DSWD DROMIC Report #26 on Severe Tropical Storm "VINTA" (TEMBIN) as of 11 January 2018, 6PM
On 22 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Severe Tropical Storm and was named “Vinta” (international name: Tembin). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 24 December 2017.
Status of Affected Families / Persons
166,475 families or 785,994 persons are affected in 1,171 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM (see Table 1; details in Annex A).
Status of IDPs Inside Evacuation Centers
A total of 7,405 families or 36,615 persons are currently staying inside 32 evacuation centers in Regions MIMAROPA, IX, X, XII, and ARMM (see Table 2; details in Annex B).
Status of IDPs Outside Evacuation Centers
A total of 4,470 families or 22,464 persons are currently staying with families / friends in Regions IX, X, and XII (see Table 3; details in Annex B).
Status of Damaged Houses
At present, 3,563 houses were totally damaged and 3,118 were partially damaged by the onslaught of STS Vinta in Regions MIMAROPA, IX, X, XI, and ARMM (see Table 4; details in Annex C).
Cost of Assistance
₱36,416,342.45 worth of assistance has been provided to affected families and individuals; of which, ₱24,408,292.45 came from DSWD, ₱11,696,050.00 from LGUs, ₱312,000.00 from other organizations (see Table 5; details in Annex C).