From the Natural Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council

Actions taken as of November 10, 2013

DSWD

Prepositioned emergency relief resources in regions lying along the typhoon path. This includes the newly released P30 million additional standby funds at P5 million each for Regions IV-A, IV-B, V, VI, VII, and X.

Mobilized 1,329 volunteers at DSWD-NROC assisting in the repacking of family packs as of 09 November 2013

Mobilized a 7-man team from DSWD-CO to assist DSWD-FO VIII in rapid assessment and on-going disaster operations

Human Resources

Quick Response Teams (QRTs) at the National and Regional levels

Social Welfare and Development (SWAD) teams at Provincial levels Provincial, Municipal and City Links of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) detailed at the local levels

Information Management

DROMIC at the National and Regional levels on a 24/7 operation

Regions which are likely to be affected by the powerful storm and are now under blue alert (Regions IV-A, IV-B,V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XIII and NCR)

Logistics/Relief Management

National and Regional Warehouses

Collaboration with the PAF-AFP, PN-AFP, PCG-DOTC, Air 21, PAL Foundation and UN-WFP for the land, air and sea transport of relief resources

DSWD-FO IV-A

Prepositioned standby funds and stockpile of relief commodities (food and non-food items)

Alerted Social Welfare and Development (SWAD) teams to monitor their respective areas

DSWD-FO IV-B

Prepositioned standby funds worth P1,000,000 and stockpile to provincial warehouses in MIMAROPA

Alerted Social Welfare and Development (SWAD) teams to monitor their respective areas

Prepositioned 100 family food packs in each provinces of

CALABARZON.

DSWD-FO V

Continuous monitoring; 500 bags of rice on credit sales with NFA to be given to LGUs needing for augmentation; Alerted SWAD Teams in six provinces

Prepositioned 5,000 bags of rice on credit sales with NFA and 2,000 family packs to be given to LGUs needing for augmentation

Available P500,000 QRF

SWAD Teams in the six provinces alerted

DSWD FO VI

Ongoing packing of family packs

DSWD FO VII

Increased standby family food packs from 2,000 to 3,000 containing rice and canned goods

DSWD-FO X

Prepositioned 3,500 family packs

Alerted all DRRM Teams of all DPWH Districts along the Typhoon path

Pre-positioned heavy equipment in landslide prone areas

DPWH

DPWH IV-A

Directed 15 District Engineers to instruct their Maintenance Engineers and members of Disaster Response Teams not to leave their posts

DPWH IV-B

Prepositioned heavy equipment in strategic areas for possible clearing operations

Deployed DRRM Teams and maintenance point persons on strategic location particularly identified road sections prone to landslides and flooding

DPWH V

Prepositioned assets to be used in clearing operations

Deployed DEOs re conducting manual ditching cleaning / declogging and cleaning of drainage lined canal; trimming / cutting of tree branches seen hazardous to traffic users along national roads and bridges

DPWH VII

Heavy equipment on standby

DPWH VIII

Prepositioned equipment all over the region for response operations

Code white for hospitals with standby response teams

Prepositioned assorted drugs and medicines to CHD VI (P1,147,338),

DOH

CHD VII (P773,668) and CHD VIII (P1,404,307.40) amounting to P3,325,383.50

Released 10 hygiene kits and one package of assorted drugs and medicines to Guinobatan Central School in Albay

Prepositioned assorted drugs, medicines and first aid kits to the provinces of Region VI worth P1,500,000

CHD IV-A

Stockpiled medicines and medical supplies

CHD IV-B

Prepositioned a total of P229,553.65 worth of assorted drug and medicines top CHD Extension Offices in the province

CHD Extension Offices:

o   Oriental Mindoro – provided the evacuation centers with 15 pieces of jerry cans and assorted drugs and medicine amounting to P10,035

CHD V

Assigned Rapid Assessment Teams and Surveillance Teams in six provinces; Stationed medical and surgical teams at BRTTH and Bicol Medical Center; Assigned four medical teams for evacuation centers

Made available P 500,000.00 worth of QRF

Prepositioned the following:

