Asian Disaster Reduction Center(ADRC)
Disaster Information
TOP PAGEDisaster Information > Details of Disaster Information

Philippines (the): Drought: 2016/06/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2016/06/07
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Drought
Outline On 7 June 2016, the Province of Davao del Norte, in Mindanao of Philippines, declared a state of calamity due to El Nino-induced drought. Some areas in the Philippines has experienced dry situation since the end of 2015, and drought and dry spell out have intensified in 47 provinces.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links


NDRRMC El Nino Advisory No. 16 (2016/06/14)
Drought and dry spell outlook for the month show that thirteen provinces will likely experience dry spell and five provinces may experience drought.

El Nino Advisory No. 16 (8 June 2016)
Advisory by PAGASA on the weather condition related to the El Nino.

OCHA 2016/06/13
An estimated 57,240 families (229,000 people) are affected. Agricultural damage in the province is estimated at US$19.2 million. A total of 17 provinces across the Philippines remain under a state of calamity.

Geographycal Data

Drought/ Dry Assessment by PAGASA (as of 31 May 2016)
Drought and dry situation in the Philippines