In Response to: Typhoon Ompong
Location: North Luzon, Philippines
Active: Sep 22, 2018 to Oct 2, 2018
ObjectiveOn the 22 September 2018, Team Rubicon Australia launched its first international Operational Reconnaissance Team in support of recovery efforts for Typhoon Mangkhut, known locally in the Philippines as Ompong. The typhoon impacted Filipinos across the country, with extensive landslides destroying homes and lives in several provinces.