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Philippines: NDCC update - Typhoon Frank situation report No. 33

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Reference: DSWD, DOH, DepEd, DPWH, PCG, TRANSCO, NEA, HQ Task Force 'Frank', DOTC, RDCCs/ OCDRCs I, III, IV-A, IVB, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, ARMM & NCR

I. BACKGROUND

Typhoon 'Frank' entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) as a tropical depression on 18 June 2008. As it made a landfall in Eastern Visayas, it has already intensified into a typhoon. And as it move into the country, TY 'Frank' had induced the southwest monsoon that caused landslides, flooding and storm surges along the eastern and western seaboards.

Severely affected in terms of damage to infrastructure and the number of directly affected persons were the provinces of Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan and Antique in Region VI; and Leyte and Eastern Samar in Region VIII. Also affected by flooding due to moderate and heavy rains brought by the enhanced southwest monsoon, were the provinces of Maguidanao and Shariff Kabunsuan in ARMM; and Cotabato City and North Cotabato in Region XII.

II. EFFECTS

Affected Population/ Areas Affected/ Displaced Population More than nine hundred thousand families or four million persons were directly affected by TY 'Frank' in 6, 377 barangays of 419 municipalities in 58 provinces of 15 regions. Region VI has the most number of affected population- 421,479 families/ 2,159,780 persons. This is 44% and 45% of the total number of families and persons affected by TY 'Frank' and its associated hazards.

Affected Population
Number
Families
959,047
Persons
4,784,634
Inside Evacuation Centers
Families
100,080
Persons
500,494
Outside of Evacuation Centers
Families
738,110
Persons
3,492,286