Philippines

Philippines: After Effects of Tropical Depression "Winnie" as of December 2, 2004 7:00 PM

Format
Situation Report
Source
Posted
Originally published


1. Damage and Needs Assessment
1.1 Profile of Areas and Population Affected

Region/Province
No. of Mun
No of Bgys
Affected
Families
Persons
Region II
3
18
424
1,793
Region III
26
168
48,577
223,504
Region IV
6
6
4,417
22,865
Region V
1
NCR
2
7
2,462
10,610
Grand -- Total
38
199
55,880
258,772

1.2 Status of Evacuees as of 2 December 2004

Region III

Bulacan 2,402 families or 8,943 persons in 26 evacuation centers

Region IV

Rizal - 610 families or 1,275 persons

Region V

Camarines Norte - 3 families or 15 persons in Agro Sports Complex.

1.3 Profile of Casualties

Region/Province
Dead
Injured
Missing
Region II
1
2
Region III
27
Region IV
377
30
140
Region V
2
3
Grand Total
407
33
142

Note: Thirty six (36) survivors (15 male and 21 female) who sustained serious injuries rescued by PCG Helo 163 and PCG Helo 1636 in Real and Infanta, Quezon from November 30 to December 1, 2004. They are hospitalized in 3 hospitals of Metro Manila (8 in PGH, 9 in Rizal Medical and 19 in East Avenue Medical Center.

1.4 Damaged Agriculture, Fisheries and Others

Provinces
Infrastructure
Agriculture
(rice, corn vege,livestock)
Others
/Fisheries
Total
Region II
16,559,583.00
2,855,520.00
19,415,103.00
Region III
170,629,170. 85
170,629,170.00
Regio n IV
1,755,000.00
1,592,550.00
3,347,550.00
Total
P188,943,753.85
P4,448,070.00
P193,391,823.00
* No report on damages from other affected Regions

1.5 Roads and Bridges Condition

Roads and bridges impassable to all types of vehicles due to either landslides, scoured-out /washed-out bridge approaches, damaged bailey bridges, scoured bridge abutment

Region III - 9 road network and 8 bridges

Region IV-A - 2 road network and 11 bridges

Region V - Catanduanes Circumferential Road -- 6 bridges

1.6 Damaged Houses

Provinces
Totally
Partially
Region III
138
326
Region IV
55
-
Total
193
326

1.7 Needs Assessment

Food, potable water, milk, medicines, lime, cadaver bags and assorted relief goods are badly needed in the isolated municipalities of Infanta, Real and General Nakar.

2. Ongoing Search and Rescue Operations

  • The combined elements of DPWH IV- A and the engineering contingent of the 202nd Infantry Brigade under Col J Buenaflor are now closer to the Poblacion by way of clearing landslides, debris and installation of detour bridges at the isolated municipalities of Infanta, Real and General Nakar, Quezon.

  • Likewise, PDCC Laguna is also clearing the roads and bridge connecting Laguna and Quezon at Barangay Llavac, Siniloan, Laguna.

  • Rescue teams from the Philippine Air Force and Philippine Coast Guard are continuously providing airlift accommodation to the critically injured victims for treatment in various government hospitals in Metro Manila.

3. Relief Operations
  • So far, the total assistance extended amounted to P23,370.046.18. This amount includes the assistance from NDCC in the form of rice and NDCC Special Fund.

  • Likewise, the NDCC purchased 200 pieces of cadaver bags from J-4, AFP also intended for Real and Infanta, Quezon.

  • The Department of Health- HEMS provided 200 cadaver bags and five (5) bags of lime at 40 kilos each bag intended for the recovered bodies from the landslide site in Infanta and Real, Quezon.

  • Navy Ship, BRP Mangyan based in Burias, Masbate proceeded to Real, Quezon to assist in the search and rescue operations and transport of relief goods.

  • BRP Bacolod City was also made available for use of DSWD and NDCC in transporting relief goods to Infanta, Real and Gen. Nakar, Quezon.

  • Nine Navy rescue teams were also alerted with corresponding M- 35 trucks and rubber boats from the different Navy units for possible deployment in the flood and typhoon- stricken areas.

  • Naval Forces Northern Luzon rescue teams evacuated and rescued 102 families in Brgy Isla, Cabanatuan City in Nueva Ecija and also ferried stranded passengers thereat.

  • Total number served by DSWD and LGUs both inside and outside evacuation centers -- 8,015 families or 35,042 persons.