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OCHA - Philippines: Situation Report - Highlights (5 April 2019)

  • Three simultaneous law enforcement operations of the Philippine army against non-state armed groups are reported as underway in Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur and Sulu
  • El Niño brings drought and dry spells, with Mindanao as the most affected region
  • Children in the Philippines are at serious risk from a nationwide outbreak of measles, a highly-contagious disease which has already claimed the lives of over 300 people