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20 Aug 1992 description


UNDRO 92/0604

MOUNT PINATUBO - PHILIPPINES
VOLCANIC ERUPTION, LANDSLIDES, FLOODS
DHA-UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
20 AUGUST 1992

SITUATION

1. IN JUNE 1991, FOLLOWING VIOLENT ERUPTIONS OF MOUNT PINATUBO, ONE OF 21 ACTIVE VOLCANOES IN THE PHILIPPINES, MORE THAN 800 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND THE EVACUATION OF MORE THAN 250,000 PERSONS TOOK PLACE.

17 Feb 1992 description


UNDRO 92/0170

PHILIPPINES
TAAL VOLCANO ALERT
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
17 FEBRUARY 1992

SITUATION

13 Nov 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1716

PHILIPPINES - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
13 NOVEMBER 1991

1. EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.3 ON RICHTER SCALE HIT OFF MINDANAO ISLAND IN SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES ON 13 NOVEMBER AT 7.12 HRS LOCAL TIME (11.12 HRS GMT). PRELIMINARY POSITION IS LATITUDE 8.9 DEGREES N LONGITUDE 126,6 DEGREES E APPROXIMATELY 28 KM NORTHEAST BUTUAN CITY AND 790 KM SOUTHEAST MANILA.

2. AT PRESENT NO INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE DAMAGE AVAILABLE. UNDRO DELEGATES IN MANILA MONITORING SITUATION AND WILL REVERT.

= ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 414242 +

07 Nov 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1686

PHILIPPINES - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
7 NOVEMBER 1991

1. HEAVY RAINS CAUSED BY TROPICAL STORM URING WHICH STRUCK CENTRAL PHILIPPINES ON 5 NOVEMBER 1991 RESULTED IN DEVASTATING FLASH FLOODS IN ISLANDS OF NEGROS AND LEYTE.

2. ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGE AND NEEDS BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES IS STILL UNDERWAY. ELECTRICITY AND COMMUNICATIONS NOT OPERATIONAL IN AFFECTED AREAS. INITIAL REPORTS PROVIDED BY CENTRAL OFFICE OF CIVIL DEFENSE (OCD) YIELD FOLLOWING DATA:

24 Oct 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1627

WEST PACIFIC OCEAN
TYPHOON RUTH
UNDRO ALERT MESSAGE
24 OCTOBER 1991

1. LATEST SATELLITE WEATHER BULLETIN SHOWS THE LOCATION OF A MAJOR TYPHOON NAMED RUTH AT 14.6N (LATITUDE) AND 134.2E (LONGITUDE).

2. CURRENT INTENSITY IS 6.5 ON SCALE OF INTENSITY WITH 1 BEING LOWEST NUMBER AND 8 THE HIGHEST. OVER PAST 24 HOURS INTENSITY HAS RISEN BY 1.5.

3. UNDRO IN CONTACT WITH UNDP/UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVES IN CHINA AND PHILIPPINES.

= ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA +

UNDRO TELEPHONE NO: +41-22-731.02.11

16 Jun 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1005

PHILIPPINES
VOLCANIC ERUPTION/TROPICAL STORM/EARTH TREMORS
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
16 JUNE 1991

15 Nov 1990 description


UNDRO 90/1770

PHILIPPINES - TYPHOON MIKE
(LOCAL NAME RUPING)
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
15 NOVEMBER 1990

SITUATION

1. A MAJOR TYPHOON (WINDS EST. 240 KPH) HIT PROVINCES SAMAR AND MASBATE, CROSSED LEYTE, CEBU, NORTHERN NEGROS AND THEN WEAKENED TO 165 KPH. CROSSED OVER SOUTHERN ILOILO AND ANTIQUE BEFORE MOVING INTO SOUTH CHINA SEA.

2. CIVIL DEFENSE REPORTS 83,776 FAMILIES (375,424 PERSONS) AFFECTED AND 40,420 FAMILIES (206,480 PERSONS) EVACUATED.

16 Jul 1990 description


UNDRO 90/1093

PHILIPPINES - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
16 JULY 1990

1. USGS REPORTS EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 7.7 ON RICHTER SCALE HIT LUCON ISLAND, PHILIPPINES, ON 16 JULY 1990 AT 16.30 LT PRELIMINARY EPICENTER 15,6 DEGREES NORTH, 121,0 DEGREES EAST, DEPTH SHALLOW.

2. EARLY REPORTS SAY DAMAGE WORST IN CITIES NORTH OF MANILA, WITH MAJOR DAMAGE IN CABANATUAN CITY AND BAGUIO. AMATEUR RADIO STATION IN BAGUIO REPORTS ALL HIGH BUILDINGS COLLAPSED. AT PRESENT NO PRECISE REPORTS ON LOSS OF LIFE.