150-200 hygiene kits in six provinces

1,839 hygiene kits

15 barrels of chlorine granules

5,000 bags on credit sales with NFA to be given to LGUs

2,000 family packs

CHD VII

Medical Teams have been deployed in Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, and Siquijor

CHD X

CHD response teams are on standby/on-call status

CHD CARAGA

Prepositioned assorted drugs and medicines to provinces of Dinagat Island, Surigao del Norte, and Surigao del Sur

DA

DA-V

Prepositioned buffer stocks of seedlings (vegetables), rice, and corn

DILG

DILG VI

Madalag, Aklan

Purchased relief goods

DOTC

Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA)

Corresponding teams ready and available to respond to any eventuality

Cebu Ports Authority (CPA)

Ensure readiness of personnel and equipment

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)

Availability and deployment (as needed) of standby buses in Pasay, Cubao, and Manila (Roxas Blvd.) for quick response and mobilization

Rescue buses (no fees) to transport passengers in distress from crisis points to safe places nearby, as determined by the Public Assistance Committee

Toll Regulatory Board (TRB)

Issuance of directives to all operators to perform the following tasks, among others:

• Be on full alert status during the rainy season

• Clean/declog all drainage systems and waterways

• Deploy patrol vehicles, road cleaning equipment, tow trucks and emergency response teams in flood/landslide-prone areas

• Prepare detour plans for diversion of traffic when necessary

• Close-monitoring of expressways during anticipated heavy rains

• Regular/real-time reporting and information dissemination through social media

Light Rail Transit (LRT) Real-Time Measures:

Instruction to train drivers to adjust train speed depending on visibility Deployment of additional personnel to mop up wet and slippery areas Assets in case of emergencies: two operational rubber boats

Metro Rail Transit (MRT)

In-house medical personnel placed on heightened alert status for the rainy season period

NFA

NFA IV-A

Ensure the availability of rice stockpile to support AOR for two weeks

NFA IV-B

Activated and deployment of data gathering teams, agency coordinating teams and price monitoring teams

AFP

Prepositioned the following assets: 21 UH-1H; one Super Huey; one Huey II; three Islander; 10 MG520; eight SOKOL; three C¬130; one F-27; and, three N-22

CENTCOM

Two choppers; eight navy vessels; 1,400 personnel and two rubber boats

NAVFORSOL

Provided logistical support and manpower to haul and preposition relief items around Albay province

Placed four DRTs and four vessels (2 in Legaspi and 2 in Pasacao) on standby alert

Dispatched one DRRT with 15 personnel and two M35 trucks on November 7, 2013 to augment in the ongoing efforts of the Province in prepositioning relief goods in various Municipalities of Albay

TOG5-PAF

Provided logistical support and manpower to haul and preposition relief items around Albay province

Placed two DRT with two trucks and one rubber boat for deployment

TOG8-PAF and Philippine Navy

Placed on standby alert for possible deployment

TOG10-PAF

Deployed 100 servicemen and trained volunteers to augment for possible evacuation and rescue operations

4IB, 2ID PA

Prepositioned Disaster Response Tactical Group and response equipment

Four Platoons

One M35 truck

Three KM 250 truck

Six KM 450 truck

30 life jacket

18 Harris RF5800H MP

40 two Handheld 2-5 WVF Radios

Four Isuzu NHR

Ten 30 meters long utility rope

Eight shovels

76th IB, 2ID PA

Prepositioned Disaster Response Units Mamburao

One Platoon

One M35 truck

One KM 450 truck

Penal Colony Sablayan

One Platoon

One KM 450 truck

Sablayan

One Platoon

One M35 truck

One KM 450 truck

Calintaan

One Platoon

One KM 450 truck

San Jose

One Platoon

One M35 truck

One KM 450 truck

9ID, PA

Mobilize DRU of 23 personnel for prepositioning at OCD5 OpCen

Provided logistical support and manpower to haul and preposition relief items around Albay province

Activated TASK FORCE SAGIP with 911 manpower and vehicles ready for deployment

901st Brigade PA

Provided one truck with three personnel for transportation of rice sacks from NFA to DSWD for relief packs

