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NDRRMC Update: Sitrep No. 5 re Landslide Incident in Pantukan, Compostela Valley

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DATE: 07 January 2012 as of 6:00 AM

I. Situation Overview

On or about 3:00 AM, January 5, 2012, a landslide occurred at hilly portion of Sitio Diat 1 to Diat 700, a gold panning area in Barangay Napnapan, Pantukan, Compostela Valley Province. Said incident occurred due to continuous rains in the recent days. Dozens were buried alive while several shanties/houses made with light material houses located towards Diat 2 gold panning area were wiped out.