30/09/2011: Situation Report on Typhoon Nesat (Pedring)
30 September 2011
The Philippine Consulate General wishes to update the public on most recent situation report from the Philippine National Disaster Risk reduction and Management Council (NDRMMC) dated 30 September 2011 6: 00 a.m., detailing the situation in the Philippines after Typhoon Nesat (Pedring) and t severe weather bulletin No. 5 for typhoon “Quiel” .
Below are the salient points of the report:Typhoon Nesat (Pedring:
It has moved outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility on September 28, 2011.
As of 6:00 a.m., 30 September 2011, there are 205,885 families or 986,417 persons affected by Pedring, spreading across 33 provinces, 35 cities in all regions of Luzon.
There are 43 fatalities, 44 injured, 30 missing and 124 rescued/survivors.
Initial cost of damages to properties including infrastructures and agriculture amounted to PhP 1, 147, 455, 810. 90.
As of 30 September 2011, 11:00, typhoon Quiel has intensified further and increased its threat to Northern Luzon, with maximum sustained winds of 140-170 kph.
It is expected to be 190 km east southeast of Aparri, Cagayan tomorrow, 01 October 2011.
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Those in the coastal areas are alerted against big waves generated by this typhoon.
Those who may wish to help the typhoon victims may send cash donations through:Account Name: NDRRMC DONATED FUNDS
Account No. 0435-021927-130
Shift Code: DBPHPMM
Account # 36002016
Address: DBP Camp Aguinaldo Branch
Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City