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OCHA - Philippines: Situation Report - Highlights (15 February 2019)

  • Welcome to the new OCHA digital situation report. Below you will find the latest information as of 13 February. This edition will reflect the following highlights:
  • Tropical Depression Usman brought torrential rains on 29 December, triggering landslides in the Bicol, CALABARZON, E. Visayas and MIMAROPA region. Local actors led the response.
  • Nearly two years after the Marawi conflict, the Government continues to lead the humanitarian response, track IDPs and build temporary and permanent shelters.
  • The Humanitarian Country Team has renewed its commitment to protect the rights of Mindanao IDPs and ensure their safety and dignity.
  • In brief: a second plebiscite of the Bangsamoro Organic Law took place on 6 February in the provinces of Lanao del Norte and North Cotabato.