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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).

13 Aug 2017 description

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Patag, Cagayan de Oro City, August 11 -- A total of 150 families or close to 500 individuals left their houses and livelihood when an estimated 20 NPA bandits swooped down their peaceful community at Nangkahon, an outskirt barangay of Opol town in Misamis Oriental, August 8, 2017.

According to the village chief, the New People’s Army (NPAs) went there to recruit new members and demanded food and money from her constituents.

13 Aug 2017 description

MANILA, August 12 -- Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has directed the Bureau of Treasury (BTr) to study the possible issuance of P30 billion-worth of debt securities to help fund the planned massive rehabilitation and reconstruction effort for Marawi City.

Dominguez said the “Marawi” bonds would appeal to the “patriotic” sense of duty of citizens who would like to help rebuild the lives of their fellow Filipinos in Marawi.

13 Aug 2017 description

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 11 --- As part of Task Force Bangon Marawi’s (TFBM) recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation program, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, through its Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-ARMM), will survey the lands in Marawi City in line with the establishment of additional temporary and permanent shelters.

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:
12 Aug 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS:

A. Suspension of Classes

a. The follwoing areas in Regions CALABARZON and MIMAROPA suspended classes on 02. 03. and 04 August 2017 due to the effects of Southwest Monsoon:

B. Incident Monitored (TAB A)

a. A total of thirteen (13) incidents (8 landslide; 3 flooding; and 2 overflowed spillway) in Regions CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and CAR.

12 Aug 2017 description

SUMMARY

  1. Number of Affected Families / Persons

To date, 49 families or 245 persons have been affected in Brgy. Napaliko, Arakan, North Cotabato in Region XII (see Table 1).

  1. Status of Affected Families/Persons

One (1) Evacuation Center is currently open with all 49 families or 245 persons (see Table 2).

  1. Cost of Assistance

To date, a total of ₱65,000.00 worth of assistance was provided by DSWD and the Local Government Unit of Arakan, North Cotabato (see Table 3).

12 Aug 2017 description

SUMMARY

On 27 July 2017, a flood incident affected the City of Malabon and Valenzuela due to the Southwest Monsoon. The said weather disturbance continues to bring about heavy rains in Metro Manila and other areas of the country such as Regions I, CAR, III, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA. Source: DOST-PAGASA Daily Weather Forecast

1) Status of Affected Families / Persons

To date, there are 3,783 families or 16,549 persons affected in 169 barangays in Regions NCR, I, CAR, III, and CALABARZON (see Table 1).

12 Aug 2017 description

This is the final report on the monitored flooding incident in Cotabato City, which happened in 15 July 2017. The flooding was due to the overflow of the Rio Grande de Mindanao.

Summary

  1. Status of Affected Families/Persons

23,176 families or 104,108 persons were affected by the flooding incident in 26 Barangays in Cotabato City (see Table 1).

11 Aug 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

• Since 10 July 2017, the Province of Maguindanao has experienced light to moderate continuous rains due to local thunderstorms. This resulted to the swelling of tributaries of Mindanao River Basin particularly the Pulangi River, Mindanao River and Ligawasan.

▪ As of this date, a total of 26 barangays in Cotabato City were reported flooded due to overflowed Rio Grande de Mindanao River caused by continuous heavy rainfall.

07 Aug 2017 description

PASAY CITY, Aug. 5 -- The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), together with the Task Force Bangon Marawi, held on Friday, August 4, a forum to raise public awareness for the government’s commitment on rebuilding Marawi City.

The Bangon Marawi forum gave updates and discussed the comprehensive inter-agency effort to re-build Marawi and nearby localities.

06 Aug 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

03 August 2017

Southwest Monsoon affecting the entire country.

04 August 2017

Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon and Visayas. At 3:00 AM, Typhoon "NORU" (International Name) was located at 1,370 km Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon (outside PAR) with maximum sustained winds of 160 kph and gustiness of up to 195 kph. It is moving in a West Northwest direction at the speed of 15 kph.

05 August 2017

06 Aug 2017 description

Jasper Marie Oblina - Rucat

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 4 (PIA) – Task Force ‘Bangon Marawi’ takes the first leap in addressing the need to decongest evacuation centers by starting to build transitional shelters for families affected by the Marawi clash.

Located in barangay Sagonsongan, Marawi City, the site for transitional shelters with an area of 9.27 hectares is designed to fit the needs and sensitive to the culture of the Maranao Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

06 Aug 2017 description

ILIGAN CITY, Aug. 5 -- Since the armed conflict erupted in nearby Marawi City more than two months ago, twenty-two years old Ruben Salman Ampang has been suffering from sleeping disorder.

“Nights in the evacuation site are longer. It could be the condition since you're not at the comfort of your own home. But most cases, my sleep is being interrupted by the mental sounds of bombings and gunfights,” he said in Filipino.

05 Aug 2017 description

This is the final report on the Armed Conflict in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental which started on 21 July 2017.

1. Number of Affected Families / Persons

a) 54 families or 239 persons were affected in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental in Negros Island Region (see Table 1).

b) All affected families went back to their respective homes.

2. Cost of Assistance

05 Aug 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

03 August 2017

Southwest Monsoon affecting the entire country.

04 August 2017

Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon and Visayas.

At 3:00 AM, Typhoon "NORU" (International Name) was located at 1,370 km Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon (outside PAR) with maximum sustained winds of 160 kph and gustiness of up to 195 kph. It is moving in a West Northwest direction at the speed of 15 kph.

05 August 2017

05 Aug 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS:

A. AFFECTED POPULATION (TAB A)

a. As of 1 August 2017, a total of 1,656 families or 7,339 persons are affected in National Capital Region, Regions I, Ill, CALABARZON and CAR.

b. Of which, a total of 135 families / 535 persons are served inside seven (7) designated evacuation centers.

04 Aug 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

03 August 2017

Southwest Monsoon affecting the entire country.

04 August 2017

04 Aug 2017 description

By Franklin P. Gumapon

MARAWI CITY/Mindanao Hour, Aug. 3 (PIA) – As the government is fast-tracking the construction of transitional shelters for families displaced by the clashes between the IS-linked Maute group and government troops, the Task Force Bangon Marawi led by the Department of National Defense (DND) has conducted a series of consultations with the barangay, city and provincial officials as well as the key officials of the Mindanao State University (MSU) and the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

04 Aug 2017 description

As it continues to monitor the effects of the enhanced Southwest Monsoon in the entire country, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) commends the efforts of local government units who are prompt in providing assistance to their affected constituents.

DSWD Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo reiterated that LGUs are the first responders in disaster operations. At the same time, she assured them that DSWD is ready to augment their resources when needed.