National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center, Camp Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Philippines


Sitrep No.3 re Effects for Typhoon "Juan" (Megi) [Glide No.-TC .. 2010-000205-PHL]

DATE 18 October 2010, 1 :00 PM


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L-osEc BENITO T. RAMOS Executive Director, NDRRMC . and Administrator, OGD



A. Weather Update

Reference: Severe Weather Bulletin Number NINE Tropical Cyclone Warning:

Typhoon "JUAN" (MEGI) Issued at 11 :00 AM Monday, 18 October 2010

PAGASA Track as of 8 AM, 18 October 2010

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Satellite Picture at 11 AM , 18 October 2010

Typhoon "JUAN" has continued to slow down as it interacts with the landmass of eastern coast of Isabela.
Location of Center: 1,20 kms East of Tuqueqarao City
(as of 10:00 a.m.)
I Coordinates: ] 17.6°N, 122.8"E
I Strength: Maximum winds of 225 kph near the center and
gustiness of up to 260 kph Telefax: NDRRMC Opcen (+632) 91.1·1406; 912-2665; 912-5668; NDRRMC Secretariat (+632) 912-0441; 912·5947; Office of the Administrator, OGD (+632) 912·2424


I Movement: I West Southwest at 17 kph


Monday noon- 2pm:

expected to make landfall in the vicinity of Palanan, Isabela

Forecast Tuesday morning:

Positions/Outlook: 150 km West Northwest of Baguio City Wednesday morning:

54{) km West Northwest of Baguio City



Signal No.4

( >185 kph winds)

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal


Cagayan Isabela Kalinga

Mt. Province Ifugao

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Signal NO.3 (100·185 kph winds)

Babuyan Group of Islands

Calayan Group of Islands

Northern Aurora Quirino

Nueva Vizcaya Benguet

Ilocos Norte Ilocos Sur Abra

La Union Apayao

SignalNo.2 (60~100 kph winds]

Polillio Island Nueva Ecija Pangasinan Tarlac

Batanes Group Rest of Aurora



Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signals are alerted against possible f1ashfloods and landslides. Residents in coastal areas under signals # 4, # 3 and # 2 are alerted of possible storm surges. The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions, monitor the hourly updates.


Bulacan Pampanga Bataan Zambales Northern Quezon Metro Manila Rizal

Laguna Batangas

Signal No.1 (30~60 kph winds)








.:. Reference: Hourly update (PAGASA's Twitter Account)

Based on PAGASA's Aparri Radar, the "Eye" of Tyhoon "duan" has made a landfall at Sierra Madre Mt. Estagno Point at Divilacan Peak at 11 :25 AM.

PAGASA Weather Assessment as Reported at the NDRRMC Meeting held at 9:00 AM. today, 18 October 2010

.: .: Forecasted track line:E:ntry point-Northern Isabela; Time of entry-10 .AM to 12 NN today, 18 October 2010.; Exit polnt-llocos Sur; Time of exit- before midnight tonight

.:. Additional Information: Rainfall rate- 50 to 60 mmfhr (based on radar), 55 to 65 mm/hr (based on satellite);. Wave height - over 14 meters; Storm surg.e and sweH - up to 12 meters

.:. Projected track: isabela> Mt. Province> lIocos Sur

.:. Typhoon "Juan" characteristics: core circulation became smaller as it

approaches land; speed decreased slightly due to the ridge of High Pressure Area

.:. NCR situation: Signal No.1; no indication for Signal No.2; "Ondoy"-Hke rain not feasible; cloudy weather is expected with occasional gusty wind

B. Initial Effects

1. Pre-emptive Evacuation

Province Mun Brgys Evacuated Evac Ctrs
Families Persons
Isabela Divilacan 6 30 Community Ctr
Dinapigue 45 250 -do-
Sta. Maria 10 40
Sub-total 61 320
Cagayan Gonzaga Minanga & 144 657 Gymnasium
Sta Ana Sta Clara, 13 53 Brgy Hall
Sto Nino Abariongan, Ruar, 150 750 Brgy Hall
& Niug Norte
Rizal Gaqabutan, Masi & 250 1,250 Brgy Hall
Aparri Maura 19 76 TESDA Aparri
School of Arts
& Trade
Sub-total 576 2,786
Benguet Tublay Brgy Coroz U ndetermi ned Derencio ES
Total 637 3,106 2. Standed Vessels/Passengers as of 18 Oct (Source: peG, OCD Regional Centers)

