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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

• 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
• 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
• 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



• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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