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10 Jan 2020 description

l. SITUATION OVERVIEW

Tropical Storm "PHANFONE" entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility and was named "URSULA" on 23 December 2019, 5:00 AM.

On 24 December 2019, 5:00 AM, Tropical Storm “URSULA” intensified into a Severe Tropical Storm and further intensified into a Typhoon at 2:00 PM of the same day.

“URSULA” Made seven (7) landfalls, details as follows:

1st landfall : Salcedo, Eastern Samar (24 December 2019, 4:45 PM)

2nd landfall : Tacloban City, Leyte (24 December 2019, 7:30 PM)

10 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

10 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

09 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

08 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

08 Jan 2020 description

Sources: DOST-PAGASA, DSWD, DOST, DILG. DOH, DA, DENR-MGB. DOE, DepEd, DPWH, RDRRMCs Ill. CALABARZON, MIMAROPA. V, VI. VII, VIII, and CARA GA

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

"URSULA" SLIGHTLY WEAKENS AND NOW OUTSIDE THE PHILIPPINE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

08 Jan 2020 description

Sources: DOST-PAGASA, DSWD, DOST, DILG. DOH, DA, DENR-MGB. DOE, DepEd, DPWH, RDRRMCs Ill. CALABARZON, MIMAROPA. V, VI. VII, VIII, and CARA GA

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

"URSULA" SLIGHTLY WEAKENS AND NOW OUTSIDE THE PHILIPPINE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

08 Jan 2020 description

By Lilibeth A. French

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 7 (PIA6) - - The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Western Visayas has readied its intervention for farmers, fishers and livestock raisers in the region affected by devastation of typhoon Ursula.

James Earl Ogatis, Chief, DA 6 Regional Agriculture and Fishery Information Division, said validation teams were already formed and tasked to conduct validation and assessment on the damages brought about by typhoon Ursula as reported by the concerned local government units from the provinces of Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan and Antique.

08 Jan 2020 description

By Alex Lumaque

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Jan. 7 (PIA) – The National Food Authority (NFA) Provincial Office has released 2,244 sacks of rice from December 26 to January 3 in view of the relief operations in the aftermath of typhoon Ursula devastation in Capiz.

“All the releases are well-milled NFA local rice,” said NFA – Capiz Information Officer Christie M. Hari-on, adding that enough supply of rice is guaranteed because NFA has conducted a milling operation last month.

08 Jan 2020 description

By Golda Meir T. Tabao

CATBALOGAN CITY, Jan. 7 (PIA) -- Seven municipalities in the Second District of Samar now have stable power connection after the onslaught of Typhoon Ursula last December 24, 2019 based on the Power Restoration Report of the Samar II Electric Cooperative (SAMELCO II) as of Sunday.

The said typhoon caused several damage to power lines and caused power outage since.

The estimated damage totalled to P19,817,484 with the municipality of Sta. Rita having the biggest damage amounting to P4,053,719.

07 Jan 2020 description

By Leonard T. Pineda, I
Published on January 6, 2020

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 6 (PIA-6) --- The Iloilo Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) has recommended the declaration of a state of calamity in Iloilo province following the onslaught of typhoon Ursula last month.

In the PDRRMC emergency meeting held recently, Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. said there is a need to declare the state of calamity in the province due to the damage and impact of the typhoon to the means of livelihood on agricultural, business, and industrial sectors.

07 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

06 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

05 Jan 2020 description
report Oxfam

Nearly a week after the devastation brought by Typhoon Phanfone (local name: Ursula), which made seven landfalls mainly in Central Philippines between December 24 until the afternoon of December 25, humanitarian agency Oxfam and its partners say that early assessments by staff and community partners indicate that water supply disruptions and contamination, destruction of toilets and other sanitation facilities, and exposure to disease vectors increase health risks of Phanfone survivors.

05 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

05 Jan 2020 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

"URSULA" SLIGHTLY WEAKENS AND NOW OUTSIDE THE PHILIPPINE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

On 28 December 2019, 10:00 AM, the center of Tropical Storm "URSULA" was estimated based on all available data 595 km West of Subic, Zambales (outside PAR) (14.5°N, 114.8°E), with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 80 km/h. It is moving West Southwest at 10km/h

04 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

04 Jan 2020 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

"URSULA" SLIGHTLY WEAKENS AND NOW OUTSIDE THE PHILIPPINE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

On 28 December 2019, 10:00 AM, the center of Tropical Storm "URSULA" was estimated based on all available data 595 km West of Subic, Zambales (outside PAR) (14.5°N, 114.8°E), with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 80 km/h. It is moving West Southwest at 10km/h

03 Jan 2020 description

Situation Overview

More than a week after Typhoon Phanfone (locally named Ursula) made initial landfall in Salcedo, Eastern Samar as a category-2 typhoon and crossed the Visayas region, over 2.4 million people in more than 2,700 barangays are affected in regions V, VI, VII, VII, Caraga and MIMAROPA. Sixty percent of those affected are in Region VIII (Easter Visayas) and were previously in the path of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in 2013, which caused significant damage in the region.