Effects of Typhoon Pablo in Cebu
Typhoon Pablo, the 16th storm to ravage the Philippines this year, made landfall on the eastern coast of Mindanao early Tuesday of December 4. It brought rain and strong winds that toppled trees and power lines, destroyed houses and roads, and caused floods and mudslides that forced more than 300,000 to seek refuge in evacuation [...]
August 6, 2012 by CDRC Admin
Filed under Bicol Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Central Visayas, Cordillera Administrative Region, Disaster Alerts, Ilocos Region, MIMAROPA, National Capital Region, Northern Mindanao, SOCCSKSARGEN, Zamboanga Peninsula
Tropical Storm Gener (Saola) affected 1,207 barangays, 150 municipalities and 28 cities in 35 provinces across several regions. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council also reported that 190,196 families or 858,534 people have been affected, while 45 people were killed. The total cost of damages to infrastructure was ₱ 116,560,384.00 while the total [...]
Photos of the recent flashflood in Leyte. Sent by CDRC’s Regional Center, Leyte Center for Development (LCDE), who also suffered from the flood.
Some 147,288 people or 29,430 families in 460 barangays have been affected by floods in Regions VII and VIII. Nine people were also confirmed dead due to floods and landslide. The city government of Tacloban and the provincial government of Leyte both declared a state of calamity following massive displacement of affected communities. Leyte and [...]
After the recent sinkhole disaster in Guatemala, discussions have begun to take place over where other potentially destructive time bombs might be hidden. A sinkhole is defined as a natural depression or hole in the surface topography caused by the karst processes or chemical dissolution of carbonate rocks. Sinkholes tend to form where there are [...]