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DSWD DROMIC Report #3 on Severe Tropical Storm "VINTA" (TEMBIN) as of 22 December 2017, 2AM

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Situation Overview

Issued at 11:00 PM today, "Vinta" has intensified into a Severe Tropical Storm and is about to make landfall in Surigao Del Sur.

  • Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail over Visayas, Caraga, Davao Region, Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao and North Cotabato within 24 hours. Residents of these areas must make appropriate actions against flooding and landslides, coordinate with their respective local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates.
  • Sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS).

  • Expected to make landfall over Surigao del Sur this midnight.

Status of Affected Families / Persons

3,278 families or 50,894 persons are affected in 43 barangays in Regions X, XI, CARAGA (see Table 1).

Status of IDPs Inside Evacuation Centers

A total of 3,275 families or 50,882 persons are currently staying inside 46 evacuation centers in Regions X, XI, CARAGA (see Table 2).

Status of IDPs Outside Evacuation Centers

A total of 3 families or 12 persons are currently staying with families / friends in Region X (see Table 3).