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Philippines: After-effects of tropical cyclones "Unding", "Violeta", "Winnie" and "Yoyong" and the ongoing relief and recovery and rehabilitation operations 19 December 2004 (8:00 AM)

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Sources : OCDRCs I, II, III, IV, V, VIII and CAR
Date of Occurrences:


Typhoon "Unding " - November 14-21, 2004
Tropical Storm "Violeta" - November 22-26, 2004
Tropical Depression "Winnie" - November 28- 30, 2004
Typhoon "Yoyong" - November 30 - December 3, 2004

A. Damage Assessment

Areas Affected:


Regions - 8 ( I, II, III, IV, V, VIII, NCR and CAR )
Provinces - 35
Cities - 31
Municipalities - 505
Barangays - 5,434

Population Affected - 731,730 families or 3,717,499 persons

Population Displaced - 53,037 families or 265,003 persons

Casualties - 1,062 dead, 1,161 injured and 552 still missing to date

Properties Damaged


Houses - 42,117 totally destroyed and 146,135 partially damaged
Properties - P5,731.794M
Breakdown
Agriculture
P3,735.623M
Fisheries
P206.350M
Infrastructure
P1,322.611M
Transmission Facilities
P60.880M
School Facilities
P345.830M
Health Facilities
P60.500M

B. Ongoing Relief and Recovery Operations in Regions III and IV

1. Update on Relief Distribution as of 17 December 2004

Region III

The following equipment and relief goods were hauled by M-35 trucks to Baler and Dingalan Aurora and Gabaldon, Nueva Ecija:

Baler, Aurora - 25 units generator, 6 units water tank, 3 units water purifier, 240 pieces plastic water container, 10 pieces carpentry tools, 400 pieces blankets (16 bales), 169 cases mineral water, 885 sacks food packs, and 1,000 pieces CDC family packs.

Dingalan, Aurora - 107 cases mineral water, 38 boxes noodles, 38 sacks and 5 bales used clothes, 381 packs assorted goods and 775 bags food packs (194 sacks)

Gabaldon, Nueva Ecija - 360 pieces plastic water containe, 381 cases miniral water and 547 bags food packs

Region IV

Quezon Province - 11,468 bags family packs

2. Update of Operation "Sagip Buhay" Task Force (GHQ - Warehouse 9)
(As of 18 December 2004)

Estimated Cost of Goods /Items Received
P46,710,615.83
Estimated Cost of Goods Released
P40,950,778.50
Total
P5,755,837.33

Other Items Delivered

Infanta and Real - 4,044 cases of mineral water, 100,000 pieces of hard boiled eggs 1,000 pieces of blankets, 20 units H20 tanks, 20 tool sets, 10 units water purifier, 50 units generators, and 200 pieces of cadaver bags

Nueva Vizcaya - 500 family packs

3. Summary of Releases of Family Packs by Destinations

Destinations
No of Packs
Camp Nakar, Lucena City
7,152
Villamor, Air Base, Pasay City
15,347
Ft Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija
6,929
202nd Brigade Siniloan, Laguna
2,000
Clark Air Base / Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, Angeles City, Pampanga
4,720
Dingalan, Aurora
1,800
Quezon Province
3,060
Real, Quezon
1,500
Infanta, Quezon
6,792
Tanay, Rizal
1,200
2nd District Caloocan City
501
Grand - Total
52,159

4. Health Status in Real, Infanta and General Nakar, Quezon

4.1 Consultations

- Based on the post mission consultations conducted by Center for Health Development(CHD-IV-A) personnel, Valenzuela Team and Quirino Memorial Medical Center Team from Dec 13-14, 2004, the following cases/ diseases are prevalent in the above municipalities :

Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI),
334
Acute Gastro Enteritis (AGE)
103
Acute Bronchitis,
38
Muskulo Skeletal Syndrome
36
Infected Wounds,
44
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI),
30
Influenza,
15
Dermatitis,
14
Arthritis,
13
Rheumatism,
11
Peptic Ulcer Disorder
17
Hypertension (HPN),
15
Fever with Headache
9
Osthecarthitis,
15
Measles and Dog bite.
2

- As of 18 December, there are additional 302 consultations in General Nakar (causes - cough and colds, fever, body pains and body malaise.

