DSWD DROMIC Report #4A on Tropical Depression "VINTA" (TEMBIN) as of 22 December 2017, 6PM


Situation Overview

At 5:00 PM today, 22 December 2017, "VINTA" has weakened into a Tropical Depression and is now over Zamboanga Del Sur area.

  • Scattered to widespread moderate to occasionally heavy rains will prevail over Visayas and Western Mindanao 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).

  • All areas under TCWS No. 2 have been downgraded to TCWS No. 1

  • TCWS elsewhere are now lifted.

Status of Affected Families / Persons

8,246 families or 34,871 persons are affected in 131 barangays in Regions X, XI, CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).

Status of IDPs Inside Evacuation Centers

A total of 7,817 families or 32,698 persons are currently staying inside 151 evacuation centers in Regions X, XI, CARAGA (see Table 2; details in Annex B).

Status of IDPs Outside Evacuation Centers

A total of 35 families or 161 persons are currently staying with families / friends in Regions X and CARAGA (see Table 3).