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2009-01-22 Flood in Philippines on 22 January, 2009

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flood
  • Country: Philippines
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 22 January, 2009
  • Requester: Mines and Geoscience Bureau (MGB), Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

Geohazards in the Eastern Mindanao and Visayas as well as Bicol areas were mainly due to the tail-end of cold front which prevailed form January 2-17, 2009. Cold front triggered the occurrences of continuous and heavy rains which eventually caused landslides, floods and flashfloods in the area. Misamis Oriental, Agusan Del Sur, Agusan Del Norte and Catanduanes provinces are under state of calamity due to geohazard occurences. (SOURCE: National Disaster Coordinating Council). The requested data cover portions of Region X areas. The requested data is vital for planning and disaster management in the affected areas. Rest assured that the source of the requested data will be properly acknowledged.