Philippines

DSWD DROMIC Report #21 on Typhoon “URSULA” as of 12 January 2020, 6PM

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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

A total of 784,469 families or 3,271,512 persons are affected in 3,061 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VI, VII, VIII and CARAGA (see Table 1).

II. Status of Displaced Families / Persons

a. Inside Evacuation Centers

There are 640 families or 2,762 persons taking temporary shelter in 85 evacuation centers in Region VI (see Table 2).