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April 20, 2024

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The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines, is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. It is situated in the western Pacific Ocean, and consists of about 7,640 islands, that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Wikipedia

Capital: Manila

Dialing code: +63

President: Rodrigo Duterte

Population: 109.6 million (2020) World Bank

Currency: Philippine peso

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On 16 April, flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall have affected Davao del Norte Province (Davao Region, southern Philippines), leading to the displacement of almost 18 000 people, as reported by the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet).

The same region and eight others located in the central-southern Philippines have been affected by floods and landslides due to the passage of Tropical Storm MEGI on 10-12 April, resulting in 178 fatalities, most of them in Eastern Visayas (155). In addition, according to national authorities, as of 20 April, 111 people are still missing, almost 180 000 have been displaced, and more than 2 100 000 affected.

Light to moderate rain with isolated thunderstorms is forecast across most parts of the Philippines.

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Humanitarian Impact
  2,100,000
      Affected Persons
  180,000
        Displaced Persons
  178
        Deaths

OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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