25 Jun 1990 description


UNDRO 90/0941

TYPHOON 'OFELIA AND PERCY' - PHILIPPINES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
25 JUNE 1990

1. UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTED TYPHOON 'OFELIA' HIT NORTHERN LUZON 22 JUNE AFTERNOON. ACCORDING TO GOVT'S REPORT OF 24 JUNE, 33 DIED AND 14 INJURED. 200 HOUSES TOTALLY DESTROYED AND 1,000 HOUSES PARTIALLY DAMAGED. 85,000 PEOPLE AFFECTED.

2. AUTHORITIES MOBILIZING RELIEF ACTIVITIES. SO FAR, NO REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

15 Jun 1990 description

UNDRO 90/0872

PHILIPPINES - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
15 JUNE 1990

1. ON 14 JUNE, EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.0 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED AT 16:40 LOCAL TIME NEAR PANAY ISLAND 350 KM SOUTHEAST OF MANILA. PRELIMINARY HYPOCENTER LOCATED LATITUDE 12.0 DEGREES NORTH, LONGITUDE 122.2 DEGREES EAST.

2. 4 DEAD, 15 INJURED, INFRASTRUCTURE (ROADS, BRIDGES, WHARF, ELECTRICITY POLES) AND HOUSES/BUILDINGS DAMAGED IN AKLAN AND ANTIQUE PROVINCES

3. UNDP/UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE FOLLOWING SITUATION IN CONTACT WITH GOVERNMENT.

15 Jun 1990 description

UNDRO 90/0871

PHILIPPINES - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO 1
15 JUNE 1990

1. FLOODS OCCURRED ON 12 JUNE 1990 AFTER HEAVY RAINS IN PROVINCE ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE.

2. GOVT AUTHORITIES REPORT SO FAR 12 DEATHS AND 86 PERSONS MISSING.

2. A NUMBER OF HOUSES, ROADS AND BRIDGES PARTIALLY DAMAGED IN MANUKAN, BACUNGAN AND ZAMBOANGA CITY.

3. EMERGENCY REPAIRS UNDERWAY BY PUBLIC WORK DEPARTMENT. REGIONAL AUTHORITIES MOBILIZING ASSISTANCE TO VICTIMS.

4. NO APPEAL FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE RECEIVED SO FAR BY UNDRO.

09 Feb 1990 description


UNDRO 90/0261

EARTHQUAKE - PHILIPPINES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
9 FEBRUARY 1990

1. STRONG EARTHQUAKE OCCURRED THURSDAY 15:16, 8 FEBRUARY (7:16 AM, 8 FEBRUARY GMT) IN SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES APPROX. 60 KM SOUTH OF CEBU CITY OR 600 KM SOUTHEAST OF MANILA. MAGNITUDE MEASURED 6.6 ON RICHTER SCALE.

2. PRELIMINARY EPICENTRE LOCATED 9.68 DEGREES NORTH LATITUDE AND 124.05 DEGREES EAST LONGITUDE. STRONG AFTERSHOCK OCCURRED 31 MINUTES LATER WHICH REGISTERED 6.1 ON RICHTER SCALE.

16 Dec 1989 description

UNDRO 89/2467

EARTHQUAKE - PHILIPPINES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
16 DECEMBER 1989

1. MAJOR EARTHQUAKE OCCURRED EARLY SATURDAY MORNING 2:44 AM 16 DECEMBER (18:44, 15 DECEMBER GMT) OFF COAST MINDANAO ISLAND, APPROX. 260 KM NORTHEAST OF DAVAO OR 900 KM SOUTHEAST OF MANILA. MAGNITUDE MEASURED 7.3 ON RICHTER SCALE.

2. EPICENTRE 50 KM EAST OF BISLIG. REGION FAIRLY MOUNTAINOUS AND SPARSELY POPULATED. SO FAR MINOR DAMAGE REPORTED. POWER FAILURE EXPERIENCED 40 MINUTES. IN CONTACT UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE. DAMAGE NOT LIKELY TO INCREASE.

22 Nov 1989 description


UNDRO 89/2377

TYPHOON 'HUNT' - PHILIPPINES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
22 NOVEMBER 1989

1. TYPHOON 'HUNT' (LOCAL NAME UNSING) WITH WIND UP TO 150 KM/H FORECAST TO CROSS TODAY PROVINCES OF BATAAN, BULACAN, PAMPANGA AND NORTH OF METRO MANILA, WHICH HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY TYPHOONS IN OCTOBER.

