Category Archives: DISASTERS

MASSIVE FLOODS HIT DAVAO CITY

Forces 850 families to evacuate

DAVAO CITY – The Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) reported 850 households were affected by flooding that followed a thunderstorm on Monday night.In a statement on Tuesday, the CDRRMO, through the City Information Office, said 250 households were affected by… Read More

LPA, ITCZ bring rains, thunderstorms over parts of PH

 October 24, 2021, 10:38 am

MANILA – Cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will prevail over Metro Manila, parts of Luzon and the Visayas due to low pressure area (LPA), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Sunday.The agency said the LPA was… Read More

TYPHOON UPDATE: 241K FAMILIES affected by Maring

The number of families affected by Severe Tropical Storm Maring has now climbed to 241,293 in eight regions in the country.

In an update on Tuesday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said these families are from 1,735 villages in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Western Visayas, Caraga, and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).

The number of affected families is equivalent to 907,189 people.

Meanwhile, families classified as displaced are placed at 582 or 2,209 individuals taking shelter in 67 evacuation centers.

The number of those confirmed dead has climbed to 24, with two injured and 15 missing.

Still undergoing validation are reports of an additional 17 deaths, three injured, and two missing.

Houses damaged were placed at 8,210 in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Western Visayas, Caraga, and the CAR.

Of this number, 7,826 are classified as partially damaged and 384 are totally damaged.

Agriculture damage was estimated at PHP2.3 billion in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Mimaropa, Western Visayas, Caraga, and the CAR.

Meanwhile, infrastructure damage was placed at PHP1.9 billion in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Mimaropa, Western Visayas, Caraga, and the CAR. 

TYPHOON UPDATE: MARING KILLS 39

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Saturday, October 16, said that a total of 39 persons were reported dead and close to P3 billion worth of damage has so far been recorded due to incidents wrought by severe tropical storm “Maring,”

Of the reported fatalities, 23 came from Ilocos region, two from Cagayan Valley, nine from Cordillera, and five from MIMAROPA, the NDRRMC said in a report.

NDRRMC said the estimated damage to crops, livestock, fisheries, and agricultural equipment ballooned to P2,015,859,136.

NDRRMC: 39 reported dead, nearly P3B damage tallied after ‘Maring’

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Saturday, October 16, said that a total of 39 persons were reported dead and close to P3 billion worth of damage has so far been recorded due to incidents wrought by severe tropical storm “Maring,”

Of the reported fatalities, 23 came from Ilocos region, two from Cagayan Valley, nine from Cordillera, and five from MIMAROPA, the NDRRMC said in a report.

NDRRMC said the estimated damage to crops, livestock, fisheries, and agricultural equipment ballooned to P2,015,859,136.

PHIVOLCS places Taal Volcano under watch

Taal Volcano emits ‘anomalously high’ S02 gas anew

MANILA – Ten days after the highest recorded volcanic sulfur dioxide (S02) emission in Taal Volcano was recorded, another “anomalously high” S02 emission has been observed, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported on Friday night.A total of 23,576 tonnes of… Read More