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Philippines (the): Flood: 1998/09-10
|Country or District||Philippines (the)|
|Outline||Massive flooding, brought about by rising waters in the lowlying areas, caused the death of 27 persons. Extensive floods triggered by back-to-back typhoons have affected a wide area on the main island of Luzon, Philippines|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|OCHA Situation Report No. 1 (24 September 1998)|
|the death of 27 personsthe evacuation of 13,446 families or 70,512 persons and affected 144,789 families or 707,737 persons
||affected 144,789 families or 707,737 persons.
Nine hundred seventy (970) barangays of 104 municipalities in 16 provinces have been inundated.
On 21 September the media reported that the floods have ravaged a total of about 18,000 hectares of rice lands.
OCHA Situation Report No.1 Sep.24
Extensive floods triggered by back-to-back typhoons have affected a wide area on the main island of Luzon, Philippines. The floods were caused by four days of heavy rain induced by Typhoon Todd and Storm Vicki.
World Bank GroupThe 03 Dec 1998
World Bank today approved US$600 million in loans to help the Philippines with its economic recovery