Summary of the Effects of Typhoon "Dindo"
name Nida) 21 May 2004
Chronology of Hazard
5:00 PM, 13 May 2004, the low pressure area east of
Mindanao had intensified into a Tropical Depression
(TD) and was named "Dindo". It accelerated
slightly as it continued to move northwestward within
10:45 AM of May 14, it developed into a Tropical Storm
(TS) as it moved towards Bicol and eastern Visayas
May 15, 2004, TS Dindo intensified further into a
typhoon and gained more strength but had changed course.
It crossed the northern part of Catanduanes and passed
through Isabela-Cagayan area.
10:30 AM of May 18, 2004, it slightly weakened while
moving northward and continued to move away from the
country in the northeastward track.
typhoon Dindo left the country, another weather disturbance
over the Caroline Island named "Enteng"
entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility,
of 10:45 AM today 21 May 2004, Tropical Storm Enteng
has weakened into a tropical depression as it accelerated
to the northeast moving further away from the country.
Typhoon-Related Incidents Monitored
16, 2004, storm surge in Gigmoto, Catanduanes affecting
barangays Sioron, Sicmil and Dururian, with 70 households
and private motorized bancas affected.
17, 2004 at 2:30 PM, a tornado hit 7 barangays in
Guimba, Nueva Ecija affecting 118 families or 368
persons and causing damage to houses and orchard amounting
18, 2004, midnight, boat capsized at the vicinity
of Bgy Dikapinisan, Aurora, Aurora with 1 missing
18, 2004 at 1:00 PM, a motorized banca, M/B Martin
carrying 158 passengers and 10 crews capsized approximately
2 kms from Pilar Pier, Camotes Island, Cebu, with
5 dead and 4 still missing.
18, 2004 at 2:00 AM, lightning in Barangay Cansadan,
Tubudan, San Jose, Antique with one(1) dead..
18, 2004, minor landslides at barangays Ninaliw and
Guba, Cebu City and Bgy Campo 6, Talisay City.
18, 2004 , flooding in Bgy Bacayan, Cebu City due
to the overflowing of creek resulting to the evacuation
of 30 households.
17, 2004, flooding in 17 municipalities:: 8 in Camarines
Sur, 1 in Albay, and 8 in Camarines Norte .
Summary of Effects
3.1 Total Stranded
16- up to May 18, 2004 -15,057 passengers, 391 vehicles
and 6 sea vessels in 10 ports and ferry terminals
in Regions IV, V and VIII. Island provinces and municipalities
of Albay, Eastern Samar, Batangas, Marinduque, and
Quezon were cancelled. Port operations resumed 12:00
NN, 18 May 2004.
Population Affected - source DSWD - Manila
of 62,639 families or 252,840 persons were affected
in Regions V and VIII, particularly in the provinces
of Eastern Samar, Sorsogon, Camarines Sur, Albay and
Catanduanes. This number include stranded passengers
these, 634 families or 2,986 persons were evacuated
to evacuation centers established in the provinces
of Sorsogon, Camarines Sur and Albay.
- 20 (Regions VI -1, V - 7; VII - 9 and VIII-3)
- 9 ( Regions III-1, V - 3, VII - 4 and VIII -1)
- 8 (Region VIII -1 and V -7)
3.4 Estimated Damage to Infrastructure, Agriculture
P262.820 or (P263 M) (latest figure as corrected by
10,009 ( 4,071 totally destroyed and 5,938 partially
Emergency Management Activities
of Advisories and Warning by NDCC Chairman for DCCs
of all affected areas to undertake preparedness and
response measures in accordance with PGMA's instruction
for zero casualty.
monitoring of the development and effects of Typhoon
"Dindo". since it entered the Philippine
Area of Responsibility, by NDMC thru the RDCCs of
Regions IV, V and VIII.
Chairman directed the AFP Command Center for availability
of one (1) chopper and one (1) C-130 for use of RDCC
V team in the conduct of damage and needs assessment
at the landslide area in Catanduanes.
PAF Plane airlifted 2,000 assorted family packs and
used clothing to Virac, Catanduanes, escorted by DSWD
Secretary, DTI Undersecretary, Catanduanes local government
officials, DSWD staff and OCD, Central Office and
RC 5 personnel. At the same time, they conducted damage
and needs assessment of the area.
Coast Guard stations in Camotes Island and Ormoc City
conducted search and rescue operations for passengers
of capsized boats at Camotes Island and Aurora.
DSWD, through its respective regional field offices,
and local government units, provided emergency assistance
worth P 1,983,712.00
DSWD - P 770,987.00
- P 1,187,725.00
and Other Gos - 25,000.00
DSWD -V Emergency Action team is still on 24 hour
duty to ensure the release of relief augmentation
to affected local government units.
augmentation fund provided to OCD Regional Center
Declaration of a State Of Calamity
President declared the provinces of Camarines Sur,
Camarines Norte, Albay, Sorsogon, Catandanes, Masbate,
Eastern and Northern Samar under a State of Calamity
on May 18,2004.