Philippines

Philippines Typhoon Teresa Oct 1994 UN DHA Information Reports 1-2

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DHA-GENEVA 94/0434

PHILIPPINES - TYPHOON TERESA
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
23 OCTOBER 1994

1. ON 21 OCTOBER, TYPHOON TERESA HIT PHILIPPINES (LUZON) WITH WINDS UP TO 150 KPH (90 MPH), DAMAGING HOUSES AND TOPPLING TREES AND POWER LINES. STATE OF CALAMITY PROCLAIMED IN MANILA, HALF OF WHICH REMAINED WITHOUT ELECTRICITY ON 22 OCTOBER: SOME AREAS WERE ALSO WITHOUT WATER. HARDEST HIT WAS POLILLO ISLAND, EAST OF
LUZON, WITH AN ESTIMATED 90 PERCENT OF HOUSES DESTROYED.

2. SO FAR, SEVEN DEATHS AND THOUSANDS OF HOMELESS REPORTED, BUT DATA FROM SEVERELY HIT PACIFIC COAST STILL INCOMPLETE. DAMAGE TO CROPS AND PROPERTY PROVISIONALLY ESTIMATED AT US DLRS 16 MILLION.

3. 16 CREWMEN MISSING AFTER MALTESE-REGISTERED OIL TANKER CAPSIZED IN HIGH SEAS.

4. AROUND PINATUBO VOLCANO, MUDFLOWS WERE TRIGGERED BY RAINS, FORCING HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES TO FLEE TO HIGHER GROUND.

+ DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS - GENEVA +

TELEPHONE NO. +41-22/917.12.34
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ONLY, TELEPHONE: +41-22/917.20.10

DESK OFFICER: MS. S. METZNER-STRACK, DIRECT TEL. +41-22/917.21.44
PRESS TO CONTACT: MR. M. KHATIB, DIRECT TEL: +41-22/917.28.56

TELEX: 414242 DHA CH
FAX: +41-22/917.00.23
ELECTRONIC MAIL: UNIENET DIALCOM 141:DHAGVA

DPR 310 PHI


DHA-GENEVA 94/0436

PHILIPPINES - TYPHOON TERESA
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 2
24 OCTOBER 1994

1. TYPHOON TERESA AFFECTED FIVE CITIES AND 12 MUNICIPALITIES OF METRO MANILA AND THE PROVINCES OF AURORA, QUEZON, LAGUNA, BATANGAS, RIZAL, CAVITE, BULACAN, BATAAN, ORIENTAL AND OCCIDENTAL MINDORO.

2. ALMOST 90,000 PEOPLE AFFECTED. TEN DEAD, ELEVEN INJURED AND 4 MISSING.

3. DAMAGE TO HOUSING: 7,336 HOUSES DAMAGED AND 7,159 DESTROYED IN PROVINCES BULACAN, PAMPANGA, RIZAL, LAGUNA AND CAVITE. SIXTY PER CENT HOUSING DAMAGED ALONG SHORELINE OF POLILLO ISLAND, SEVENTY PER CENT OF HOUSING DESTROYED ALONG SHORELINE OF CAVITE CITY.

4. NATIONAL AUTHORITIES ARE PROVIDING IMMEDIATE RELIEF. NO GOVERNMENTAL REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

+ DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS - GENEVA +

TELEPHONE NO. +41-22/917.12.34
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ONLY, TELEPHONE: +41-22/917.20.10

DESK OFFICER: MR. E. HAEGGLUND DIRECT TEL. +41-22/917.32.99
PRESS TO CONTACT: MR. M. KHATIB, DIRECT TEL: +41-22/917.28.56

TELEX: 414242 DHA CH
FAX: +41-22/917.00.23
ELECTRONIC MAIL: UNIENET DIALCOM 141:DHAGVA

DPR 310 PHI