DSWD DROMIC Preparedness for Response Report #3 on Tropical Storm “BASYANG” (I.N. SANBA) as of 13 February 2018,6AM


Situation Overview

Issued at 5:00 am today: "basyang" continues its threat over caraga region.

  • Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail in the next 24 hours over Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula and the provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, and Lanao del Sur. Meanwhile, scattered light to moderate with at times heavy rains is expected over Bicol Region, MIMAROPA, and the rest of Mindanao. Residents of these areas must continue monitoring for updates, take precautionary measures against possible flooding and landslides, and coordinate with their respective local disaster risk reduction and management offices.

  • Expected to make landfall in Caraga Region this morning.

  • Sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS), the seaboards of Northern Luzon and of Visayas, the eastern seaboards of Central Luzon, and the eastern and southern seaboards of Southern Luzon due to the approaching Tropical Storm and the surge of the Northeast Monsoon.

1. Status of Affected Families / Persons

528 families or 1,829 persons are affected in 13 barangays in CARAGA (see Table 1).

2. Status of IDPs Inside Evacuation Centers

A total of 585 families or 2,077 persons are currently staying inside 17 evacuation centers in CARAGA (see Table 2).

3. Status of Stranded Passengers

There are 618 stranded passengers in Regions VII, VIII, and CARAGA (Table 3).