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08 Nov 2019 description

By Joey Dalumpines

DAVAO CITY November 7, 2019 (PIA) - The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council XI (RDRRMC XI) maintained that the total number of families greatly affected by the series of earthquakes from October 16, 29 and 31 stands at 718,713 which is equivalent to 2,874,852 individuals.

Joseph Paul Nogra, emergency operations center manager of the RDRRMC XI said the figures especially on the number of deaths are changing and are due for validation.

08 Nov 2019 description

1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

On 29 October 2019 at around 9:04 AM, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recorded the second strong earthquake of Magnitude 6.6 that shook the province of North Cotabato with almost the same epicentre located 25 kilometers southeast of the municipality of Tulunan of said province with a depth of 7 kilometers.

07 Nov 2019 description
  • La Cooperación Española aportará 170.000 euros para atender las necesidades básicas de la población afectada a través de la Federación Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la ONG Acción contra el Hambre

  • La población de la isla de Mindanao (Filipinas) ha sufrido durante el mes de octubre hasta cuatro terremotos de magnitudes de entre 5,4 y 6,6 en la escala de Richter.

07 Nov 2019 description

A series of earthquakes occurred in Tulunan, North Cotabato. A 6.3 magnitude on 16 Oct, 6.6 magnitude on 29 Oct and 6.5 magnitude on 31 Oct. The earthquakes caused displacement, loss of lives and extensive damage to properties and infrastructures in North Cotabato and Davao del Sur provinces. National government is leading the response in providing emergency relief to affected population.

07 Nov 2019 description

1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

On 29 October 2019 at around 9:04 AM, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recorded the second strong earthquake of Magnitude 6.6 that shook the province of North Cotabato with and almost the same epicentre located 25 kilometers southeast of the municipality of Tulunan of said province with a depth of 7 kilometers.

07 Nov 2019 description

By Carina Cayon

MATANAO, Davao del Sur, Nov. 6 (PIA) – The 210 families in the hilly barangay of Kibao in Matanao, Davao del Sur are needing potable water after an orange colored water came out from the households’ hosepipes following the recent earthquakes that destroyed the village’s water source.

Bernadette Baldevia, Matanao Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management officer, said that the series of quakes severely damaged the source of water, leaving the residents with no clean water to use and drink.

07 Nov 2019 description

By Joey Dalumpines

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 6 PIA) -The vice chair of the response cluster of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council XI (RDRRMC XI) revealed that all evacuation camps in Davao Region have received relief goods already even as media reports would show there were still earthquake evacuees in Magsaysay, Davao del Sur who asked for food, water and tarpaulins.

07 Nov 2019 description

The DOH Centers for Health Development in Region X (Northern Mindanao), XI (Davao), and XII (SOCCSKSARGEN) reported that a total of seventy-three (73) health facilities were affected by the series of earthquakes that had recently hit Mindanao. Of these, sixty-six (66) were partially damaged and seven (7) health facilities were totally damaged.

Despite the damages, the affected health facilities resumed operations and have set up temporary facilities for consultation areas, operating rooms, and delivery rooms to accommodate the surge of patients and casualties.

06 Nov 2019 description

From October 16-31, the Philippines was hit by a series of earthquakes in Tulunan and North Cotabato, killing 21 people and injuring more than 400. Schools, homes, and health centers experienced extensive damage. An estimated 231,000 Filipinos were affected, including 36,000 evacuees, who are living in 32 evacuation centers. More than 1,000 schools have been damaged, affecting more than 3 million students.

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06 Nov 2019 description
  • Following the 6.5 M and 6.6 M earthquakes that struck Cotabato Province (Mindanao Island) between 29 and 31 October, the number of deaths has increased to 21.

  • According to the Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, as of 6 November, 2 people are still missing and 417 are injured. At least 36,183 people have been displaced and are sheltered in 32 evacuation centres. 231,250 people in total were affected by the events, 3,150 houses, 1,076 schools and 73 health centres have also been damaged.

06 Nov 2019 description

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  • The Philippine’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that a series of strong earthquakes with magnitudes 6.6 and 6.5 occurred on 29 and 31 October 2019, respectively (exacerbating the effects of the previous M 6.3 that shook North Cotabato province in Mindanao, Philippines on 16 October 2019).

06 Nov 2019 description
report BenarNews

By Jeoffrey Maitem

An international humanitarian NGO warned Tuesday it could take months for communities in hardest-hit areas of the southern Philippines to be restored to normal after two earthquakes struck the region last week, while officials said that at least 22 people had died in the temblors.

A 6.6 magnitude quake struck the town of Tulunan on Oct. 29 and a 6.5 magnitude quake struck in the same area two days later. Both quakes were believed to be part of a “sequence of events from interrelated faults” in the region, according to government seismologists.

06 Nov 2019 description

By Rudolph Ian Alama

DAVAO CITY, Nov 5 (PIA) - The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Office Region Office- XI (BJMPRO-XI) assured the public that Persons-Deprived of Liberty (PDL) detained at BJMP-XI facilities in quake-hit areas are safe.

“Despite all the destructions incurred by some establishments in the region, we would like to inform the public that persons deprived of liberty (PDL) under our jurisdiction are safe and well-secured,” the BJMPRO-XI said in its official statement.

06 Nov 2019 description

By Joey Dalumpines

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 5 (PIA) The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) in Davao Region moved fast in responding to communities hardest hit by the earthquakes that occurred on the 16th, 29th and 31st days of October, 2019, respectively.

Based on the latest situational report from the RDRRMC XI as of Tuesday, November 5, 2019, a total of 130 people has been noted injured, six dead and two missing in the region mostly in Davao del Sur.

05 Nov 2019 description

I. Situation Overview

On 29 October 2019 at around 9:04 AM, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recorded the second strong earthquake of Magnitude 6.6 that shook the province of North Cotabato with and almost the same epicentre located 25 kilometers southeast of the municipality of Tulunan of said province with a depth of 7 kilometers.

05 Nov 2019 description

05 NOVEMBER 2019—The Philippine private sector, through the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), provided air and ground transportation, relief goods, and water and sanitation support to the national and local government following the magnitude 6.5 earthquake and aftershocks that struck Mindanao and affected over 188,000 last week.

05 Nov 2019 description

A series of earthquakes that occurred between 16 and 31 October in Tulunan, North Cotabato has caused 21 deaths, over 400 people injured and significant damage to homes, schools and health facilities. According to reports by NDRRMC and DROMIC that more than 231,000 people are affected, with over 36,000 in 32 evacuation centres, while more than 7,500 people are with host families. More than 1,000 schools are reported damaged and has hampered education of over 3.3 million of learners.

05 Nov 2019 description

In response to the earthquakes that hit the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines in the morning of October 29th, AMDA dispatched one coordinator to Manila for a relief effort.

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), mag.6-plus quakes struck the island one after another on the 29th and 31st, killing 21 people and leaving 424 people injured. As of November 5th, close to 190,000 people have been affected and approximately 28,000 have been displaced. The epicentre is estimated to be Tulnan in the state of Cotabato.

05 Nov 2019 description

VIET NAM

Typhoon Matmo made landfall on 30 October in Phu Yen Province. The typhoon weakened to a tropical depression as it moved inland over central Viet Nam and into Cambodia. Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces were heavily affected by strong winds, heavy rain and flooding.

05 Nov 2019 description

Manila / Kuala Lumpur, 5 November 2019 - More than 180,000 people are affected with many families requiring humanitarian assistance after a series of powerful earthquakes struck Cotabato province in Mindanao, Philippines.

IFRC Philippines Head of Country Office Chris Staines said: