NDRRMC Update SitRep No. 04 re Preparedness Measures for Typhoon "Nina" (Prapiroon)

Report
from Government of the Philippines
Published on 12 Oct 2012 View Original

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II. ACTIONS TAKEN

1 . NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MEASURES

  • NDRRMC Operations Center alert status was raised from Blue to Red on 08 October 2012 and has been continuously monitoring and disseminating Weather Bulletins, Gale Warnings, General Flood Advisories, and 24-Hour Public Weather Forecasts to all RDRRMCs/OCDRCs through SMS, facsimile and websites for further dissemination to their respective Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (LDRRMCs) from the provincial down to the municipal levels; and directed RDRRMCs concerned through the OCD Regional Centers to undertake precautionary measures in their respective areas of responsibility (AOR).

  • PAGASA is continuously monitoring Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), disseminated Weather Advisories and provided media interviews re weather update.

  • PCG II cancelled all trips of vessels/MBCAs plying within AOR, directed all coast guard stations/detachments to closely coordinate with coastal Barangays, ship mater/owners and operators to be guided accordingly on the Memo Circular regarding movement of vessel during heavy weather and is continuously disseminating weather bulletin to detachments, fisher folks and Barangay captains along the coastal areas within AOR. Command centers are manned 24/7 and Deployable Response Group (DRG) is on standby alert.