The Philippines

About 46,000 people were evacuated in Visayas and Mindanao islands because heavy rain between 18 and 25 January caused floods and landslides. A state of calamity was declared in Davao del Norte (ECHO, 25 January 2017). Also in Mindanao, 1,900 people were still in nine evacuation centres on 13 January after being displaced by tropical depression 01W (local name Auring) which made landfalls on 8 and 9 January (OCHA, 16 January 2017).