- The Quirino Memorial Medical Center Team reported a 10 year old female, a measles case patient in Barangay Batangan, General Nakar and another Dengue case is suspected at Barangay Anoling.

4.2 Immunization

- Team of CHD IV-A in Laguna will assist in the conduct of immunization and consultation at Bgy Tingnuan and nearby barangays in Real and PHO Laguna will provide vaccines on December 22, 2004

- Rizal Medical Center Team with local health personnel will conduct immunization at Barangay Batangan on Monday Dec 20 2004

4.3 Other Medical Assistance

- Teams of CHD Extension Office in Batangas and Cavite Provinces were deployed to Quezon Province and they brought with them medicines, drugs and chlorine.

- CHDIV- A provided 2 boxes Oresol (600 sachets) and 1 gallon chlorine granules to an NGO "Dugong Buhay" intended for Real, Quezon.

- CHD-IV-A requested donation from GTZ Philippines in the amount of P50,000.00 for the purchase of 10 liter water containers to be used for distribution of chlorinated water in Quezon Province.

4.4 Requirements

- General Nakar urgently needs the following medical supplies such as: TB drugs for 19 patients, regular EPI vaccines, 1 box DPT, I box OPV, ½ box HEPA, 1'2 box BCG 10 Ampules, 2 bottles vitamin A. Requirements are only supplemented temporarily from Real supplies but needs to be replenished. Likewise, requesting one (1) 7 cu. m. refrigerator and 1 generator set.

4.5 Status of Medical Teams Deployed to Quezon Province.

- At 8:45 AM today, December 18, 2004 the Amang Rodriquez Medical Team pulled out from General Nakar while the Rizal and Lucena Teams as well as the CHD IV-A Team were pulled out from Quezon. but RMC and POC Medical teams arrived in the area with Rabipur vials.

- Medical team on site in General Nakar - 1 AFP Medical Doctor, 6 Rotary Club Doctors from Perpetual Help College and Batangas Team.

5. Population Served (Cumulative total as of 18 December 2004 (source: DSWD)

Total Served Inside and Outside Centers - 227,486 families or 1,105,004 persons

Names of Typhoons
"Unding"
"Violeta"
"Winnie"
"Yoyong"
Total
Inside Evac Ctrs
Families
1,209
552
13,116
38,160
53,037
Persons
10,210
2,555
62,210
190,028
265,003
No of Centers
104
6
175
1,143
1,430
Outside Evac Ctrs
Families
26,983
3,091
29,400
114,975
174,449
Persons
139,524
14,165
139,294
547,018
840,001

C. Evacuation and Airlift Operations

1. Total Evacuated - 53,037 families or 265,003 persons

2. Summary of Items Transported/Airlifted From Nov 30-Dec 16, 200.

2.1 Armed Forces of the Philippines

Philippine Air Force

Ground Operations -1,921 boxes and 6,208 sacks of assorted relief goods, 46 military and 30 medical personnel, 11,128 lbs of other cargoes and 359 drums of fuel

Airlift Operations -7,189 boxes and 12,718 sacks of assorted relief goods, 544 boxes of medicines, 177 personnel, 395 patients, 466 military, 1,882 civilian, 55 drums of Jet A-1 fuel and 28,864 lbs of other cargoes. No of aircrafts utilized- 22 (3 NOLCOM, 15 VAB and 4 SOLCOM

Philippine Navy

Sealift Operations-11,347 packs of assorted relief goods, 1,809 civilian passengers, 37 trucks with assorted goods, heavy equipment of Naval Construction Brigade from Manila to Infanta and heavy equipment of DPWH from Mauban to Infanta. Four (4) navy ships utilized (LC550, AT 291, DF317 and DF352) 6 (six) M-35 trucks hauled clothing form Muntinlupa to LOGCOM

US Air Force

Airlift Operations - 3,784 sacks of relief goods, 1,659 boxes mineral water, 20 pax civilian, 3 patients, 20 boxes medicines 5 units oxygen tanks, and 5 boxes communication equipment. (3 aircraft utilized)

2.2 Philippine Coast Guard

Airlift Operations

- Airlifted 133 survivors (91 injured/ 42stranded), 150 personnel, and 768 sacks of assorted goods

