Briefer on the effects of typhoon Pedring.

Baywalk after Typhoon Pedring
SITUATION OVERVIEW
Typhoon Pedring moved out of the country last September 28, 2011.
Five municipalities, eight cities, and four provinces were declared under State of Calamity (areas in regions II, III, IV-A, and NCR)
EFFECTS
Affected Population
  • A total of 611,661 families (from 608,790) / 2,846,217 persons (from 2,832,367) were affected in 3,326 barangays (from 3,284) / 302 municipalities / 41 cities in the 34 provinces of Regions I, II, III, IV-A, IV-B, V, VI CAR and NCR.
  • Around 96,950 families (from 97,825) / 442,311 persons (from 446,480) are currently provided relief inside and outside evacuation centers.
Casualties
  • Dead – 66
  • Injured – 65
  • Missing – 28
  • Rescued/Survivors – 131
Damages to Infrastructure and Agriculture
  • Total damages amounted to P9,436,897,401.00, broken-down as follows:
    • Infrastructure (school buildings/ road/ bridges/ others) – P1,344,198,382.81
    • Agriculture (crops, livestock, HVCC and Fisheries) – P8,092,699,018.19
  • A total of 44,072 houses were damaged in Regions I, II, III, IV-A, IV-B, V and CAR (6,298 totally and 37,774 partially)

Status of Roads and Bridges
  • A total of 66 bridges/road sections were reported impassable in Regions I (6), II (31), Region III (18) and CAR (11)
Status of Dams and Rivers (as of 4PM, October 04, 2011)
  • The following dams opened their respective gates as the water levels have reached their spilling levels – Ambuklao (3 gates); Binga (3 gates); Magat (1 gate); and San Roque (2 gates)
Emergency Incidents
A total of 109 emergency incidents occurred in various affected regions.
ACTIONS TAKEN
Cost of Assistance
  • To date, the government had so far provided P74,839,791.34 [MM1] worth of relief assistance in terms of food and non-food items to the affected population in Regions I, II, III, IV-A, and IV-B, V and NCR, broken down as follows:
  • DSWD – P24,819,852.48
  • LGUs – P41,297,358.43
  • DOH – P3,420,202.89
  • NGOs – P4,521,792.00
EMERGENCY RESPONSE MANAGEMENT
The government, through the NDRRMC Member-Agencies, continues its relief and recovery efforts complemented with their respective counterparts in the affected regions.