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Philippines, Flooding, in Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga del Norte

11:34 Oct 17 2020 Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte

Description
On 17 October 2020, a flashflood incident occurred in low-lying Barangays in Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur and Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte due to continuous heavy rains brought by a Low Pressure Area and Southwest Monsoon.

A total of 3,159 families or 14,342 persons were affected by the flashflood incident in 16 barangays in Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur and Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte.

There are 44 families or 217 persons are currently taking temporary shelter inside St. Joseph catholic church in Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte and Labuan elementary school in Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur.

The Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DROMIC) of the DSWD-DRMB is closely coordinating with DSWD-FO IX for significant reports on the status of affected families, assistance, and relief efforts.
Additional Data
Country: Philippines
Affected Area / Region: Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte

Casualties

Affected Families: 2,048
Affected Persons: 10,244
Displaced Persons: 217
Evacuation Centre: 2

Damages

Access to early warning: Yes



Features
Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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