Philippines

Philippines: NDCC media update M/T Solar I oil spill 08 Sep 2006

Format
Situation Report
Source
Posted
Originally published

Attachments

Sources: RDCC VI, PDCC Guimaras, OCD VI, DOH, DSWD, Petron, BFAR-DA, DENR, PCG and UNDP

I. NDCC Action Points

- The following were the action points during the NDCC meeting in Guimaras chaired by PGMA on September 6, 2006 at Rayman's Beach Resort in Barangay Poblacion, Nueva Valencia: a) complete the clean-up operations; b) recover the oil in the sunken M/T Solar I under the guidance of Petron and PCG; c) continue the cash for work program and double the number of workers to 1,700 per day; d) continue the scientific-response of the DOST, UP Visayas, the academe and WWF; e) complete rehabilitation plans in the island; f) economic plans to be developed by DSWD and PDCC; g) monitoring and treatment of oil spill related symptoms and diseases by the DOH; h) the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds will cover damage to property, profit losses, rehabilitation of the affected areas and expenditures incurred during the clean-up; and i) passage of a bill on environmental protection vis-à-vis oil spills.

II. Effects
A. Affected Areas

Prov/Mun
Name of Brgys
No. of Brgys
No. of Fam
No. of Persons
Grand Total
59
7,870
39,004
Guimaras Province
30
4,727
23,635
1. Nueva Valencia Dolores, Tando, San Roque, Lucmayan, La Paz, Cabalagnan, Panobolon (Island Brgy), Canhawan, Igdarapdap, San Antonio, Guiwanon (including Unisan Island)
11
2,520
12,600
2. Sibunag Alegria, Bubog, Inampologan (Island Brgy), San Isidro, (including Islands of Pamancolan, Sararay, Nalibas Nauway, Us-usan and Nagarao), Sebaste (including Islands of Ado and Natunga), Nabas, Maabay, Dasal, Sabang
8
1,424
7,120
3. San Lorenzo Sebario, Igcawayan (including Nadolao Island), Cabano, M. Chavez, Suclaran, San Enrique
7
589
2,945
4. Jordan -
3
194
970
5. Buenavista East Valencia
1
-
-
Iloilo Province
29
3.143
15.369
1. Ajuy Island Barangays Nasidman, Calabazas, Bay-ang , Punta Buri, Tagubanhan, Pacada, Luca, Culasi, Barrido, Malayu-an, Bucana , Junglas, Silagon, Bato, Biasong, Pantalan, Nabaye, Roxas and Taguhangin.
16
1,738
7,865
2. Concepcion Nipa, Tagbak, Plandico, Bagongon,, Botog, Malangabang, Balagluan, Polopina, Tambaliza, Macatunao, Mailog-ilog, Dungon and Loong.
13
1,405
7,503



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