DSWD DROMIC Report #27 on Tropical Depression “Urduja” (Kai-Tak) as of 17 January 2018, 6AM
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 2,534 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 90,281 families or 405,795 persons stayed in 1,761 evacuation centers in Regions MIMAROPA, V, VIII, and CARAGA (see Table 2; details in Annex B).
Status of IDPs Outside Evacuation Centers
There were 82,432 families or 358,126 persons stayed with families / friends in Regions V, VI, VII and VIII (see Table 3).
Status of Damaged Houses
At present, 2,745 houses were totally damaged and 30,576 were partially damaged by the onslaught of TS Urduja in Regions V, VIII and CARAGA (see Table 5).
Cost of Assistance
₱174,480,448.74 worth of assistance has been provided to affected families and individuals; of which, ₱146,694,362.66 came from DSWD, ₱26,854,869.08 from LGUs, and ₱931,217.00 from NGOs (Table 6).