2IB PA

Deployed a total of five squads with one truck each squad to the following areas on November 6, 2013: 3 in Libon, 1 in Jovellar, 1 in Guinobatan and 1 in Polangui, all in Albay and 1 on standby for deployment

Deployed 42 personnel in the Municipalities of Esperanza and Placer

8ID PA

Alerted all response group for possible response operations

Assisted in the pre-emptive evacuation and deployed the following assets: Matagob, Leyte

Two M35 trucks

Two KM450

One Canter

One Elf Palo, Leyte

Two M35 trucks

Two KM450

One Canter

One Elf Tanauan, Leyte

One M35 truck

One Dump truck Kananga, Leyte

One KM450 Babatngon, Leyte

One M35 truck

IB PA

Deployed the following assets: two squads in Gingoog City; two squads in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental; one squad in Manticao and Naawan, Misamis Oriental; three in Jasaan, Misamis Oriental; one EI Salvador City with 8 cargo trucks ready for evacuation and rescue operations

3ID, 301st Bde, MIG6

Deployed personnel to augment and install Harris Man Pack at the RDRRMC OCD VI Operations Center

8th Marine Reserve

On standby for possible deployment and now on red alert status

PNP

Forward deployment and pre-positioning of Search and Rescue (SAR) assets

Assisted in the evacuation of affected families and re-packing of relief

goods

PRO IV-A

Assist the LDRRMCs in the conduct of evacuation and SAR operations if need arises

PRO IV-B

Number of personnel deployed on November 8, 2013, 9:00 a.m.: 25 personnel (Occidental Mindoro); 37 personnel (Oriental Mindoro); 138 personnel (Marinduque PPO); and 140 personnel (Romblon PPO)

Palawan Police Provincial Office personnel assisted in the packing of relief goods for distribution to affected areas.

PRO V

Water SAR assets prepositioned in 6 provinces of the region

4 rubber boats at Camp Ola, 4 6×6 trucks and 1,590 SAR trained personnel

PRO VI

Deployed two 6 x 6 trucks and 25 personnel to ferry 220 sacks of rice from NFA to DSWD R6

PRO VII

Preposition of SAR assets and equipment/activate local DRRMCs rescue teams

Improvising indigenous resources (tire interior as floater; bamboo raft, etc.)

PRO VIII

SAR Team Northern Samar PPO assisted in the evacuation of 17 families/96 persons in (Northern Samar); SAR Team Eastern Samar PPO assisted in the evacuation of 84 families/521 persons (Eastern Samar); SAR Team Tacloban CPO assisted in the evacuation of 560 families/2,523 persons (Tacloban City)

PRO X

SAR Team Bukidnon assisted in the evacuation of 15 families (Maluko & Manolo Fortich); SAR Team Misamis Oriental PPO assisted in the evacuation of 138 families (Balingoan, Tagolon, Initao, and Kinoguitan); SAR Team Cagayan De Oro CPO assisted in the evacuation of 529 families (Bulua, Pagatpat, Iponan, Canitoan, Balutang, Bugo, and Macasanding); SAR Team Lanae Del Norte PPO assisted in the evacuation of 30 families (Lapayan)

PCG

CGD BICOL

DRTs on standby alert

BFP

Operational Capability Response to Various Critical Incidents:

Fire trucks: 1,510 units (BFP owned) / 391 units (LGU-owned) •Rubber Boats: 101 units •Ambulances & Rescue Vans: 32 units

BFP IV-A

Alerted all Provincial, City and Municipal Fire Stations to assist the LDRRMCs in the conduct of evacuation and SAR operations in their AORs

Pre-positioned fire trucks and rescue equipment

BFP V

Prepositioned one rescue tender truck, rescue equipment, 4 SAR Teams of 28 personnel ready for deployment

Four 7-man teams were utilized by OCD and Provincial Government of Albay in the pre-emptive evacuation of residents and in the distribution of relief goods

BFP CARAGA Dinagat Central Fire Station

Conducted roving and intensified information drive utilizing public address system to inform the public on what to do before, during, and after a typhoon, and provided the contact numbers of BFP-DFS Personnel for emergency purposes

DEPED 

All schools designated as evacuation sites and personnel to assist in evacuation are on standby alert

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