Details of Disaster Information


Philippines : Flood : 2005/09/19
GLIDE: FL-2005-000161-PHL  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/09/19
Country
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District
Philippines
Name Flood
Outline Floods, landslides and a boat accident following days of heavy rains have left at least seven people dead in the Philippines, officials said.


Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Manila Times 2005/09/18
    The Office of the Civil Defense said the flooding affected more than 25,900 people, including 2,242 who were evacuated from their communities in seven northern provinces and Metro Manila. Many have since returned home.
    The OCD said 43 villages in Pampanga and Nueva Ecija were still underwater on Saturday.
    Officials blamed garbage-clogged drains for the quick rise and slow recession of flood­waters in Metro Manila.
    The seasonal monsoon rains that drenched wide areas of Luzon were aggravated by a low-pressure system that swept through the region.
  • Taipei taimes 2005/09/19
    The Office of Civil Defense said the flooding affected more than 25,900 people, including 2,242 who had to be evacuated from their communities in seven northern provinces and metropolitan Manila. Many have since returned home.