Philippines Flooding and Landslides Report from NDRRMC

Posted by GIS talk On Monday, January 24, 2011
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The Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) released an updated report on flooding & landslides in the country. According to the report "The northeast monsoon (Amihan) that prevailed over Northern and Central Luzon and the tail-end of a cold front affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao which started last December 29, 2010, triggered the occurrence of moderate to heavy rains and subsequent floodings and series of landslide incidents from January 1 - 21, 2011 affecting Regions, IV-A, IV-B, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA and ARMM."

The total number of population affected is 377,944 families / 1,876,510 persons in
2,115 barangays of 181 municipalities and 17 cities of 25 provinces in Regions IV-B,
V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI, XII, CARAGA and ARMM.

Read the complete report here [pdf].


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