Consolidated report on government actions on typhoon Yolanda, November 12, 2013

The following is a consolidated report from government agencies on government relief and rehabilitation efforts on typhoon Yolanda as of November 12, 2013 (2:00p.m.). 

A.   Status of Lifelines

  • Telecommunications signals for Globe, Smart, and Sun Cellular restored in affected areas:
    •  Globe: 49% of affected sites in the Visayas; 30% of affected sites in Luzon and Mindanao
    • Smart/ Sun Cellular: 309 out of 396 affected municipalities
    • “Libreng Tawag” of Globe Telecom was set up at Hotel Alejandro, Tacloban City.

B.   Updates from Government Agencies (as of 11 November 2013, 8:00 PM)

Food and water

  • DSWD
    • Provided P12.52 million worth of relief support to the affected families
  • DTI
    • The DTI has declared price freeze in provinces and towns affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda. DTI reported that the supply of goods in most areas remain stable except for places which are difficult to access due to damaged roads.

Infrastructure and Transportation

  • DOTC
    • All airports are now open and operating except for Tacloban, which is with limited commercial operations (turbo propeller planes only).
    • All seaports are operational.
  • Status of Roads and Bridges (based on NDRRMC data)



Initial status

Current Status Nov 12

Batangas-Tabango-Lobo Road, Bgy.Mabacong and Talahib KM 134+100 to 145+000 Not passableDue to landslide  PASSABLE / CLEARED



Palawan 1st Deo Coron-Busuanga Rd Not passable due to fallen electrical posts PASSABLE / CLEARED
Romblon Deo Tablas Circumferencial Rd KM 80+100 Not passable due to landslide PASSABLE / CLEARED
Calapan South Road KM 13+000-KM 18+100 Bucayao, Calapan City Not passable to light vehiclesDue to flooding PASSABLE
Calapan North Road km 16+000-KM21+000 Not passable to light vehiclesDue to flooding PASSABLE



Catanduanes Circ. Road BoconSpillway km 140+404, Brgy. BoconCaramoran Not passableDue to flooding; DPWHinstalled barricades PASSABLE
Km 153+500, Brgy. Lubas, SanAndres Not passableDue to Uprooted trees PASSABLE / CLEARED
Masbate Cataingan Road Not passableDue to fallen trees; ongoingclearing operations  
Lagonoy-Precentacion Road Not passableDue to landslide PASSABLE / CLEARED
Presentacion-Maligaya RoadKM508+800 Bgy. Cabotoan


KM 509+500 Bgy. Panicuan


KM513+000, Bgy. Patrocinio


KM514+200 Bgy Sirang

Not passableDue to uprooted trees ALL PASSABLE / CLEARED



Old Iloilo-Capiz Rd. Suage Bridge Km33+274 Not passable  
Capiz 2nd deo all national road Not passable due to Damaged electrical posts PASSABLE / CLEARED
Iloilo-Antique Road from Belison to Pandan Not passable due to Due to uprooted trees PASSABLE / CLEARED
Bacolod Southroad. KM 131+070; km, 131+250 km 144+435 Not passable due to landslide PASSABLE / CLEARED



Mahaplag-Sogod Road Not passableDue to Uprooted trees PASSABLE / CLEARED
Daang Maharlika, Libagon Section No passableDue to Uprooted trees PASSABLE / CLEARED
Ormoc-baybay road No passableDue to fallen trees and electric posts PASSABLE / CLEARED
Palo-Carigara-Ormoc Road No passableDue to fallen trees and electric posts PASSABLE / CLEARED
Palompon-Isabel-Merida-Ormoc Road Not passableDue to fallen trees and electric posts  
Libungao-Matag-ob-Palompon Road Not passableDue to fallen trees and electric posts  
Tacloban City Daang Maharlika San Juanico Bridge Not passable PASSABLE


CLEARED NATIONAL ROADS, AS OF 12 NOVEMBER 2013, 12PM: 1.   From Bicol: Matnog (Roro) –Allen, Northern Samar-Catbalogan-San Juanico Bridge-Tacloban

2.   From Cebu: Ormoc-Kananga-Carigara-Palo-Tacloban

3.   From Cebu: Ormoc-Baybay-Abuyog-Tulosa-Palo-Tacloban

4.   Catbalogan-Basey-Lawa-An (Eastern Samar)

5.   Catbalogan-Paranas-Taft-San Julian-Borongan (Eastern Samar)


  •  DPWH
    • National roads to Tacloban that are already open:

BY LAND: Thru Bicol (Matnog, Sorsogon) Roro-Allen, Northern Samar, Catbalogan, N. Samar-San Juanico Bridge-Tacloban

FROM CEBU: Ormoc-Kananga-Carigara-Paco-Tacloban.

  • National roads to Eastern Samar that are still being cleared:
    • Taft-Borongan-Hernani-Guian (127 km)
    • Marabut-Giporlos-Guian (46 km)


  • DOE (through NEA)


Electric Cooperatives


  1. Occidental Mindoro


Power restored in Sta. Cruz, Mamburao, San Jose, Abra De Ilog and Paluan. Calintaan, Magsaysay and Rizal will be energized on 11 Nov 2013.
  1. Oriental Mindoro


Power restored in Baco, Calapan City, Naujan, San Teodoro, Socorro, Victoria, Bansud, Gloria, Mansalay, Pinamalayan, and Roxas.  Municipalities of Puerto Galera, Bulalacao, Bongabon and Pola will be energized on 11 Nov 2013.
  1. Romblon


Power restored in Odiongan, Ferrol, Looc, Alcantara, San Andres, Calatrava and San Agustin. Remaining three (3) municipalities of Santa Fe, San Jose and Santa Monica will be energized by 14 Nov 2013.
  1. Masbate


Power restored in City of Masbate and municipalities of Mobo, Aroroy, Baleno and Cataingan, Milagros and Uson already energized. Municipalities of Placer, Milagros and Balud will be energized on 11 Nov 2013. Eight (8) municipalities remain to be energized.


Power restored in municipalities of Jacinto and Ticao.
  1. Aklan


Caticlan and Boracay island will be partially energized today. Power coming from IPP with 5 MW capacity.
  1. Iloilo


Power restored in municipalities of Mina, Pototan, Janiuay, Badiangan, Dingle, Barotac Nuevo, Dumangas, Zarraga and New Lucena. Municipalities of Passi, Duenas, and San Enrique will be energized today. Municipalities of Calinog and Lambunao are scheduled to be energized on 21 Nov 2013 and Bingawan on 30 Nov 2013.
  1. Negros Oriental


Power restored on 10 Nov 2013.
  1. Siquijor


Power restored on 10 Nov 2013.
  1. Western Samar


On-going inspection and rehabilitation.  Awaiting energization of transmission line.


  • PNP
    • As of 12 November 2013, the PNP deployed additional 1,082 police personnel to areas affected by Typhoon Yolanda (733 already in Tacloban, 85 already in Ormoc, 58 already in Capiz, and 206 additional police personnel on its way to Tacloban) to improve the peace and order situation in said areas.

 C.   International Commitments 

As of November 12, 2013, 32 countries and international organizations have pledged their assistance in cash or in kind, with an estimated value amounting to $79.234M for relief and search and rescue operations in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda.


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