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31 Dec 2017 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017.

Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

444,607 families or 1,861,252 persons are affected in 2,583 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

30 Dec 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 444,607 families / 1,861,250 persons are affected in 2,591 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

  2. Of which, there are no more families / persons currently being served inside and outside evacuation centers (ECs):

Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #22, 5:00 PM 29 December 2017

30 Dec 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 435,954 families / 1,822,080 persons are affected in 2,491 barangays in Regions MIMAPOPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

  2. All served population inside and outside evacuation center (ECs) have returned to their respective houses.

30 Dec 2017 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017.

Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

444,607 families or 1,861,250 persons are affected in 2,591 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

29 Dec 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

A total of 425,996 families / 1,780,163 persons are affected in 2,471 barangays in Regions MIMAPOPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

Of which, a total of 810 families / 3,473 persons are currently being served inside and outside evacuation centers (ECs):

  • Inside 28 ECs: 668 families / 2,763 persons
  • Outside ECs: 142 families / 710 persons

Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #19,10PM 23 December 2017

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29 Dec 2017 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017.

Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

425,996 families or 1,780,163 persons are affected in 2,471 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

27 Dec 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

A total of 425,996 families / 1,780,163 persons are affected in 2,471 barangays in Regions MIMAPOPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

Of which, a total of 810 families / 3,473 persons are currently being served inside and outside evacuation centers (ECs):

  • Inside 28 ECs: 668 families / 2,763 persons
  • Outside ECs: 142 families / 710 persons Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #19,10PM 23 December 2017

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27 Dec 2017 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017.

Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

425,996 families or 1,780,163 persons are affected in 2,471 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

26 Dec 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. Affected Population (TAB A)

  1. A total of 425,996 families / 1,780,163 persons are affected in 2,471 barangays in Regions MIMAPOPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, and CARAGA.

  2. Of which, a total of 810 families / 3,473 persons are currently being served inside and outside evacuation centers (ECs):

  3. Inside 28 ECs: 668 families / 2,763 persons

  4. Outside ECs: 142 families / 710 persons
    Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #19,10PM 23 December 2017

26 Dec 2017 description

Procuring and Preparing Relief Goods

Upon arrival in Manila, AMDA nurse discussed with our local partner and found that Biliran island located in the central part of the Philippines is the most affected island from the Typhoon. Thus, AMDA in collaboration with our local partners identified affected communities in Biliran to distribute our relief goods, then procured and repacked food items (instant noodles, coffee packs, fish and meat canned food, cookies with a water bottle) for approximately 700 households in Cebu on 22nd of December.

26 Dec 2017 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks 2,836,944 Swiss francs to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to deliver assistance and support to 20,000 people affected by Tropical Storm Tembin. The operation will focus on the following sectors: health (including psychosocial support and nutrition); water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); livelihoods (including cash); shelter (including non-food items); disaster risk reduction, protection, gender and inclusion (PGI); and National Society capacity enhancement.

24 Dec 2017 description

Amidst the Christmas celebration, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) staff and volunteers continue to work double time, even if it means not spending Christmas with their respective families, to provide humanitarian assistance to those affected by the two recent storms Vinta and Urduja that devastated the Visayas and Mindanao.

PRC Chairman and CEO Richard Gordon said staff and volunteers from the 31 chapters in Mindanao and its National Headquarters are currently responding and closely monitoring the situation as Tropical Storm Vinta traverses the country.

24 Dec 2017 description

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) expressed its gratitude to the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines for its humanitarian aid amounting to USD 100,000 or P5.1-million that will benefit the families devastated by the recent Tropical Storm Urduja in the Visayas.

PRC Secretary General Atty. Oscar Palabyab personally received the donation from Chinese Embassy to the Philippines Counsellor Sun Yi at the PRC National Headquarters in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday.

24 Dec 2017 description

• AHA Centre Disaster Monitoring & Response System maintain the highest alert “WARNING” for Typhoon Tembin (Vinta), approximate current location at 8.3 N, 113.2 with maximum wind speeds 148 kph gusts of 185 kph).

• Philippines, Typhoon Tembin affected 268,792 persons (59,580 families) in 518 barangays of 21 provinces in 9 Regions MIMAROPA, VII, X, IX, X, XI,
XII, ARMM and CARAGA (DSWD).

• Considering various reports and sources, death toll due to Typhoon Tembin may reach around 180-200 people.

24 Dec 2017 description

As tropical storm Kai-tak (locally known Urduja) leaves the Philippines Area of Responsibility (PAR), another tropical storm has entered PAR named Tembin (locally known as Vinta). TS Kai-tak dumped an estimated 300-500 mm of rain in eastern and central Visayas which caused flooding and landslides along its path. TS Tembin intensified as it made landfall in Davao Oriental in the morning of 22 December and crossed various provinces across Mindanao causing flash floods and landslides.

24 Dec 2017 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017. Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

425,996 families or 1,780,163 persons are affected in 2,471 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

23 Dec 2017 description

Philippines, TS Tembin (33, Vinta) will accelerate towards Palawan, with wind speed up to 120 kph (wind gust 148 kph) and bring 76.2-152.4 mm of rainfall within the next 36 hours).

• TS Tembin affected:

• Death toll stands at 133

• 26,580 families / 108,969 persons

• 389 barangays in 5 regions

• 17,023 families / 68,833 persons are currently residing in 227 evacuation centres in 5 regions

• Search, Rescue and retrieval efforts are currently underway in the affected areas of TS Vinta.

23 Dec 2017 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017. Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

419,894 families or 1,749,650 persons are affected in 2,419 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

23 Dec 2017 description

Situation Overview

On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017. Source: NDRRMC

Status of Affected Families / Persons

319,095 families or 1,348,452 persons are affected in 1,969 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).