kits, solar-powered lamps, and tarpaulins. 
Philippines, Late September 2023ADINet reported flooding in various parts of the Philippines in late September 2023.
  • On 19 September, flooding and landslides occurred in Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, and Cotabato in Region XII (Soccsksargen)
  • On 22 September flooding occurred in Hinobaan and Bago City in Negros Occidental and Dumarao in Capiz, Region VI (Western Visayas).
  • On 23 September, local media reported heavy rain caused flooding in areas of the National Capital Region (NCR). Several roads were blocked, disrupting traffic.
Mon 25 Sep 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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