DSWD DROMIC Report #8 on the Ms 6.6 Earthquake Incident in Tulunan, North Cotabato as of 02 November 2019, 12AM

from Government of the Philippines
Published on 02 Nov 2019 View Original

Situation Overview

On 29 October 2019 at 09:04 AM, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Tulunan, North Cotabato (06.81°N, 125.03°E - 022 km S 79° E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 7 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of North Cotabato.

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 29,349 families or 146,745 persons were affected by the earthquake incident in 149 barangays in Regions XI and XII (see Table 1).

II. Status of Displaced Families / Persons

a. Inside Evacuation Center

There are 4,127 families or 20,635 persons taking temporary shelter in twenty-seven (27) evacuation centers in Regions XI and XII (see Table 2).

b. Outside Evacuation Center

There are 1,370 families or 6,850 persons currently staying with their relatives and/or friends (see Table 3).

III. Damaged Houses

There are 27,310 damaged houses; of which, 20,913 are totally damaged and 6,397 are partially damaged (see Table 4).

IV. Assistance Provided

A total of ₱6,004,485.00 worth of assistance was provided by DSWD to the affected families (see Table 5).