B. Regional Updates Region III • • Ipo Dam opened gates 2, 3 and 4 at around 1:20 AM, September 26, 2009. As of 7:00 AM Radial Gate No.

2 was already closed and gates 3 and 4 are still open as of reporting time Twenty five (25) barangays of Marilao, Meycuayan, San Miguel and Bocaue in Bulacan with flood waters ranging from 1 ½ ft to waste deep ft

NCR • A total of 33 barangays have been flooded in Manila City (1), Marikina City (2), Malabon City (6), Muntinlupa City (2), Quezon City (5), Makati City (1), Pasay City (1), Pasig City (5), Valenzuela City (1) and San Juan City (9) with flood water ranging from 2 ft. to waist-deep are not passable to light vehicles. Road clearing, search and rescue and evacuation operations are on-going Thirty Seven (37) road sections in Metro Manila are not passable to light vehicles due to flooding

Region IV-B • Trips from Romblon Port to Sibuyan Island, Romblon Province were cancelled • OCD IV-B is closely monitoring the status of roll-on-roll out operations Region V • • A landslide occurred in Brgy. Bongalon, Sangay, Camarines Sur on or about 5:00 PM, September 24, 2009 due to heavy rains. No damages and casualties reported Power interruption has been experienced in some parts of Labo, Camarines Norte due to fallen tree. Power restoration is being done by Camarines Norte Electric Cooperative (CANORECO)

C. Strandees in Regions IV-A and V • As of todate, a total of 1,806 passengers, 120 trucks, 27 small cars, 2 passenger buses, 15 vessels, and 6 motor bancas were stranded in the Ports of Batangas, Calapan, Puerto Real, Tamban, Virac, Tabaco, and Pasacao • PCG Unit Commanders in various ports are closely monitoring and providing assistance to ensure security and safety of strandees

III. ACTIONS TAKEN NATIONAL Actions • NDCC Advisory was disseminated to regions concerned through SMS and facsimile for further dissemination to their respective local disaster coordinating councils from the provincial down to the municipal levels

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NDCC-OPCEN has been continuously coordinating with AFP Command Center and emergency responders of respective areas for the conduct of immediate search and rescue operations in various flooded/critical areas in Metro Manila: Manila City, Marikina City, Malabon City, Muntinlupa City, Quezon City, Makati City, Pasay City, Pasig City, Valenzuela City and San Juan City; Central Luzon (Bulacan); and Region IV-A (Rizal Province particularly San Mateo, Cainta, Tanay, Angono, Taytay, Baras, Montalban and Antipolo City) Requested Olongapo Rescue and SBMA Emergency Responders to assist AFP in the conduct of search and rescue operations in Metro Manila

AFP • Major AFP units such as 48IB, 7th ID deployed and respective DRRUs to render assistance • GHQ and HSC DRRUs lead by LtC Docil, PA (GSC) assisted stranded commuters in the vicinity of EDSA-Santolan area REGIONAL Actions • OCD Regional Centers concerned have been continuously disseminating weather advisories/bulletins to the Local Disaster Coordinating Councils and monitoring of possible effects in their respective areas of responsibilities

NCR • OCD-NCR alerted QCDOPs to monitor areas likely to be affected by the spilling of La Mesa Dam and coordinated with NCRCOM and CDAG for immediate deployment to Brgy. Bagong Silangan and Brgy. Fairview and Sitio Ruby East Fairview and the collapsed building in 18th Avenue Region I • RDCC OPCEn has been activated since yesterday with the Naval Force Northern Luzon (NFNL) and PNP Officers and other RDCC members rendering duty at OpCen • DSWD RI instructed the SWAD teams to coordinate with PDCCs to monitor situation in respective areas of responsibilities Region III • PDCC Bulacan is continuously monitoring the situation and population affected in 25 barangays of Marilao, Meycuayan, San Miguel and Bocaue with flood waters ranging from 1 ½ ft to waste deep ft Region IV-A • The Philippine Coast Guard and Philippine Ports Authority in Batangas have suspended the inter-island travel. Vessel of 1,000 gross tonnage (GT) and below are not allowed to venture into the sea • All local DCCs of CALABARZON are placed on alert status

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• Quick Alert Response Teams of DPWH, Southern Luzon Command (SOLCOM), DOH, DSWD, PCG and PNP are on alert status ready for deployment as the need arises Region IV-B • PDCC Oriental Mindoro dispatched its Provincial Disaster Response to monitor the situation particularly the water courses affected by the monsoon rains. Likewise, alerted the MDCCs in their area of responsibilities CAR • DPWH CAR is now conducting clearing operations along the areas with reported land/mud and rock slides • OCD CAR coordinated with PRO-COR to assist in the dissemination of warning advisories at the local level trough their radio communications network _________________________

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