Citizens Disaster Response Center | CDRC

Incessant rains cause floods and landslide in Metro Manila

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Torrential rains caused by the southwest monsoon, and enhanced by Tropical Storm Haikui, brought floods and landslide in Metro Manila and nearby provinces on Tuesday, August 7, 2012.

Widespread flooding was reported in the cities of Valenzuela, Malabon, Muntinlupa, Makati, Navotas, Paranaque, Quezon, Marikina and Pasig.

Flooding was also reported in the nearby provinces of Calasiao, Pangasinan; Meycauayan and Obando in Bulacan; Cardona, Rizal; Sta Rosa, Binan, Calamba, San Pedro, Cabuyao, Los Banos, Victoria, Sta Cruz, Lumban, Paete, Pakil, Pangil, Siniloan, Mabitac, Sta Maria and Famy in Laguna; and Noveleta and Gen. Trias in Cavite.

Meanwhile, in Litex, Fairview, Quezon City, four houses were buried by a landslide. Eight people were reported buried under the rubble.

Government officials are also carefully monitoring the following dams which are in spilling levels: Angat and Ipo in Bulacan, La Mesa in Quezon City, Ambulao and Binga in Benguet, San Roque in Pangasinan, and Pantabangan in Nueva Ecija.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said, the total number of affected population has already reached 179,261 families or 808,697 persons. Of these, 4,040 families or 18,692 persons are staying inside 85 evacuation centers.

The evacuees are in need of food items such as canned goods, rice, cooked food, water, blanket, mattress, etc.

For donations, contact:

Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC)
72-A Times St., West Triangle Homes
Quezon City, Philippines
T/F: +632 9299822
E: info@cdrc-phil.com

Bank Account Details:

Peso Account
Account Name: Citizens’ Disaster Response Center
Bank: Metrobank, Examiner Branch, Quezon City, Philippines
Account No. 636-3-63600741-3

Dollar Account:
Account Name: Citizens’ Disaster Response Center
Bank: Metrobank, Examiner Branch, Quezon City, Philippines
Account No. 636-2-63600158-3
Swift Code: MBTCPHMM