Philippines: Typhoon Koppu Situation Report No. 1 (as of 18 October 2015)

Situation Report
Originally published



  • Typhoon Koppu makes landfall in Casiguran town in Aurora province on 18 October, weakening from a Category 3 to Category 1 strength.

  • This slow-moving typhoon will bring heavy to intense rainfall along its path as it moves north over the Luzon island and heads out to sea around 21 October.

  • There are no confirmed deaths and injuries so far.

  • Some 14,300 people have evacuated to 108 evacuation centres.

  • Communication is down in parts of the affected area and the full extent of damage is unclear.

  • The Government has not called for international humanitarian assistance so far but asked the Philippines Humanitarian Country Team to be on standby to augment national relief efforts if needed.

14,300 People evacuated

108 Evacuation centres

200-300 mm accumulated rainfall in a day

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