- Extricated 31 critically injured typhoon victims in their first flight on Nov 30,2004 and recovered seven (7) dead bodies along the coastal brgys of Mauban, Quezon

Afloat Operations

- Transported 16 truck loads of relief goods to Real, Mauban and Infanta, PCGA goods (127 sacks and 3 boxes) to Infanta and 2.5 tons to Polilio Island and 2.5 tons to Real; Rotary Club's relief goods (7,000 sacks relief goods and 104 boxes soy sauce) to Infanta; World Vision's relief goods (500 bottles mineral water and 500 sacks rice) to infanta; and Kabalikat relief goods (30 boxes assorted and 50 sacks rice) to Infanta; PCG Medical Team and civilian volunteers to Aurora, Aurora; disembarked 55 passengers at Real; embarked 133 passengers from Polilio Island, 230 passengers for Mauban, 42 passengers at Atimonan Pier and 408 personnel

PCG Task Force Sagip Buhay" was terminated on 14 December 2004

2.3 Other Government Agencies

BFP, PNP, DA, DPWH, PNRC, Dep Ed, DILG and Other NDCC Member Agencies, RDCCs and local DCCs dispatched their respective resources in terms of manpower (medical teams and volunteers) and logistics (trucks, equipment, ambulances, aircraft, ships and SAR assets) to assist in the disaster relief efforts and likewise donated food and non-food items to sustain the relief operations of the local disaster coordinating councils of the Municipalities of General Nakar, Infanta and Real, Quezon and Dingalan, Aurora.

D. Ongoing Clearing and Rehabilitation Operations in Quezon Province

1. PA

- The 202nd ID and 564th Engineering Batallion, Philippine Army are continuously clearing the roads of Infanta and Real of mud and landslide

- The 564th Engineering Batallion repaired 5 bridges and cleared 35 kms of mud and landslide from Nabac, Real to Infanta The 2nd Infantry Division provided five (5) M35 trucks

2. PN

- The NCBde cleared 1.5 kms out of 5 kms of Infanta Road to Dinahican Road.

- The Philippine Navy, with two (2) teams from the Naval Construction Brigade, started the reconstruction of the damaged abutment of Agos-Bailey Bridge on December 11, 2004.

- The Seebees started its reconstruction of the 36 - meter span of the damaged Agos River Bailey Bridge and is expected to finish the reconstruction in two (2) weeks upon the availability of the bridge span and the 20-meter crane.

- BRP Bacolod City (LC550) will transport the newly-manufactured bridge spans from Mauban to Infanta.

3. DPWH

- Scope of work is enclosed as Tab B

E. Summary of NDCC Assistance

Sacks of Rice Released (17,775)
P14,220,000.00
NDCC Special Fund Released
P65,400,000.00
Total
P79,620,000.00

F. Summary of Donations (International and Local) as of 19December 2004

Grand Total P148,733,088.99

Breakdown :

Actual Cash and Checks


Cash (international )
P 60,346,600.06

Cash (international pledges)
13,423,536.00

Cash (local)
5,333,187.10

Checks (local )
2,769,150.00

Sub-Total
P 81,872,473.16

Actual In kind (international)


Equipment
15,150,000.00

Relief Goods
5,000,000.00

Sub-Total
P 20,150,000.00

Sub- Total
P102,022,473.16
Amount of Donations Received by Task Force "Sagip Buhay"
P 46,710,615.83

International Donors

- 10 countries, 14 NGOs and 2 UN System

- US Gov't assistance/donation consisting of medical equipments has arrived in 3 tranches via 3 US C-130 aircraft since Dec.17-19 was formally turned-over to Pres. Arroyo.

Local Donors

- 28 GOs, 33 NGOs and various concerned citizens

- DSWD and OCD personnel supervised the hauling and transferring of 7,425 bales of ceased clothing from Bureau of Customs Warehouse. The NCRCOM contingent undertook the hauling of goods while the Marine Corps provided the security.

G. Recommendation

PCG recommends that appropriate award be given to PCG personnel directly involved in the conduct of SAR and relief operations and reimbursement of POL used in the SAR operations.