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Situation Reports: Typhoon Tembin SitRep #3

January 10, 2018

Typhoon Tembin (known as Vinta in the Philippines) made landfall
on December 22 in Davao Oriental, a province located in the
southern Philippines in the Davao Region in Mindanao. Tembin
crossed various provinces across Mindanao causing flash floods
and landslides. Severe flooding and landslides were reported in
Cagayan de Oro City and in several towns in Lanao del Norte,
Lanao del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga Sibugay
provinces. (Source: OCHA SitRep, December 26- 29, 2017)

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council
(NDRRMC) confirmed 197 people dead, with the number expected
to rise as rescue teams search for more than 200 missing people
believed to be buried in mud or swept away by flood waters. More
than 100,000 people have been displaced from their homes and
74 percent are still in evacuation centers. It is estimated that the
typhoon has caused US$ 26 million worth of damage to agriculture
across five regions and 6,850 houses have been damaged.

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