18 DTM WASHI 14 Jan 2013

18 DTM WASHI 14 Jan 2013

Tropical Storm Washi (local name Sendong) struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao on the 16 December 2011, dumping over 142 millimeters of rain in just 12 hours. This triggered deadly flahs floods from the major rivers, which killed and displaced thousands. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) in its latest report estimates that 117, 665 families of 1,136,222 persons have been affected in 13 procinces, and that 48,499 homes have been totally or partially damaged. At the height of the disaster, over 400,000 persons were displaced and resided in evacuation centers and sought shelter with host families.

The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) was rolled out by the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster, lead by the DSWD and co-lead by the IOM, to support ongoing delivery of assistance to the population who continues to live in the different evacuation centers in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan.

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