DSWD DROMIC Report #29 on Typhoon “URSULA” as of 29 January 2020, 6PM

Situation Report
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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.


I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 795,449 families or 3,296,877 persons are affected in 3,099 barangays in Regions MIMAROPA, VI, VII, VIII and CARAGA (see Table 1)

II. Status of Displaced Families / Persons

a. Inside Evacuation Centers

There are 1 family or 3 persons taking temporary shelter in 1 evacuation center in Region VI (see Table 2).

b. Outside Evacuation Centers

There are 5,285 families or 26,442 persons currently staying with their relatives and/or friends (see Table 3).