.. Port of 8atangas - 180 passengers, 10 rolling cargoes,17 vessels, 1B motorbancas50 passengers (bound fro Romblonand Abra de 1109, Mindoro)

.. CGS Aparri, Cagayan (MV Eagle Ferry/ 23 and MB GMA / 10)

(+ Sta Ana Municipal Fishport (MB Babylyn 118)

Total- 51 Persons

Stranded Motor Tankers (MTs) at CGs Bataan .:. MT Aparri, MT Mahogany and MT Matikas

Cargo Vessels which Took shelter at Masinloc, Zambales .:. MV Ellivita and MV Corona


Status of Lifelines

.:. Subtransmission Lines damaged in Cagayan due to tripping (Tuguegaraa Station (54MP4 and 53MP4): Alcala, Amulung, Iguig, Baggao, Magapit, l.allo, Gattaran, Aparri, Lasan, Allacapan, Camalaniugan, Buguey, Sta Teresita, Gonzaga, Sta Ana, Pamplona, Sanchez Mira, Claveria, Abu.log and Ballesteros) -100 % restored (source NGCP)


.. NDRRMC-OPCEN has been continuously disseminabng NDRRMC Advisory on Typhoon "JUAN" (MEGI) to all regions through SMS, facsimile and NDRRMC website for further dissemination to their respective local disaster risk reduction and management councils from the provincia. down to the municipal levels

.0:. NDRRMC OpCen was put on blue alert status on October 15, 2010, then to red alert status on 17 October. All member agencies sent their representatives on 24-hour duty at the NDRRMC Opeen

.. Satellite phone earlier donated by the European Union (EU) thru Telecom Sans Frontier had been activated for use in case of local communication breakdown

.. NDRRMC meetings were held yesterday; 17 October, 9:00 AM and today, 18 October, 09:00 AM at Camp Aguinaldo to discuss plans, preparations and updates on Typhoon "Juan" .

.. Activated WASAR capabilities in Metro Manila in case needed within NCR or for deployment to Northern Luzon .

.. AFP Reservists mobilized with a contingent assembled in Camp Aguinaldo

.:. Shoul.d the effects of the typhoon go beyond the country's capability to respond, the ASEAN, under the terms and obligations of the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER), will be requested for assistance first before an appeal may be made to the international community

.:. In view of the expected increase of the rainfall intensity of Magat watershed within the next 24 hours, DOST-PAGASA recommends that power generation of Magat Dam be maximized before any impending releases from the spillway as part of flood control protocol and will provide updates on time of water release from the spillway should the situation warrants

.:. peG issued advisory to shipping and fishermen - No vessel are allowed to sail in areas covered by Storm signal No 2,3 and 4

- Vessels of 1,000 gross tons and below are not allowed to sail in areas covered by Storm Signal No.1

Fishermen- Not allowed to venture out to sea. Warning and recall system implemented ..

- All District Commanders were directed to establish liaisoning with the PDRRMC, MDRRMC and OCD Offices for the assistance in the dissemination of efforts

- Actively liaise with governors, mayors, .Brgy Captains and Sitio leaders or administrators of LGUs and local AFP and PNP units for support and assistance

- All peG units are further di.rected to visit local TV and radio stations to issue press releases to warn fisherfolks and ma.rginalized boat communities of the incoming weather disturbance


.. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) - has 2,003 units of response assets deployed in northern and central Luzon broken down as follows:


Regions Water Trucks Other Ambulance Engr Total
Craft Vehicles Assets
I 55 57 54 3 22 191
II 39 215 148 61 404 867
III 46 145 134 14 34 373
CAR 40 145 139 75 173 572
Total 180 562 475 153 633 2,003 ., Philippine National Police (PNP) implemented its Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan (LOI 35/10 "SAKLOLO REVISED") and declared full alert for the entire of Luzon area

<+ Philippine Coast Guard (peG) placed' all Coast Guard districts, stations and detachments in Luzon on heightened alert and deployed floating/air assets and Special unit Teams in various PCG Districts-

(+ Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) - heightened alert status of all its units and deployed manpower, logistics and rescue equipment

.::. Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) deployed 576 Quick Response Teams (QRTs), 183 Social Welfare and Development (SWAD) Teams and 3,073 volunteers for warehousing and stockpiling of Food and Non-Food Items (NFls); prepositioned 18,147 family food packs worth PhP2,915,906.05, other food and non-food items (NFls) worth PhP121.,980,854.25 and standby funds in the amount of PhP 2,827,456.23 in Regions I, II, 11'1, IV-A, IV-B, V, NCR and CAR and at NROCJCO;

