Philippines - Tropical Cyclone NOCK-TEN/NINA - ECHO Daily Map | 03/01/2017

SITUATION

  • Tropical Cyclone NOCK-TEN, locally named NINA, formed over the northwestern Pacific Ocean, near the Federated States of Micronesia, on 21 December. It started moving northwest, heading towards the Philippines and strengthening. It affected Philippines between 23-28 December 2016 and it made a total 8 landfalls: the first one was in Bato (island province of Catanduanes) on the 25 December early morning (UTC) as very intense Tropical Cyclone.

  • According to the latest situation report from National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) of 2 January, three people have died and 21 people are reported missing.

  • The number of affected people has risen to 1 986 960. The number of people reported at evacuation centres has risen to 230 097 at 282 evacuation centres.

Sources: GDACS, NDRRMC, Local media