Philippines

Philippines: After Effects of Typhoon "Yoyong" as of 3 Dec 2004 8:00 AM

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Situation Report
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1. Hazard Profile:
As of 5:00 AM, Friday, 03 December 2004, Typhoon " Yoyong" has weakened after crossing Northern Luzon and is now over the South China Sea.

2. Flooded Areas

Region III

Bulacan - Baliwag, Bocaue, Bustos, Norzagaray, Meycauayan are now flooded by an average of 1-2 ft.

3. Areas and Population Affected (Tab A)

3.1 Population Affected/Evacuated

Regions/
Affected
Evacuated
Evac
Ctrs
Provinces
Families
Persons
Families
Persons
Region I
298
1,500
298
1,500
11
Region II
300
1,500
300
1,500-
-
Region III
1,735
8,706
1,735
8,706
21
Region IV
3,117
10,762
3,117
10,762
82
Region V
8,285
38,701
8,285
38,701
45
NCR
1,889
9.059
1,889
9,059
42
CAR
52
252
52
252
4
Total
15,676
70,480
15,376
70,480
205

3.2 Casualties (Tab B)

  • Eight (8) died due to drowning and electrocution (1 in Manila City, 1 in Albay, 1 in Catanduanes, 1 in Bayombong, Nueva Ecija and 4 in Camarines Sur ).

  • Eight (8) were injured due to fallen tree (5 in Northern Samar and 3 unidentified in Catanduanes.

4. Status of Lifelines

4.1 Power Supply

NCR

  • Some parts of Las Piñas City, Parañaque City, Quezon City and 4 barangays of Makati City - brown-out

  • Muuntinlupa City - total blackout

Region I
  • The province of La Union and 5 towns in Pangasinan - power out

  • As a precautionary measure, the local electric cooperatives and companies deliberately cut off their power supply. Pozorrubio and Laoac in Pangasinan experienced power outages due to fallen trees in Bgy Canarbacacan in Binalonan, Pangasinan.

CAR
  • Upper Apayao - power interruption since 8:00 AM 2 December 2004

Region V
  • Catanduanes - deliberate shut down in anticipation of the typhoon

Region VIII
  • Northern and Eastern Samar - power shut down

4.2 Telecommunication Service

Region V

  • Smart communications in Catanduanes - bogged down

  • Bayantel lines - bogged down

4.3 Status of Roads and Bridges

Region V

  • Bagama noc - washed out seawall

  • Libmanan-Sipocot (Manila South road ) - impassable to all types of vehicles

  • Road to Del Gallego - impassable due to moderate landslide

CAR
  • Kennon Road - open to light vehicles only

  • Abra-Kalinga Road (Km 489+850) - closed to traffic due to slides

  • Kabugao-Pudtol-Luna Road (Paco Section) - closed to traffic

  • Claveria-Calanasan Road (Km 651+000 to Km 664+000)- closed to traffic- clearing operations on going

  • Banaue-Mayoya-Alfonso Lista Road - closed to traffic due to slides at various sections - clearing operations ongoing

  • Banaue-Hungduan Road - closed to traffic - clearing operations ongoing

  • Mt. Prov-Calanan Road (Pasil Bridge), bamboo footbridge was destroyed by flood waters - closed to traffic due to landslides and boulder slides

  • Mt. Province-Kalinga Road (Km 423+400 to 399+160) - closed to traffic due to slides -manual clearing ongoing

  • Barlig- Natonin-Paracelis Road (Km 421+200 (Kadaclan), Km 439+300 (Tonglayan) & Km 408+600 (Lias) - closed to traffic due to series of slides

5. Suspension of Classes
  • Classes at all levels are suspended nationwide

6. Declaration of Areas under A State of Calamity
  • PDCC La Union declared the entire province under a State of Calamity

7. Emergency Response Activities

7.1 Relief Operations

DSWD

  • To date, 126 evacuation centers are open serving 3,450 families or 17,061 persons: 15 in NCR, 109 in Region V, 1 in Region II and I in Region III, with relief supplies amounting to P1,047,445.00

  • DSWD FO V extended P604,000.00 worth of seven hundred fifty five (755) bags of rice to the following LGUs: Catanduanes 100, Camarines Norte 100, Libon, Albay, 35 and 4th District, Camarines Sur 520.

  • The local Social Welfare Office of DSWD-NCR provided hot meals to the displaced families in Bgy Talon 2 in Las Piñas City.

  • The DSWD-CO prepositioned stockpiles as augmentation support to the following areas: Isabela, 200 family packs, Santiago City 300 family packs and 20 packs candles, Sta Fe 1,000 mini cups noodles, plastic spoons and 5 cases 3 in 1 coffee and Quirino 200 family packs.

  • The World Vision Philippines committed to provide assistance in cash and in kind to the Yoyong victims of Region II.

7.2 Preparedness Activities Undertaken:

DSWD

  • Allotted 7,885 family food packs and non-food commodities worth P6, 576,847.00 and P8 Million worth of standby funds to its 9 field offices lying along the typhoon path (Regions NCR, CAR, I, II, II, IV-A, IV-B, V and VIII) in preparation to the impending effects of Typhoon Yoyong.

  • The Quick Response Team (QRF) Welfare Inquiry and NGO Desks in Field Offices (FOs) I, V, VIII, CAR, NCR are all on standby for possible relief operations

NDCC
  • Establishment of AFP Staging Areas such as: Clark Air Base, Pampanga; Sta Cruz, Laguna; Camp Naka r, Lucena City; and NOLCOM, Tarlac.

  • Prepositioning of donated relief s upplies at the National Disaster Management Center

  • Availability of five (5) gymnasiums as warehouse such as AFP- Gym, PA Gym, Pelota Court, PN Gym and Warehouse No. 9 at LOGCOM

  • Bank Account of Donation - Land Bank - 0581-1152-96 NDCC Savings Account

NGO
  • The Philippine Mining Safety and Environmental Association activated 11 response teams nationwide on standby for any eventualities.

RDCCS
  • RDCCs I, CAR, III, V, NCR and VIII and PDCCs concerned conducted emergency meetings with their respective Disaster Action Officers to assess resource capability of the region in preparation for the impending threats of Typhoon Yoyong.

NCR (MMDCC)
  • OCD -NCR issued advisories to all local government units in Metro Manila recommending preparedness and mitigation measures in anticipation of the effects of impending typhoon.

  • The NCRDRTG was placed on red alert status effective December 2, 2004 and all OPCON Units from the AFP Major Services to include the AFP Wide Service Support Units (AFPWSSUS), were also alerted and placed on standby.

  • The 13 cities and 4 municipalities of Metro Manila Municipal/City Disaster Coordinating Councils operations center are all activated

  • Schools, multi-purpose halls, covered courts and even barangay halls are ready to serve as evacuation centers.

  • LGUs near the high risk and flood-prone areas have set up their respective actions centers with respective rescue groups on standby for possible search and rescue operation.

  • Prepositioned all LGUs equipment and transportations consisting of rescue vans, ambulances, dump trucks and buses.

  • Stockfiling of relief goods (food and non-food items ) at the warehouses and or municipal/city halls.

  • Starting Dec 2, 2004 all health centers equipped with personnel, complete medicines and medical supplies are opened 24 hours.

  • All barangays within Metro Manila were already alerted by their respective MDCCs and CDCCs.

  • CDAG operatives like CLAB RESCUE with expertise on water rescue are now on standby at NCR-Office for possible deployment.

  • All CDAGs with radio communications equipment will be roaming around Metro Manila to monitor the situation.