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Philippines (the): Typhoon: 2004/11/30 Country Information on DRR

Period 2004/11/30
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Typhoon
Outline The death toll from landslides and flash floods in the eastern Philippines jumped to nearly 350 with 150 others missing Tuesday, most of them from a region still reeling from last weeks deadly typhoon.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 7 (2004/12/14)
Dead: 1,060
Injured: 1,023
Missing: 559
Displaced: 880,000.
Houses destroyed: 38,000
Houses damaged: 134,000.
Damage to crops, fisheries and livestock: US$ 52 million
Damage to Infrastructure: US$ 19 million
Damage School Buildings: US$ 6.1 million
Damage to Health Facilities: US$ 1.1 million.
OCHA Situation Report No. 6 (2004/12/09)
Dead: 939;
Injured: 752;
Missing: 837.
Houses destroyed: 32,256;
Houses damaged: 94,477.
Estimated Damage: PHP 4.23 billion (USD 75 million)
OCHA Situation Report No. 5 (2004/12/08)
Dead: 762;
Injured: 667;
Missing: 787.
Houses destroyed: 12,758;
Houses damaged: 18,189.
OCHA Situation Report No. 4 2004/12/06
Dead: 637;
Injured: 255;
Missing: 630;
People affected: 650,000.
Houses damaged or destroyed: 2,000;
Schools destroyed or damaged: 26.
Estimated Damage: more than PHP 3.25 billion (USD 58 million).
OCHA Situation Report No. 2 (2004/12/02)
Dead: 407
Injured: 33
Missing: 142
People affected: 258,000
Houses destroyed: 193
Houses damaged: 326

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Reuters AlertNet 2004/12/18
Hundreds of army and civilian engineers have begun massive contruction work in the northern Philippines to rebuild flood-hit areas that have been cut off from the rest of the country for weeks.

OCHA Situation Report No. 8 (2004/12/15)
The United Nations launched a Flash Appeal to meet the relief and emergency rehabilitation needs of those affected by four consecutive typhoons and tropical storms.

OCHA Situation Report No. 7 (2004/12/14)
A landslide triggered by continuous rains caused 8 people dead and six injured on 13 December in Tinambac town, Camarines Sur province.

OCHA Situation Report No. 6 (2004/12/09)
According to the short summary of the assessment of Infanta, a total of 47,000 residents, 75% of the total population (59,000), were affected. 1,509 houses were reported to be totally damaged and 1,685 houses partially damaged.

OCHA Situation Report No. 5 (2004/12/08)
Short initial report from assessment mission in Dingalan: About 100 families sought refuge in the school of 15-20 rooms that are very crowded. There is no running water; nearest running water source is 1 km away. There is a need for water and sanitation facilities.

Reuters AlertNet 2004/12/07
Disaster officials said 657 people were killed and 718 were missing after two weeks of storms caused floods and landslides across a swathe of the northern Philippines.

OCHA Situation Report No. 4 2004/12/06
The waters are receding in most affected areas. However, it continues to rain in some of the affected areas. Flooding still persists in Cagayan Province in the northeast of the Philippines.

Reuters AlertNet 2004/12/05
Philippine troops rushed food and drinking water by foot and helicopters on Sunday to areas cut off by four storms that left more than 1,300 people dead or missing as residents scrambled to flee the region.

OCHA Situation Report No. 3 (2004/12/03)
Typhoon Nanmadol has passed the northern part of the Philippines, further affecting the areas already affected by Typhoon Muifa and Tropical Depression "Winnie".

CNN News 2004/12/03
Rescuers are battling to reach thousands of people left stranded in the Philippines, where storms have left 1,000 people dead or missing.

Reuters AlertNet 2004/12/02
"Based on reports from our troops in the field, they have listed 479 dead and 560 missing in three towns in Quezon province," said military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Buenaventura Pascual.

OCHA Situation Report No. 2 (2004/12/02)
National Disaster Coordination Council's (NDCC) figures on the impact of the tropical depression Winnie are as follows: Dead: 407 / Injured: 33 / Missing: 142

OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2004/12/01
The continuous monsoon rains brought by Tropical Depression Winnie triggered massive flooding in the low-lying areas of the northern and central part of the Philippines.

Reuters AlertNet 2004/11/30
At least 306 people died in the towns of Real, Infanta and General Nakar in Quezon province, about 80 km (50 miles) east of Manila, Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman told television. Soliman said 150 people were still missing in Real, where witnesses said a torrent of logs and mud had swept down from the Sierra Madre mountains during Monday night's downpour.

BBC News 2004/11/30
More than 300 people are feared dead as a result of flash floods and landslides triggered by a storm in the Philippines, officials say.

CNN News 2004/11/30
Philippines storm kills 350

Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center

Situation Report as of 2 December 2005
(pdf file) Reported by Office of Civil Defence (OCD), Department of National Defence, Philippines


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