Alertes de sécurité

À noter, les alertes ne sont disponibles qu'en anglais
04 jan. 2019 | 00h59 UTC

Philippines: Usman leaves at least 122 dead as of January 3 /update 3

Philippines Alerte de sécurité

Tropical Depression Usman leaves at least 122 people dead in Philippines as of January 3; Bicol, Eastern Visayas, and MIMAROPA regions most severely affected

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/1/2019, 12h00 until 6/1/2019, 11h59 (Asia/Manila). COUNTRY/REGION Eastern Visayas Region, Bicol, MIMAROPA

Read all related news alert(s):

Event

Flooding and landslides triggered by Tropical Depression Usman have left at least 122 people dead in the Philippines as of Thursday, January 3. Most of those killed by the storm and its effects were in Bicol region; the Eastern Visayas and MIMAROPA regions have also recorded fatalities. Some 25,000 people were displaced by the storm. Dozens remain missing in Bicol and the Eastern Visayas as of Thursday. The death toll may rise over the coming days as search and rescue operations continue in isolated areas affected by the storm. Access to shelter, potable water, sanitation, and medical supplies is limited. Residual power and transportation disruptions are likely to continue in the coming days.

Context

Tropical Depression Usman made landfall in Eastern Samar province (Eastern Visayas region) on December 29, with heavy rains and strong winds affecting the country beginning December 28. The Philippines typically experiences approximately 15-20 tropical cyclones annually from April through December.

Advice

Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor local weather reports, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities, anticipate transportation and power disruptions, and avoid low-lying and flood-prone areas. 

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Alertes reliées