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Philippines (the): Flash Flood: 2006/02/14 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/02/14
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline Philippine social welfare officials say six people have now died in flashfloods that hit four provinces in the south of the country.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2006/02/15
The Philippines has warned farmers and ordered government agencies to prepare for heavy rains and flash floods from a stormy La Nina weather pattern that has already killed 16 in the country's southeastern provinces.

The Manila Times 2006/02/14
Three more bodies were retrieved on Monday morning by the Southern Leyte Emergency Response Team, the Philippine National Police forces and the 43rd Infantry Army Battalion, leaving three victims yet to be recovered from the landslide that killed seven people in Barangay Kahupian, Sogod, Southern Leyte, Sunday morning.

Radio Australia News 2006/02/14
Flooding displaces thousands in the Philippines

Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center

Situation Report by National Disaster Coordinating Council as of 5:00PM, 14 February 2006
There were 62,334 families or 311,229 persons affected, out of which, a total of 1,682 families or 8,605 persons are still staying in 25 designated evacuation centers while others sought refuge in their relatives' houses.