Philippines

Philippines Floods Aug 1993 UN DHA Information Report 1

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Situation Report
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Posted
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DHA-GENEVA 93/0337

PHILIPPINES - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
26 AUGUST 1993

SITUATION

1. DUE TO THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL STORM 'RUBING' DURING LAST DAYS, FLOODS AND MUDFLOWS HAVE OCCURRED NEAR MOUNT PINATUBO IN NORTHERN PHILIPPINES. MOST AFFECTED REGIONS ARE METRO MANILA, REGION I AND REGION III WHERE A TOTAL OF 200 FAMILIES (9,828 PERSONS) HAD TO BE MOVED TO 27 EVACUATION CENTRES.

IMPACT

2. LATEST DAMAGE REPORT FROM NATIONAL DISASTER COORDINATING COUNCIL (NDCC) INDICATES:
  • CONFIRMED DEATHS: 5
  • POPULATION AFFECTED: 55,106 FAMILIES: METRO MANILA (6,816), REGION I (6,535) AND REGION III (41,755) TOTAL: 258,080 PERSONS
  • HOUSES DAMAGED: 830
  • TOTAL AMOUNT OF DAMAGE: USD 2.6 MILLION (P 70.126 MILLION)

NATIONAL RESPONSE

3. ASSISTANCE IS BEING GIVEN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD) AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS TO ALL EVACUEES IN THE AFFECTED REGIONS. RELIEF SUPPLIES HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO 18,738 FAMILIES (90,680 PERSONS) OUTSIDE AND INSIDE THE EVACUATION CENTRES.

4. FOR COORDINATION PURPOSES, DONORS ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM DHA-GENEVA, AS INDICATED BELOW, OF PLEDGES/CONTRIBUTIONS AND THEIR CORRESPONDING VALUE BY ITEM.

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