Overall Orange alert Flood
in Philippines

Event summary

This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100672
Death: 67
Displaced: 649397
Countries: Philippines
From - To 11 Nov - 11 Nov


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Typhoon Vamco, Philippines and Vietnam, November 2020Typhoon Vamco (known in the Philippines as Ulysses) swept across Luzon Island, Philippines, from 11 to 12 November. As of 12 November, NDRRMC reported 36 incidents of flooding and 2 landslides across the regions of Cagayan Valley (Region II), Calabarzon and Bicol (Region V). Severe flooding was also reported in Metro Manila, where many low-lying areas were under water, particularly along the swollen Marikina river. Media described the flooding in Metro Manila as the worst in years. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said 33,158 people were taking shelter in 187 evacuation camps in Metro Manila. The DSWD also reported that almost 74,000 people were affected by flooding in Central Luzon (Region III), mostly in the province of Bulacan, but also in Bataan, Pampanga, Zambales and Aurora. AAs of 15 November, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) 67 people have died and 1.7 million people affected across the regions of Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, Cordillera Administrative Region and National Capital Region. 324,617 people were displaced from their homes and moved to 2,991 evacuation centres. Typhoon Vamco made landfall over northern Quang Binh Province, Vietnam on 15 November. Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (DMA) reported 324,780 evacuations in central provinces: Ha Tinh (12,486 people), Quang Binh (47,372), Quang Tri (39,725), Thua Thien Hue (73,940), Da Nang (78,544 ), Quang Nam (71,840) and Quang Ngai (873). DMA reported 24 injuries and 7,526 houses were damaged across several provinces. Some heavy rain was reported, but as of 17 November, DMA said most of the damage in Vietnam was a result of strong winds.Wed 11 Nov 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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