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03 Jan 2020 description
report ACT Alliance

SITUATION

In the afternoon of Tuesday the 24 December 2019, the province of Salcedo, Eastern Samar in the Philippines, typhoon Phanfone (locally known as Ursula) made its landfall with sustained wind speeds of 120 kph and gusts of up to 150 kph. The storm brought heavy rain and violent winds as it traversed the Visayas region of Central Philippines, exiting the landmass through Mindoro and Palawan provinces on December 28, making seven landfalls overall.

03 Jan 2020 description

By Lilibeth A. French

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 3 (PIA6) - - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Region 6 has been providing assistance to families affected by devastation and heavy floods in Panay Island by typhoon ‘Ursula’ on Christmas Day.

As of 5 P.M. of December 31, 2019, data from DSWD 6 indicated that some 218, 366 families or 922,458 persons were affected by typhoon ‘Ursula’ from the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, and Iloilo.

03 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

03 Jan 2020 description

By Merlito G. Edale, Jr.

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, Jan. 2 (PIA) – The Isabela Electric Cooperative (Iselco) – 1 based in Alicia town has sent its seven-man contingent to help the Bicol Region and its neighboring provinces to immediately restore electric power in the said areas.

The Bicol region was greatly affected by the wrath of typhoon Ursula that left some of its residents homeless and resulted to a massive power blackout in areas severely affected.

02 Jan 2020 description

Typhoon Phanfone (locally named Ursula) made seven landfalls on 24-25 December 2019. Areas along its track experienced heavy to intense rains, strong winds and storm surges. The Typhoon caused widespread flooding and damaged houses, agricultural crops and vital infrastructures. Many of the regions affected were the same areas that were damaged by Typhoon Kammuri (Tisoy) from December 02-03, 2019.

01 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

01 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

01 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

01 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

01 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

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

31 Dec 2019 description

I. 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

31 Dec 2019 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

30 Dec 2019 description

REGIONAL SUMMARY:

As the Northeast Monsoon continues, several flooding events have occurred in the southern part of ASEAN region, particularly in Indonesia. While on the contrary, dry conditions persisted over the Mekong sub-region, and scattered hotspots continued to be detected especially in Cambodia, southern Myanmar and Thailand. Meanwhile in the Philippines, the Category 1 Typhoon PHANFONE has brought strong winds and heavy rains during Christmas time, the typhoon exited the Philippines Responsibility Area (PAR) as it weakens on 28 December 2019.

30 Dec 2019 description

By Jemin B. Guillermo
Published on December 29, 2019

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Dec. 29 (PIA) – Senator Christopher Laurence “Bong” Go pledged to serve the people.

During his visit at the Pontevedra Civic Center, December 28, to see for himself the typhoon Ursula-affected residents of Pontevedra, Capiz, he assured the people of his services for them.

Go gave 2,000 packs of grocery items to affected residents. He also brought with him the team of the Department of Social Welfare and Development that distributed P5,000 and food packs to each of the 272 evacuees.

30 Dec 2019 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

30 Dec 2019 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

29 Dec 2019 description
report CARE

MANILLA (December 29, 2019) – CARE activated its emergency protocols immediately on Christmas Eve right after Typhoon Phanfone (locally known as Typhoon Ursula) made its first landfall. CARE staff, along with local partners, are assessing the situation on the ground, to provide initial relief in areas that were greatly affected by the typhoon.