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21 Apr 2017 description

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) hopes to complete by the end of June 2017 the distribution of P5,000 financial assistance to survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Regions VI, VII, VIII, and the Negros Island Region (NIR) who have not received Emergency Shelter Assistance (ESA) from the government.

20 Apr 2017 description

QUEZON CITY, April 21 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in coordination with the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) of Batangas, is now assisting the provincial local government in the validation of damaged houses and infrastructures affected by the twin earthquakes that hit the province on April 8.

20 Apr 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • At 5:21 AM, 12 April 2017, a moderate earthquake of magnitude 6.0 shook the island of Mindanao. The epicenter is located 13 km northwest of Wao, Lanao del Sur at a depth of 1 km. The earthquake was generated by the movement of a northwest trending active fault in the area.

19 Apr 2017 description

The continuing joint operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in pursuit of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) has already affected the residents of 51 barangays in the municipalities of Clarin, Inabanga, Sagbayan (Borja,) and Tubigon in Bohol.

19 Apr 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • At 5:21 AM, 12 April 2017, a moderate earthquake of magnitude 6.0 shook the island of Mindanao. The epicenter is located 13 km northwest of Wao, Lanao del Sur at a depth of 1 km. The earthquake was generated by the movement of a northwest trending active fault in the area.

18 Apr 2017 description

Relief assistance continues to pour in Lanao del Sur almost a week after the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that hit the municipality of Wao leaving several damaged houses and infrastructures.

17 Apr 2017 description

Families living in communities along the coastal areas in the municipalities of Tingloy, Mabini, Lemery, Taal, and San Luis in Batangas Province who took pre-emptive evacuation for fear of Tsunami as a result of the earthquake on April 8 have already returned to their respective houses.

Although the situation in the province is starting to normalize, the DSWD-Field Office (FO) CALABARZON is still closely coordinating with concerned Local Government U nits (LGUs) to assess the status of affected families and determine their needs.

15 Apr 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

13 April 2017
The monitored Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 900 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (8.0°N, 134.5°E).

14 April 2017
The LPA 'f'as estimated based on all available data at 615 km East of Surigao City, Suriga9 del Sur (9'.8°N, 131.0°E) at 10:00 AM.

At 4:00 AM, the LPA developed into a Tropical Depression (TD) and was named "CRISING".

15 Apr 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

A. Chronology

13 April 2017

The monitored Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 900 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (8.0N, 134.5E) at 10:00AM. The weather disturbance is expected to bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms over Eastern Visayas, Southern Luzon, and Northern Mindanao by weekend. It is possible to intensify into a tropical depression within the next 24 hours.

14 April 2017

14 Apr 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

  • A phenomenon called earthquake swarm is currently happening at Batangas. An earthquake swarm is a burst of earthquake activity clustered in a specific area in a short period of time due to movement of a fault. The Batangas swarm started on 04 April at 8:58 PM and is still ongoing to date.

  • The following are the recorded earthquakes with the magnitude of 4.0 and above, which occurred in the province since 04 April 2017.

II. EFFECTS

A. INCIDENTS MONITORED

12 Apr 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

On 08 April 2017, a 5.6 and 6.0 magnitude earthquakes were felt in Mabini, Batangas at 3:07 PM and 3:09 PM, respectively.

II. EFFECTS

A. INCIDENTS MONITORED

As of 11 April 2017, a total of three (3) incidents were reported in Calabarzon. Of which two (2) are landslides and one (1) ground rupture.

B. AFFECTED POPULATION

12 Apr 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

On 08 April 2017, a 5.6 and 6.0 magnitude earthquakes were felt in Mabini, Batangas at 3:07 PM and 3:09 PM, respectively.

II. EFFECTS

B. AFFECTED POPULATION

To date, a total of 5,528 families or 21,549 persons were affected. Of which, 2,139 or 10,917 were served and took temporary shelter in 45 evacuation centers in Batangas Province.

C. CASUALTIES

INJURED_6

11 Apr 2017 description

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) provided assistance to some 837 families in Calbiga, Samar who evacuated due to fear of being caught in the crossfire between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and members of the New People’s Army (NPA).

The families, who were from 15 hinterland barangays, journeyed last April 4 to seek for temporary refuge at the municipal covered basketball court because of the continuing presence of Community Service Groups (CSG) of the 87th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army in four upland barangays of the municipality.

11 Apr 2017 description

Following the directives of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to continue to provide relief assistance to the affected families of the magnitude 5.6 and magnitude 6.0 twin earthquakes in Batangas before his departure to the Middle East, concerned disaster response agencies created a joint task force to reinforce the relief efforts in the affected municipalities.

10 Apr 2017 description

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has provided a total of P1,397,880-worth of initial relief assistance to families affected by the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that hit provinces in the CALABARZON Region on April 8, particularly the Batangas province, where the epicenter of the tremor was located. The earthquake was felt at varying intensities in different parts of Luzon.

10 Apr 2017 description

With natural and man-made disasters threatening the country at any time of the year, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is continuously enhancing its disaster response operations through systems improvement, and partnerships.

Disaster Response and Management Bureau (DREAMB) Assistant Director Carlos Padolina said that the DSWD never stops in preparing for the occurrence of a disaster.

10 Apr 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

  • On 08 April 2017, a 5.6 and 6.0 magnitude earthquakes were felt in Mabini, Batangas at 3:07 PM and 3:09 PM, respectively.

II. EFFECTS

B. AFFECTED POPULATION

  • To date, a total of 1,222 families or 6,022 persons are affected and currently served inside 19 identified evacuation centers in Batangas Province.

C. CASUALTIES

INJURED_1

10 Apr 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

  • On 08 April 2017, a 5.6 and 6.0 magnitude earthquakes were felt in Mabini, Batangas at 3:07 PM and 3:09 PM, respectively.

  • A total 984 aftershocks were recorded by DOSTPHILVOLCS as of 3:00 PM, 09 April 2017, of which 14 were felt.

09 Apr 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

The effects of a 5. 5 magnitude earthquake on 04 April 2017 was further intensified by the occurence of a 5 6 and 6.0 magnitude earthquakes in Mabini, Batangas on 08 April 2017 at 3.07 PM and 3:09 PM respectively.

09 Apr 2017 description

i. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

The effects of a 5. 5 magnitude earthquake on 04 April 2017 was further intensified by the occurence of a 5 6 and 6.0 magnitude earthquakes in Mabini, Batangas on 08 April 2017 at 3.07 PM and 3:09 PM respectively.