DSWD DROMIC Preparedness for Response Report #1 on Tropical Depression “URDUJA” as of 13 December 2017, 8PM


Situation Overview

Tropical Depression “URDUJA” has slightly changed its course as it continues to move closer to Sorsogon – Northern Samar area.

  • Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 350 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.

  • Scattered to widespead rains is expected over Visayas and Bicol Region.

  • Fishfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the eastern seaboard of Bicol Region, of Eastern Visayas due to moderate to rough seas associated with the approaching Tropical Depression.

Predictive Analytics for Humanitarian Response

Based on the GSM and WRF data of PAGASA initialized on 13 December 2017, 2AM, the DSWD Predictive Analytics for Humanitarian Response results show 2,698,393 families (see Figure 1) exposed to high susceptibility of flooding and rain-induced landslide in the next 72 hours; of which, 867,833 families are poor (see Figure 2).