2. COAST GUARD ISSUED WARNING TO ALL VESSELS. AIRLINES FLIGHTS TO/FROM MANILA TEMPORARILY CANCELLED. GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE OFFICES IN MANILA SUSPENDED ITS WORK TODAY.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 28148 +

DPR 310 PHI

20 Oct 1989 description


UNDRO 89/2166

TYPHOON 'ELSIE' - PHILIPPINES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
20 OCTOBER 1989

1. TYPHOON ELSIE (LOCAL NAME TASING) HIT NORTHERN LUZON WITH WINDS OF UP TO 205 KM/H ON 19 OCTOBER AFTERNOON LOCAL TIME.

2. AFFECTED AREAS ARE BATAAN, BENGUET, IFUGAO, ISABELA, KALINGA- APAYAO, LA UNION, NUEVA VIZCAYA AND PANGASINAN PROVINCES AND NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION WHERE AFFECTED RECENTLY BY TYPHOONS 'ANGELA' AND 'DAN'.

12 Oct 1989 description


UNDRO 89/2110

TYPHOON 'DAN' - PHILIPPINES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
12 OCTOBER 1989

1. ON 9 OCTOBER, TYPHOON 'DAN' (LOCAL NAME SALING) HIT SOUTHERN LUZON ISLAND AND PASSED ACROSS CENTRAL PHILIPPINES INCLUDING CAPITAL REGION.

2. AFFECTED AREAS ARE ALBAY, BATAAN, BATANGAS, BULACAN, CAVITE, LAGUNA, MARINDUQUE, NUEVA ECIJA, PAMPANGA, QUEZON, SORSOGON AND ZAMBALES PROVINCES.

3. INITIAL ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGE PROVIDED BY OFFICE OF CIVIL DEFENSE AS OF 12 OCTOBER AS FOLLOWS:

09 Oct 1989 description


UNDRO 89/2081

TYPHOON 'ANGELA' - PHILIPPINES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
9 OCTOBER 1989

1. ON 6 OCTOBER, TYPHOON 'ANGELA' (LOCAL NAME RUBING) HIT NORTHERN LUZON, SAME AREA AFFECTED BY TYPHOON 'SARA' IN SEPTEMBER.

2. DAMAGE REPORT SO FAR PROVIDED BY OFFICE OF CIVIL DEFENCE SHOWS THAT 45 DEAD, 50 MISSING, 4 INJURED, MORE THAN 15,600 PEOPLE AFFECTED, OVER 2,000 HOUSES DESTROYED IN PROVINCES OF CAGAYAN, ILOCOS NORTE AND NUEVA VISCAYA. TOTAL ECONOMIC LOSS ESTIMATED AT US DLRS 2,600,000.

11 Sep 1989 description


UNDRO 89/1863

TYPHOON 'SARA' - PHILIPPINES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
11 SEPTEMBER 1989

1. TYPHOON 'SARA' (LOCAL NAME OPENG) HIT NORTHERN LUZON ON 10 SEPTEMBER. UNOFFICIAL REPORTS INDICATE MORE THAN 10 PERSONS DEAD IN ILOCOS SUR AND BENGUET DIVISIONS AND 4,000 PEOPLE AFFECTED BY HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODS.

2. EYE OF TYPHOON ESTIMATED TO BE 120 KM NORTHEAST OF BATANES DIVISION AND TO MOVE NORTHWEST AT SPEED OF 11 KM/H TOWARDS SOUTHERN TAIWAN WITH WINDS UP TO 150 KM/H NEAR CENTER.

18 Jul 1989 description


UNDRO 89/1488

TYPHOON GORDON - PHILIPPINES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
18 JULY 1989

1. TYPHOON GORDON HIT AND SEVERELY AFFECTED THE NORTHERN PHILIPPINES ISLAND OF LUZON ON SATURDAY 15 JULY, CAUSING FLOODS AND LANDSLIDES IN THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL REGIONS OF THE ISLAND. A BRIDGE IN ILOCOS NORTE WAS WASHED AWAY AND A DIKE IN LA UNION PROVINCE COLLAPSED FLOODING THREE VILLAGES. LANDSLIDES AND DEBRIS BLOCKED ROADS.

06 Feb 1989 description


UNDRO 89/0273

FLOODS - PHILIPPINES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
6 FEBRUARY 1989

1. FOLLOWING CONTINUOUS RAINS DUE TO LOW-PRESSURE ZONE SINCE PAST 6 WEEKS, AREAS OF SORSOGON, CAMARINES SUR AND SAMAR HAVE BEEN HIT BY FLASH FLOODS.

2. PRESIDENT AQUINO DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY. OFFICE OF CIVIL DEFENCE REPORTS DAMAGE AS FOLLOWS: