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29 Jan 2020 description

Situation Overview

“PHANFONE”entered the PhilippineAreaof Responsibility (PAR)on 23 December 2019 and was named “Ursula” as the 21st Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. On 24 December 2019, “Ursula” intensified into a typhoon as it moved toward Eastern Visayas; hence, also affecting Northeastern Mindanao, Bicol Region, Central Visayas, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas. On 28 December 2019, “Ursula” weakened into a Tropical Storm (TS) and exited PAR.

Source: DOST-PAGASA

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

24 Jan 2020 description

Flash Update
Flash Update No. 3: Taal Volcano Eruption

Situation Overview

The Taal Volcano continues to be active more than one week after it erupted on 12 January. Activity in the past 24 hours has been characterized by a steady steam emission and infrequent weak explosions. These emissions have generated ash plumes between 500 and 1,000 meters tall and have dispersed ash southwest of the main crater, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).

24 Jan 2020 description

Situation Overview

“PHANFONE” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 23 December 2019 and was named “Ursula” as the 21st Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. On 24 December 2019, “Ursula” intensified into a typhoon as it moved toward Eastern Visayas; hence, also affecting Northeastern Mindanao, Bicol Region, Central Visayas, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas. On 28 December 2019, “Ursula” weakened into a Tropical Storm (TS) and exited PAR.

24 Jan 2020 description

Situation Overview

“PHANFONE” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 23 December 2019 and was named “Ursula” as the 21st Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. On 24 December 2019, “Ursula” intensified into a typhoon as it moved toward Eastern Visayas; hence, also affecting Northeastern Mindanao, Bicol Region, Central Visayas, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas. On 28 December 2019, “Ursula” weakened into a Tropical Storm (TS) and exited PAR.

22 Jan 2020 description

FAST FACTS

• An Alert Level 4 remains in effect for the Taal Volcano, indicating that a hazardous, explosive eruption is still possible within hours to days.

• Over the past 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has reported nearly 450 volcanic earthquakes.

• Approximately 460,000 people live within the evacuation zone.

SITUATION AT A GLANCE

22 Jan 2020 description

Episcopal Relief & Development is providing emergency assistance through the Episcopal CARE Foundation (E-CARE), the relief and development agency of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines, to communities impacted by several recent natural disasters in the Southern Tagalog provinces of the Philippines.

22 Jan 2020 description

Situation Overview

“PHANFONE” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 23 December 2019 and was named “Ursula” as the 21st Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. On 24 December 2019, “Ursula” intensified into a typhoon as it moved toward Eastern Visayas; hence, also affecting Northeastern Mindanao, Bicol Region, Central Visayas, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas. On 28 December 2019, “Ursula” weakened into a Tropical Storm (TS) and exited PAR.

Source: DOST-PAGASA

22 Jan 2020 description

By Lilibeth A. French

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 22 (PIA6) - - Members and pensioners of the Social Security System (SSS) who were affected by typhoon Ursula from the towns of Concepcion and Carles in the province of Iloilo can now avail of the Calamity Assistance Package (CAP) which was opened by the agency recently.

19 Jan 2020 description

Situation Overview

“PHANFONE” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 23 December 2019 and was named “Ursula” as the 21st Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. On 24 December 2019, “Ursula” intensified into a typhoon as it moved toward Eastern Visayas; hence, also affecting Northeastern Mindanao, Bicol Region, Central Visayas, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas. On 28 December 2019, “Ursula” weakened into a Tropical Storm (TS) and exited PAR.

Source: DOST-PAGASA

17 Jan 2020 description

Situation Overview

“PHANFONE” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 23 December 2019 and was named “Ursula” as the 21st Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. On 24 December 2019, “Ursula” intensified into a typhoon as it moved toward Eastern Visayas; hence, also affecting Northeastern Mindanao, Bicol Region, Central Visayas, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas. On 28 December 2019, “Ursula” weakened into a Tropical Storm (TS) and exited PAR.

Source: DOST-PAGASA

16 Jan 2020 description

By Jaime S. Cabag

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 16 (PIA) – Damages to agriculture worth P1.309 billion, 226,320 totally and partially damaged houses, and 346,594 families with 1,478,358 persons affected were the main figures that came out from the “typhoon Ursula” report of the Response Cluster of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council at their meeting held January 14 at the Office of Civil Defense here.

Also, the report listed 29 person who perished during the calamity with two others still missing.

16 Jan 2020 description

By Samuel D. Candido

BORONGAN CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA)—Eastern Samar officials led by Gov. Ben Evardone and Rep. Maria Fe R. Abunda continue doing relief operations in areas damaged by Typhoon Ursula on December 24, 2019.

Maria Myrla C. Arma, Local Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officer (LDRRMO-III) said that some 11,530 food packs were distributed to affected families and 900 sacks of NFA rice were distributed to eight municipalities of Eastern Samar.

15 Jan 2020 description

Fast Facts

  • Typhoon Phanfone made landfall on December 24 as a Category 2 storm, with sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour and gusts up to 150 kph.

  • PHIVOLCS has issued a Level 4 alert for Taal Volcano, indicating a hazardous, explosive eruption is possible within hours or days.

  • Nearly 460,000 people reside within the danger zone.

Situation at a Glance

14 Jan 2020 description

Situation Overview

“PHANFONE” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 23 December 2019 and was named “Ursula” as the 21st Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. On 24 December 2019, “Ursula” intensified into a typhoon as it moved toward Eastern Visayas; hence, also affecting Northeastern Mindanao, Bicol Region, Central Visayas, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas. On 28 December 2019, “Ursula” weakened into a Tropical Storm (TS) and exited PAR.

Source: DOST-PAGASA

13 Jan 2020 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 3 January, over 2.4 million people are affected in over 2,700 barangays (villages) in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and Caraga due to Typhoon Phanfone.

  • As of 24 December, more than 378,000 people are affected by the 6.9-magnitude earthquake that occurred on 15 December in Davao del Sur, Mindanao.

  • Typhoon Kammuri made 4 landfalls from 2 to 3 December in the provinces of Sorsogon, Masbate, Marinduque and Oriental Mindoro.

13 Jan 2020 description

Situation Overview

“PHANFONE”entered the PhilippineAreaof Responsibility (PAR)on 23 December 2019 and was named “Ursula” as the 21st Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. On 24 December 2019, “Ursula” intensified into a typhoon as it moved toward Eastern Visayas; hence, also affecting Northeastern Mindanao, Bicol Region, Central Visayas, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas. On 28 December 2019, “Ursula” weakened into a Tropical Storm (TS) and exited PAR.

Source: DOST-PAGASA

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

12 Jan 2020 description

Situation Overview

“PHANFONE” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 23 December 2019 and was named “Ursula” as the 21st Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. On 24 December 2019, “Ursula” intensified into a typhoon as it moved toward Eastern Visayas; hence, also affecting Northeastern Mindanao, Bicol Region, Central Visayas, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas. On 28 December 2019, “Ursula” weakened into a Tropical Storm (TS) and exited PAR.

Source: DOST-PAGASA