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Philippines Situation Report 4 - Dengue Outbreak (13 Aug 2019)

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

167,607 dengue cases, including 720 deaths, reported from 1 January to 27 July 2019: 97% higher than in 2018, in spite of a delayed rainy season. Case Fatality Rate (CFR) of 0.43% as of 27 July 2019 is lower than in the same time period in 2018 (0.54%), but still significantly higher than the regional average of 0.22% in the Western Pacific. The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) declared a National Dengue Epidemic on 6 August 2019, urging all regional DOH offices to step up dengue surveillance, case management and outbreak re-sponse, clean-up drives, and vector control in health facilities and communities, conduct Sabayang 4-O’Clock Habit Para sa Deng-Get Out focusing on search and destroy of mosquito breeding sites, and to enable LGUs to use their quick response funds to help address the epidemic.

Philippines : Typhoon Mangkhut: Flash Update No. 05 18 September 2018

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), (2018)

More than 230,000 people displaced by Typhoon Mangkhut in Philippines Access is still limited due to landslides in mountain areas. Some areas are still flooded, leaving people vulnerable to diseases including leptospirosis, dengue, acute gastroenteritis and AWD

Philippines : Typhoon Mangkhut: Flash Update No. 03 | 16 September 2018

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), (2018)

There have been reports of landslides in the mountainous regions which have blocked road access, as well as extensive crop damage in Cagayan. To date, 80 houses have been reported damaged or destroyed, primarily in the provinces of Kalinga and Benguet in CAR. The provinces of Ilocos Sur (Region I), Pampanga and Zambales (Region III) also reported damaged or destroyed houses. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is reporting widespread power outages in Region I, II and CAR.

DSWD DROMIC Report #10 on Typhoon “OMPONG” [I.N. MANGKHUT] as of 17 September 2018, 4AM

Government of the Philippines, (2018)

A total of 147,540 families or 591,762 persons were affected in 2,738 barangays, 433 cities/municipalities, and 31 provinces in Regions NCR, I, II, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and CAR (see Table 1; Annex A for details).

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