Relief goods needed for families affected by TS Egay (Linfa)

As of July 6, 2015, around 13,000 families or close to 50,000 individuals were affected by massive flooding due to Tropical Storm Egay (international name Linfa) in the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, and La Union.

Given the dire circumstances of the people affected by the storm, the Citizens’ Disaster Response Center is appealing for an emergency relief for the said areas. They need canned goods, rice, dried fish, munggo beans, laundry and bath soaps, toothpaste, toothbrush, sleeping mats, blankets, etc.

CDRC’s relief pack for every family usually includes rice (25 kilos), canned goods (12 cans), munggo (1 kilo), dried fish (1 kilo), cooking oil (2 li).

Please drop-off donations at:
Citizens’ Disaster Response Center
72-A Times Street, West Triangle Homes, Q.C.

For more information, call +632.929.9820

Around 1,400 families or 5,400 people in Ilocos Norte were evacuated and almost 500 families were isolated due to floods in Bacarra town in Ilocos Norte and Santa town in Ilocos Sur. Nine landslide incidents and flooding of farmlands affected 2,130 families in the municipality of Naguilian in La Union.

In La Union, a state of calamity was declared on Monday, July 6, as the city of San Fernando, municipalities of San Juan, Luna, Bacnotan and Bangar became flooded. During the flooding, Barangay Cabaruan, Bacnotan, the San Fernando-Bagulin road, San Juan-San Gabriel road and the Manila North Road from Bauang to San Fernando were impassable.

In Ilocos Sur, a landslide caused one lane of the Tagudin-Cervantes road to close.

Assessment as of July 6, 2015:

Province Municipality Bgy. / Community # of Affected Remarks
Ilocos Norte Paoay Masintok 1004 individuals
241 families
Evacuated
Callaguip 900 families Evacuated
Laoag Caaoacan 200 families Evacuated
Pasuquin Nalvo 300 families Flooded due to strong sea waves
Caroan 400 families Flooded due to strong sea waves and heavy rain
Bacarra Casilian 350 families Isolated
Pagudpud Balaoi 450 families Flooded due to strong and heavy rain and strong sea waves
Ilocos Sur Santa Calungbuyan 498 individuals Flooded
Casiber 629 individuals Flooded
Rancho 664 individuals Flooded
Dammay 199 individuals Isolated
Oribi 152 individuals Isolated
Quezon 360 individuals Sea wall around 15 meters collapsed
families Evacuated
Magsaysay 911 individuals Sea wall around 20 meters collapsed
Caoayan Fuerte 2578 individuals Flooded
Sta. Catalina Tamurong 2654 individuals Flooded due to strong wind and strong sea waves
Narvacan San Pedro 10 individuals Storm surge, houses were destroyed
La Union Bauang Pudoc 485 families Flooded
Baccuit 748 families Flooded
Payucpuc Norte 404 families Flooded
Pugo 901 families Flooded
Central East 849 families Flooded
Parian 381 families Flooded
Balaoan Nalasin 300 families Flooded
Nagsabaran Norte 305 families Flooded
Camilo Osias 362 famlies Flooded
Cabua-an 215 families Flooded
Bacnotan Cabaroan 300 families Flooded
Naguilian Lower Bimmotobot 175 families Landslide, flooding of farmlands
Mamat-ing Norte 145 families Landslide, flooding of farmlands
Mamat-ing Sur 260 families Landslide, flooding of farmlands
Tuddingan 265 families Landslide, flooding of farmlands
Gusing Norte 255 families Landslide, flooding of farmlands
Lioac Sur 210 families Landslide, flooding of farmlands
Baraoas Sur 530 families Landslide, flooding of farmlands
Suguidan Sur 155 families Landslide, flooding of farmlands
Suguidan Norte 135 families Landslide, flooding of farmlands

Thank you for your generosity and support!


This article was originally from the CDRC site

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