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NDRRMC Update: Sitrep No. 45 re Effects of Tropical Storm "Sendong" (Washi) and Status of Emergency Response Operations

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CHD X conducted rapid health assessment and immunizations in cities of CDO and Iligan to wit:

  • CDO City (36 evacuation centers) – 6,202 persons with tetanus toxoid; 589 with oral polio vaccine; 1,170 with measles vaccine (mv)/ Amv; and 505 for vitamin A supplementation
  • Iligan City (13 ECs) 2,402 with tetanus toxoid; 217 with OVP; and 2,039 with MV/AMV and 1,178 Vitamin A supplementation
  • As of 23 January 2012, different hospitals in CDO, Opol, Tagoloan, and Villanueva in Misamis Oriental and Iligan City in Lanao del Norte recorded a total of 616 cases of leptospirosis, 21 of which were fatalities
  • Acute Respiratory infections, diarrhea and fever remain the most common health concerns in ECs
  • On January 02, 2012, an immunization program was conducted at West City Central School EC serving 583 individuals with tetanus toxoid, 33 with Oral Polio vaccine and 43 with Attenuated Measles Vaccine (AMV)