DSWD DROMIC Report #26 on Tropical Depression “Urduja” (Kai-Tak) as of 04 January 2018, 8AM
On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja” (international name: Kai-tak). It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 19 December 2017.
Status of Affected Families / Persons
435,999 families or 1,860,026 persons are affected in 2,537 barangays in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, MIMAROPA and CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).
Status of IDPs Inside Evacuation Centers
A total of 93,429 families or 418,118 persons stayed in 1,745 evacuation centers in Regions MIMAROPA, V, VIII, and CARAGA (see Table 2; details in Annex B).
Status of IDPs Outside Evacuation Centers
There were 87,680 families or 372,171 persons stayed with families / friends in Regions V, VI, VII and VIII (see Table 3).
Status of Damaged Houses
At present, 5,535 houses were totally damaged and 26,538 were partially damaged by the onslaught of TS Urduja in Regions V, VIII and CARAGA (see Table 5).
Cost of Assistance
₱132,836,518.50 worth of assistance has been provided to affected families and individuals; of which, ₱105,241,308.42 came from DSWD, ₱26,663,993.08 from LGUs, and ₱931,217.00 from NGOs (Table 6).