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16 Aug 2017 description

August 15, 2017 Rodrigo S. Victoria

NAVAL, Biliran, August 15 (PIA) – With the devastation left by the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit Kananga and Ormoc City in July 6, the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer (MDRRO), this town, has eyed several contingency measures on earthquake.

“We are near the earthquake fault line,” said Raoul Villordon, Naval MDRRMO, recently during the “Kapihan at Pulong-Pulong ng Bayan,” a radio program at Radyo Natin-Naval hosted by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA).

12 Aug 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS:

A. AFFECTED POPULATION

  1. A total of 4,130 families or 16,052 persons were affected in 27 barangays in the Province of Leyte (Region VIII). Of which, 2,070 families/8,439 persons are being serviced in 20 evacuation centres. While, 1,954 families/7,426 persons are currently staying outside the ECs with either their family or friends:
02 Aug 2017 description

Lou Ellen L.Antonio

ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, July 30 (PIA)--The Provincial Government of Cebu donated a check amounting one million pesos for the victims of the ongoing conflict in Marawi City.

The Office of the Mayor, Marawi City, represented by City Treasurer, Anggay M. Abdullah accepted the donation from Baltz S. Tribunalo Jr., Provincial Government Department Head, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRM-Cebu).

02 Aug 2017 description

MANILA, August 2 -- The Social Security System (SSS) said it allotted around P74 million for its calamity loan assistance program (CLAP) for its active members and pensioners in conflict-hit Marawi City in Lanao del Sur and earthquake-stricken Ormoc province in Leyte.

SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc said qualified members and pensioners may avail of the loan assistance starting August 2, 2017.

02 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nearly 360,000 remain displaced by the Marawi conflict as government shifts from response to rehabilitation and recovery.

  • Displaced communities in Marawi convey their need for more information on their return and to be included in plans for recovery.

  • The Philippines continues to increase its capacity in urban search and rescue and to have a team classified under international standards.

01 Aug 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS:

A. AFFECTED POPULATION

  1. A total of 4,130 families or 16,052 persons were affected in 27 barangays in the Province of Leyte (Region VIII). Of which, 2,070 families/8,439 persons are being serviced in 20 evacuation centres. While, 1,954 families/7,426 persons are currently staying outside the ECs with either their family or friends:
31 Jul 2017 description

After a major earthquake hit central Philippines on 6 July, Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation in Philippines immediately head to the area for humanitarian action for the disaster victims. In Kananga's Lim-Ao, Tzu Chi volunteers found residents' homes destroyed beyond repair, and a school that was just rebuilt in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan also deemed dangerous after the recent quake.

26 Jul 2017 description

Feature

China

Affected areas

Country-wide Cause of displacement Disaster

Figures More than 1.8 million new disaster displacements between 22 June and 12 July

Context

23 Jul 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS:

A. AFFECTED POPULATION

A total of 4,130 families or 16,052 persons were affected in 27 barangays in the Province of Leyte (Region VIII). Of which, 2,070 families/8,439 persons are being served in 20 evacuation centers. While, 1,954 families/7,426 persons are currently staying outside the ECs with either their family or friends:

22 Jul 2017 description

II. EFFECTS:

A. AFFECTED POPULATION

  1. A total of 4,130 families or 16,052 persons were affected in 27 barangays in the Province of Leyte (Region VIII). Of which, 2,070 families/8,439 persons are being served in 20 evacuation centers. While, 1,954 families/7,426 persons are currently staying outside the ECs with either their family or friends:
21 Jul 2017 description

SUMMARY

1. Number of Affected Families / Persons

a) To date, 4,130 families or 16,052 persons have been affected in 27 barangays in Region VIII (see Table 1).

b) 20 Evacuation Centers are currently open with 2,070 families or 8,439 persons; while 1,954 families or 7,426 persons are staying outside the ECs with their relatives or friends (see Table 2).1

2. Damaged Houses

To date, there are a total of 3,639 damaged houses in Region VIII; 2,155 of which are partially damaged while 1,484 are totally damaged (see Table 3).

20 Jul 2017 description

Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy is assuring victims of the 6.5 earthquake that hit Leyte and nearby provinces last July 6 that the government is rallying all its resources for their aid.

Cuy said that around two weeks after the earthquake, various agencies of the government are still on their toes to make certain that all of the immediate needs of the victims are provided for.

19 Jul 2017 description

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to carry out operations to assist the local government of Ormoc City, Leyte in its efforts to secure the safety of residents and minimize their fear of possible aftershocks. The goal of the LGU is to convince residents to leave their communities which are in within the area of the July 6 earthquake fault line.

Last week, around 180 affected families from high ground Barangay Ga-as were transferred to the gymnasium of Barangay Dolores to protect from possible strong aftershocks and possible landslides.

19 Jul 2017 description

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi assured on Tuesday that the rehabilitation of power facilities in Region 8 and Bohol damaged by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake last July 6 is continuing and is on schedule.

He said, that the “Build-back Better Principle” is being applied by industry participants to ensure that the facilities will be more “disaster-resilient.”

As of 8 am on Tuesday, the DOE consolidated report stated that Leyte and Samar received 94.5 megawatts (MW) of power.

The power distribution for the Leyte-Samar area are as follows:

18 Jul 2017 description

DISASTER RESPONSE ASSISTANCE AND MANAGEMENT BUREAU (DREAMB)
Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center

1. Number of Affected Families / Persons
a) To date, 4,127 families or 16,040 persons have been affected in 27 barangays in Region VIII (see Table 1).
b) 19 Evacuation Centers are currently open with 1,661 families or 6,024 persons ; while 2,455 families or 9,645 persons are staying outside the ECs with their relatives or friends (see Table 2).

18 Jul 2017 description

II. EFFECTS:

A. AFFECTED POPULATION

1. A total of 4,127 families or 16,040 persons were affected in 27 barangays in the Province of Leyte (Region VIII). Of which, 1,611 families/6,024 persons are being served in 19 evacuation centers. While, 2,422 families/9,626 persons are currently staying outside the ECs with either their family or friends:

18 Jul 2017 description
report MERCY Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, 14th July 2017 – On 6th July 2017, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake occurred in the island of Leyte in the Philippines, causing major damages in Barangays of Ormoc City particularly upland Barangays including six upland Barangays namely Tongonan, Cabaon-an, Milagro, Lake Danao, Cabintan and Gaas. Over 700 aftershocks have been recorded (ranging from magnitude 1.5 to 5.8), including a major aftershock measuring 5.8 magnitude (previously pegged at 5.4) on the 10th of July, in the days that followed.

17 Jul 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • An earthquake with Magnitude of 6.5 occurred in Ormoc City, Leyte. Further details below:

  • As of 05:00 AM 17 July 2017, a total of 977 aftershocks (ranging from magnitude 1.5 to 5.8) were recorded by DOST-PHIVOLCS.

II. EFFECTS

A. AFFECTED POPULATION

17 Jul 2017 description

PASIG CITY, July 16 -- Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones underscored the significance of convergence and action to help the survivors of the July 6 and 10 earthquakes in Leyte that registered magnitude 6.5 and 5.4, respectively.

17 Jul 2017 description

Providing safe and potable water is an utmost concern in disaster affected areas. The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) immediately conducted Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) operations to provide clean and safe access of water to the effected families of Ormoc in Leyte, after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook the province on July 6, 2017.