Preposiiioned PhP 360,000 worth of 2,000 family packs at the DSWD-NROC ready for transport/hauling to the affected areas in addition to the DSWD~Field Offices' stockpile;

Allocated an additional PhP2M standby funds at PhP500,OOO each for CAR and Region I and PhP1M for Region II;

24/7 operations at the National and Regional Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Centers (NIRDROMICS) for data generation and/or management in close coordination with the OCD and the DRRMCs at all levels; Emergency relief management (i.e. repacking, prepositioning, others) at the National. and Regional Resource Operations Centers (N/RROCS) ready for deployment to affected areas;

Local purchase of emergency relief supplies utilizing prepositioned standby funds at the Regional levels;

Partnership with the private sector thru their social corporate responsibility (CSR) arms such as Air 21', Mail and More, SM and Petron Foundations, Smart and Globe Communications, other for donation drop-off points, handling hauling of relief supplies and other requirements during relief operations;

Coordination with the NFA for rice requirements to be withdrawn at its Provincial Warehouse nearest to the affected areas;

Volunteer mcbiltzatlon through the Bayanihang Sayan Volunteer Registry Plus (VRP) - http/;

Resource mobilization through the E-Donation Management System.

+ Department of Health (DOH) - alerted ambulance, medical teams; regional offices and hospitals nationwide and CHOs prepositioned drugs, medicines and medical supplies at the provincial level

.:. Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has stand-by 18 rubber boats and personnel for water search and rescue (WASAR) in the following areas: Cagayan, lsabela, La Union, Bulacan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Tarlae, Nueva Ecija, Laguna, Valenzuela, Rizal, Manila, Quezon City, Batangas and National Headquarters.


For water and san'itation: 7 water treatment plant with a total production of 288,000 liters of potable water per day; M40 water storage tank producing 600,000 liters of water per day and 45 units of bladder tanks with tap stands, with storage capacity of1 0.,000 liters per bladder; and 38 ambulances on standby in Luzon area.

.. Department of Education (DepEd) has alerted its QRTs in its regional offices and advised its Regional Directors to announce today, 17 October 2010 on the suspension of Classes for tomorrow and ensure that the classes of children in areas likely to be affected will not be disrupted

.:+ Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) issued advisories to their Regional Offices last Friday advising all LGUs to coordinate with their respective DRR operation centers

.:. National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) activated its command centers nationwide and continue to coordinate with PAGASA for the typhoon track; make sure that canals and drainages are clean and clear; and ensures that all telecom facilities are made available at all times; and its contingency plans (CPs) are in place

.. Department of Agriculture (DA) activated all DA Command Centers and monitored the availability and prices of basic goods/commodities The National Food Authority is ready to provide and make the supply of rice available

.. Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) deployed its equipment and personnel at the critical road sections and as per assessment, all roads within regions 1, II, III and CAR are still passable to all types of vehicles


.:. OCD Regional Centers I, II, III, IV-A, IV-B, IV-B, VII, VIII, CAR and NCR are on Alert Status; continuously disseminating weather bulletins, flood advisories and gale warnings to respective local DRRMCs; closely coordinating with PDRRMCs and M/CDRRMCs in low-lying areas and near mountain slopes; prepositioning of response/search and rescue assets (personnel, equipment, logistics and relief goods) for possible evacuation and relief operations; and conducting meetings with respective Regional and Provincial DRRMCs members for preparedness measures and actions to be undertaken

Region II

.. PDRRMC Cagayan established three (3) Advance Command Post manned by Rescue 29, PNP, PGSO, PEO and PSWDO; PSWD prepositioned 5,000 family packs of food commodities and 1, 000 packs of used clothing at the different Command Post; activated medical teams of Provincial Health Office; and Provincial Engineering Districts prepositioned earth moving equipment in landslide prone areas

(e PDRRMC Isabela prepositioned resources incl.uding organized rescue units ; PSWD prepared 2,504 packs of food and non-food items for stand-by; Provincial and distri.ct Hospitals are readied with manpower and supplies; and 10 dump trucks are readied with gas and driver for possible evacuation


.:. Designated evacuation centers - schools, brgy halls, churches and gymnasium .:. Pre positioned 38 units of heavy equipment


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